A celebration of some of the world's greatest black artists, athletes, musicians, and activists. Julia Hale, Chair, CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals judging panel, comments: “It’s a pleasure to present this dynamic and thought-provoking shortlist, which seems prescient of children and young people’s concerns today. Teenager Bri wants to pursue her dream of being a rap star but her family troubles keep getting in the way. Review our cookies information for more details. Although each book is uniquely original, there are some commonalities that have emerged. These eight fantastic novels have been shortlisted for the 2020 Carnegie Medal. The eight-strong shortlists for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people have now been revealed. For help, advice and telephone ordering call our team on 0121 666 6646. Today (Thursday 19th March 2020), the eight-strong shortlists for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals, the UK’s oldest book awards for children and young people, are revealed. The Shadowing Scheme is supported by reading resources from CLPE and the English and Media Centre and CILIP continues to work in partnership with RNIB and new partners Calibre Audio Library to produce the books in accessible formats. Lyrical text describes how a girl and her father play a final song for the valley that will become flooded once the dam being built has been finished. A teenage girl battles the Alaskan wilderness to save a crashlanded alien from authorities who are trying to capture him. Dean Atta’s The Black Flamingo, illustrated by Anshika Khullar, uses verse to tell the story of a mixed-race gay teen on a journey of self-acceptance as he spreads his wings as a drag performer, whilst The Undefeated references lyrics and lines originally shared by the featured icons, blending them into a powerful poem that explores the not-so-distant past of slavery to underline the endurance and spirit of those who survived and thrived. A celebration of some of the world's greatest black artists, athletes, musicians, and activists. Now in its second year, the Shadowers’ Choice Award – voted for and awarded by the children and young people who shadow the Medals – will be announced alongside the two Medal winners in June 2020. When a strange-looking animal arrives pulling a big suitcase, the other animals are curious. Eight beautifully illustrated books shortlisted for the 2020 Kate Greenaway Medal. Now that the shortlists are announced, children and young people across the UK and internationally will take part in the Awards Shadowing Scheme, reading and reviewing the books and sharing their creative responses on the Awards website. Two young people find themselves thrown together as they struggle to survive in the middle of the ocean after separately surviving shipwrecks. Nicky and Kenny find themselves in danger when they get lost on the Yorkshire Moors in a snowstorm. The Undefeated by Kadir Nelson and Kwame Alexander. 2020 CILIP Carnegie Medal shortlist (alphabetical by author surname): 2020 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist (alphabetical by illustrator surname): Several books on the shortlist tell stories that champion the importance of community, friendships and family bonds in overcoming challenging moments. Through the story of one of the last children to be born there, relays the way of life of the people on the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda before the final evacuation of the inhabitants in 1930. Perhaps. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.