2020 Mock YMA Election Results

Youth Media Awards logo for use with Mock Elections 2019 pageEvery year, as we approach the ALA Midwinter Meetings and the annual Youth Media Award (YMA) announcements libraries, schools, and book discussion groups around the globe offer Mock Election programs. These are a great opportunity for children’s literature aficionados to learn more about some of the great, recently published books for kids. Below, you will find some of the results from mock elections around the country.

The 2020 Youth Media Award (YMA) announcements will take place on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at 8 a.m. ET from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia as part of the American Library Associations Midwinter Meetings.  Fans can follow 2020 results in real-time via live webcast or follow hashtag #alayma.”

Use these links to jump quickly to the results of the Mock Award in which you are most interested.

To add your mock election results to this page, please use this form. (Results from 2016 mock elections , the 2017 mock elections, the 2018 mock elections and last year’s mock elections are also available.)

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Mock Caldecott Results

(For information about the Caldecott Award, visit the Caledecott Medal homepage.)

Mock Newbery Results

(For information about the Newbery Award, visit the Newbery Medal homepage.)


Mock Coretta Scott King Results

(For information about the Coretta Scott King Awards, visit Coretta Scott King Book Awards homepage.)


Mock Geisel Results

(For information about the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, visit the Geisel Awards homepage.


Mock Printz Results

(For information about the Printz Award, visit the Printz Award homepage.)


Mock Sibert Results

(For information about the Sibert Award, visit the Sibert Award homepage.)


Mock Pura Belprè Results

(For information about the Pura Belpré  Award, visit the Belpré Awards homepage.)


Mock (Mildred L.) Batchelder Results

(For information about the Batchelder  Award, visit the (Mildred L.) Batchelder homepage.)



If you would like to add the mock election results from your school, library, or book discussion group to this compilation, please use this form.