What a list it is this year! 4.02 avg rating — 40,987 ratings The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo – Carnegie 2019 shortlisted . The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (Discworld, #28) by Terry Pratchett. A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother's religion … The 2019 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are sponsored by Peters and ALCS, and funded by Carnegie UK Trust . The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019 shortlist of books is ideal for new additions to a school library, and children’s and teen holiday reading. The Carnegie family of institutions awarded the medals on October 16, 2019 during a formal ceremony hosted at The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. International orders click here. THE WINNERS: CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Electric Monkey) The Poet X explores themes of identity, freedom, first love and finding your own voice. The winners of the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals 2019 will be announced on Tuesday 18 th June 2019 at a special daytime event at The British Library hosted by Konnie Huq. For book prices and ordering, click on the cover image. Check out the winning, shortlist, and longlist titles for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The Carnegie Medal is given throughout the U.S. and Canada to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others. The Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2019 (Kids) If you're looking for the best new kids' books in 2019—well-written, high quality books that are not only great reads but also teach kids something about the world around us—turning to some of the 2019 prizes awarded to outstanding children's books is a great place to start. With this final announcement of 2019 recipients, a total of 10,135 Carnegie Medals have been awarded since the Pittsburgh-based Fund’s inception in 1904. The winners will each receive £500 worth of books to donate to their local library, a specially commissioned golden medal and a £5,000 Colin Mears Award cash prize. The 2019 award recipients were announced on August 12, 2019, at Andrew Carnegie’s ancestral home in Dunfermline, Scotland, during a commemoration of the centenary of Carnegie’s death.