Library Media Book Awards

 

Book Awards
 
 
Explore the different book awards and discover which books
have won each prize.

 

    
 

 
 

   The Randolph Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
   
   The John Newbery Medal
The oldest and bset-known children's book award--Awarded annually by the Association for Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for children.
   
   The Coretta Scott King Award
The Coretta Scott King Awards are presented annually by the American Library Association to honor African-American authors and illustrators who create outstanding books for children and young adults.
   
John Steptoe Award for New Talent
The award is established to affirm new talent and to offer visibility to excellence in writing and/or illustration which otherwise might be formally unacknowledged within a given year within the structure of the two awards given annually by the Coretta Scott King Task Force. These books affirm new talent and offer visibility to excellence in writing or illustration at the beginning of a career as a published book creator.
   

The Black-Eyed Susan Award
The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a children's choice award for the state of
Maryland. Each year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been given to authors and/or illustrators of outstanding books chosen for the award by Maryland students.

   
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
The award, a bronze medal, honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
   
The Pura Belpré Award
The Pura Belpré Award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
   
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished informational book for children.
   
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, established in 2004, is given annually (beginning in 2006) to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.
   
American Library Association Notable Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.