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The Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, presented annually by ALAN, is an award in the United States for a book that exemplifies literary excellence, widespread appeal, and a positive approach to life in young adult literature. Named for Amelia Elizabeth Walden … Continue reading

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Clap When You Land has been added to the longlist for the 2021 CILIP Carnegie Medal – the UK’s most prestigious and oldest youth literature award. Elizabeth Acevedo won the Carnegie Medal in 2019 for The Poet X. You can … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Acevedo wins an Audie Award for Best Narration by an Author for With the Fire on High. This is Liz’s 4th nomination & 1st win. See a full list of winners here

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In case you missed it, The Poet X was awarded the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction. The Walden Award was established in 2008 to honor YA author Amelia Elizabeth Walden and is given to the young … Continue reading

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The Carnegie Medal Awards announced on Tuesday, June 19th that Elizabeth Acevedo has won the CILIP Carnegie Medal for The Poet X.¬†Elizabeth is the first writer of color to win this prestigious UK award in it’s 83-year history. The Carnegie … Continue reading

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