Nov 20 2017

2017 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals

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Ruta Sepetys was named winner of the Carnegie Medal for her book Salt to the Sea, while Lane Smith was awarded the 60th Kate Greenaway Medal for his picture book There is a Tribe of Kids.

The Amnesty CILIP Honour category was won by Zana Fraillon for The Bone Sparrow, the story of a boy living in an immigration detention centre in Australia and The Journey by Francesca Sanna, a picture book depicting a family fleeing their war-torn country in search of refuge.