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Kids > Award Winners

Caldecott Award

Calde­cott Award

This award goes to the artist of the most dis­tin­guished Amer­i­can pic­ture book for children. 

Newbery Medal

New­bery Medal

This award goes to the author of the most dis­tin­guished con­tri­bu­tion to Amer­i­can lit­er­a­ture for children.

Coretta Scott King Award

Coret­ta Scott King Award

This award is giv­en annu­al­ly to out­stand­ing African Amer­i­can illus­tra­tors and authors of books for youth that demon­strate an appre­ci­a­tion of African Amer­i­can cul­ture and uni­ver­sal human val­ues. The award com­mem­o­rates the life and work of Dr. Mar­tin Luther King, Jr., and hon­ors his wife, Mrs. Coret­ta Scott King.

Geisel Award

Geisel Award

This award is giv­en annu­al­ly to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most dis­tin­guished Amer­i­can book for begin­ning read­ers pub­lished in Eng­lish in the Unit­ed States.

Sibert Medal

Sib­ert Medal

This award is award­ed annu­al­ly to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most dis­tin­guished infor­ma­tion­al book pub­lished in the Unit­ed States in English.

Pura Belpré Award

Pura Bel­pré Award

This award is pre­sent­ed annu­al­ly to a Latino/​Latina illus­tra­tor and author whose work best por­trays, affirms, and cel­e­brates the Lati­no cul­tur­al expe­ri­ence in an out­stand­ing work of lit­er­a­ture for youth.