Awards: Golden Kite; CILIP Carnegie, Kate Greenaway

Winners of the 2017 Golden Kite Awards, presented to children's book authors and artists by their peers and sponsored by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, are:

YA: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel Books)
Middle grade: The Haunting of Falcon House by Eugene Yelchin (Holt)
Nonfiction: We Will Not Be Silent by Russell Freedman (Clarion)
Picture book illustration: The Music in George's Head, illustrated by Stacy Innerst (Calkins Creek)
Picture book text: The Christmas Boot by Lisa Wheeler (Dial)

Honor Books
YA: In-Between Days by Vikki Wakefield (S&S)
Middle grade: Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins (Atheneum)
Nonfiction: A Girl Called Vincent by Krystyna Poray Goddu (Chicago Review Press)
Picture book illustration: Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Nancy Paulsen Books)
Picture book text: Time for Earth School, Dewey Dew by Leslie Staub (Boyds Mills Press)

Sid Fleischman Humor Award: Welcome to Wonderland: Home Sweet Motel by Chris Grabenstein (Random House)


The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals has released shortlists for the 2017 Carnegie Medal (author of a book for children and young people) and the Kate Greenaway Medal (illustrator of a book for children and young people), which are judged by a panel of expert librarians. Winners will each receive £500 (about $620) worth of books to donate to their local library, a golden medal and a £5,000 (about $6,190) Colin Mears Award cash prize. Winners will be announced June 19.

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