Awards for Children's Literature

  • Newbery Award:  Has the current year’s winner and honor books and previous winners from past years.

  • Caldecott Award:  Lists all Caldecott picture book award winners past and present

  • California Young Reader Medal : California students vote for their favorite book of the year and recommend their choices to others.

  • Coretta Scott King Award:  Coretta Scott King Award is presented by the Social Responsibilities Roundtable of the American Library Association.

  • Americas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature :Americas award honors books that give an authentic portrait of Latin Americans, of people of the Caribbean or of Latinos in the United States.

  • National Book Award Recognizes outstanding books for young people and adults.

  • Pura Belpre Award:  This award is given to the best work by a Latina/Latino author who portrays and celebrates the Latino experience

  • Boston Globe-Horn Books Awards:  Lists the Boston Globe-Horn Books award winners in separate categories of children’s fiction, nonfiction and picture books.

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