Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature

The Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature, also known as “The Walter,” celebrates the legacy of author Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014). Awarded annually to recognize diverse authors (or co-authors) whose works feature diverse main characters and address diversity in a meaningful way. We Need Diverse Books defines “diverse” to be one or more of the following: a person of color, Native American, LGBTQIA, a person with a disability, and/or a member of a marginalized religious or cultural minority in the United States.

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A Good Kind of Trouble
Book - 2019 | First edition. Honor, Young Readers, 2020
Nominees: Lisa Moore Ramée.
J RAMEE, L.
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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking up With Me
eBook - 2019 Winner, Teen, 2020
Nominees: Rosemary Valero-O'Connell and Mariko Tamaki
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Other Words for Home
Book - 2019 | First edition. Honor, Young Readers, 2020
Nominees: Jasmine Warga
J WARGA, J.
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Pet
Book - 2019 | First edition. Honor, Teen, 2020
Nominees: Akwaeke Emezi
YA FIC EMEZI, A.
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The Bridge Home
Book - 2019 Winner, Young Readers, 2020
Nominees: Padma Venkatraman
J VENKATRAMAN, P.
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With the Fire on High
Book - 2019 | First edition. Honor, Teen, 2020
Nominees: Elizabeth Acevedo
YA FIC ACEVEDO, E.
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Ghost Boys
Book - 2018 | First edition. Winner, Young Readers, 2019
Nominees: Jewell Parker Rhodes
J RHODES, J.
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Monday's Not Coming
Book - 2018 | First edition. Honor, Teen, 2019
Nominees: Tiffany D. Jackson
YA FIC JACKSON, T.
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The Astonishing Color of After
Book - 2019 | First paperback edition. Honor, Teen, 2019
Nominees: Emily X. R. Pan
YA FIC PAN, E.
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The Night Diary
Book - 2018 Honor, Young Readers, 2019
Nominees: Veera Hiranandani
J HIRANANDANI, V.
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