Award-Winning Teen and Young Adult Performing Arts Nonfiction eBooks
Performing arts are among the most popular topics for teens today. There are many films and TV shows featuring different forms of this art form, but you won't find many novels about this subject. That's where these eBooks come in handy! Listed below are some of the best teen and young adult performing arts titles you can find. Check out these award-winning titles and read them for your next book club meeting!
Free Performing Arts Nonfiction eBooks
Whether you're interested in music or theater, the Internet is a great place to find free eBooks. Many libraries have collections that cater to different age groups, including those for children and teens. In addition to fiction books, there are nonfiction eBooks as well. The National Library of Medicine has an online collection of free audiobooks, including classics, modern novels, and more. You can even use your Kindle or Nook to read the books online.
Each year, the Michael L. Printz Award for Teen & Young Adult Performing Arts Nonfiction eBooks recognizes the best books for teens published during a specific calendar year. The Printz Committee names up to four Honor Books in each genre and recognizes the most distinguished works in the field. The Printz Award Committee is comprised of nine members, including a consultant from Booklist and an administrative assistant.
The Printz Awards recognize outstanding work in the field of YA literature, including books that inspire, educate, and entertain young adults. The YA community has a unique voice in choosing books for children, and YA nonfiction eBooks that teach the world's cultural heritage and history are sure to appeal to teenagers. YA authors have the chance to gain a unique perspective on the world, society, and themselves.
The award also recognizes innovative works of YA fiction. This year's winners include Revolution in Our Time by Kekla Magoon. This historical fiction novel puts the Black Panthers in a proper context, and follows Ellie, a young woman who gains confidence as she stands up for herself. YA readers will find this book an enlightening, eye-opening read.
The Printz Awards recognize exemplary young adult literature by highlighting the achievements of authors. Winners are chosen after a year's worth of reading and debating in individual committees. This is the oldest and most prestigious award for young adults and middle schoolers. The award was founded in 1932 and is presented annually. The winner is announced at the annual conference of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALA) and the Young Adult Library Services Association.
The Printz Awards recognize an author or artist who has made significant contributions to children's literature. Historically, the Printz Awards have recognized the most influential books for children and young adults. Books and nonfiction eBooks in the performing arts genre have won this award since their inception. This year, a first-time author's debut novel, Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley, won the award. The book is published by Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal for Teen and Young Adult Performing Arts Nonfiction eBooks was recently awarded to a work that offers valuable information for teens and young adults. This medal is given to a book that has achieved a high standard of excellence in its field. The winning book is published in English and is widely available in eBook format.
A book with a significant educational value has the potential to become a Sibert Award winner. The award recognizes a work that has risen above the crowd and has the potential to become a classic. The book must also be original and not based on traditional literature or folktales. It must be an original work and have the potential to become an important part of children's literature.
In addition to the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, other books by young adults are receiving recognition as well. The Sibert Medal is given to authors or illustrators of outstanding books for children and teens. In addition, the Stonewall Book Award honors the best new teen or young adult nonfiction book. These titles have the potential to become popular classics, inspiring readers to learn about the LGBT community.
The American Library Association has announced the 2022 winners of its prestigious Youth Media Awards. The ALA's annual awards honor the best books for young adults and children. By recognizing this work with this award, young people can choose a better resource for their children and teens. The winners are published by American publishers. The book's creator must be an American citizen.
Pura Belpre Award
The Pura Belpre Award for Teen & YA Performing Arts Nonfiction eBooks honors Latinx authors and illustrators whose work extols Latin culture in the United States. These books portray the culture of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the experience of immigrants in the United States. They pay homage to the rich diversity found throughout Latin America. While not every book with an award-winning Latinx author or illustrator will be chosen, these eBooks are worthy of a look.
In 2013, the book, Temple Alley Summer, was the winner of the Pura Belpre Award for Teen & YA Nonfiction eBooks. It was also published in Japanese as Kimyoji Yokocho no Natsu, and was written by Sachiko Kashiwaba, illustrated by Miho Satake, and translated by Avery Fischer Udagawa. The story follows Kazu as he works as a gardener and is obsessed with flowers and insects. His life story is told through the perspective of a boy named Kazu, a young artist who is both a painter and a musician, and the reader will be transported to a world of fantasy and reality.
The Pura Belpre Award for Teen & YA Performing Arts Nonfiction eBooks honors exceptional books featuring the performing arts. The program's criteria include literary quality and the appeal of teen and young adult readers. The Coretta Scott King Book Awards honors the work of African-American authors and illustrators with a message of social justice, cultural equity, and universal human values.
The American Library Association has also announced the winners of the 2022 Youth Media Awards. The ALA Youth Media Awards honor the best in YA and teen literature. The awards are presented each year by the organization in the form of eBooks from Libby, Hoopla, and other platforms. The ALA Youth Media Awards are widely recognized and a resource for readers. The 2022 ceremony was held virtually and announced the winners of the awards for the year.