CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS

Children’s Book Awards Browse the following links to learn more about award-winning children’s books.E.B. White Read Aloud Award
Awarded annually by ABC bookseller members to honor a book that reflects the universal read aloud standards that were created by the work of the author E.B White in his classic books for children.
Caldecott Medal
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book.

Newbery Medal
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

The Michael L. Printz Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Coretta Scott King Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to Black authors and illustrators of children’s books who have promoted “better understanding and appreciation of the culture and contribution of all peoples to the realization of the American dream.”

The Pura Belpré Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) 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.

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to honor 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 Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to an American publisher for a children’s book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.

Margaret A. Edwards Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to honor an author’s liftetime achievement for writing books that have been popular over a period of time. It recognizes an author’s work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world.

The Golden Kite Award
Awarded annually by the Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators to the most outstanding children’s books published during that year and having been written or illustrated by members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Awarded annually by the Boston Globe and Horn Book Magazine to honor authors and illustrators of outstanding children’s and young adult books in these three categories: Fiction and Poetry, Nonfiction, and Picture Book.

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most distinguished informational book.

The May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award
Awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to an author, critic, librarian, historian, or teacher of children’s literature, of any country, who shall prepare a paper considered to be a significant contribution to the field of children’s literature.

Book Sense Book of the Year Award
Awarded annually by independent booksellers to honor the best books of the year, including the best children’s book.

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Awarded annually by the National Book Foundation to enhance the public’s awareness of exceptional books written by fellow Americans.

IRA Children’s Literature Awards
Awarded annually by the International Reading Association to honor the authors of exceptional books for children.

Parent’s Choice Awards
The Parents’ Choice Awards are given to products that meet and exceed standards set by educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents, and yes, kids themselves.

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