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Award Winners / Notable Children's Books

Learn about children's book awards and notable children's books in the United States, the UK, Canada, and other countries.
  1. Canadian Child Book Awards (7)
  2. Notable Children's Books (10)
  3. U.S. Children's Book Awards (15)
  4. U.S. State Awards (17)
  5. UK Children's Book Awards (4)

Best Anniversary Editions of Children's Books
These anniversary editions of children's books celebrate 25, 50 and 70 years of popularity, a notable accomplishment.

Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year
The directory of the Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year includes an overview of the annual lists of new picture books selected for excellence in illustration by About.com Children's Books Guide

The 2011 Coretta Scott King Book Awards: Winners and Honor Books
Read all about the 2011 Coretta Scott King Book Award winners for the awards that annually honor African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults.

2011 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
Read all about the 2011 Printz Award Winner and Honor Books. The Michael L. Printz Award recognizes excellence in young adult literature.

The 2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Read all about the 2010 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards winners and excellence in books for children and teens.

Young Adult Books and YALSA
Learn all about YALSA and its resources, including some of the book awards for young adult literature and reading lists of recommended books for teens.

The 2012 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
For good children's informational books for children and younger teens, I recommend the 2012 Sibert Informational Book Medal winners and Honor books.

The 2012 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
For good children's informational books for children and younger teens, I recommend the 2012 Sibert Informational Book Medal winners and Honor books.

Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year - 2011
My choices for the best illustrated children's books of the year 2011 include a variety of books. When you look at the cover art, you'll get an idea of why I selected these illustrated children's books for my list.

Impact of Children's Book Awards and Teen Book Awards - Readers Respond
Do children's book awards and teen book awards influence your selection of books? See what other parents say and then, submit your own answer to the question.

The Alex Awards
For recommended adult books that appeal to teens, check out the Alex Award winners.

The 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Awards: Winners and Honor Books
Read all about the 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Award winners The books selected for the 2012 King Awards are an excellent resource for home and classroom.

The 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Awards: Winners and Honor Books
Read all about the 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Award winners The books selected for the 2012 King Awards are an excellent resource for home and classroom.

What and When are the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards?
FAQs about the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards: The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards recognize excellence in children's books and young adult books. The Boston Globe Horn Book Awards are highly regarded awards in the field of children's and young adult literature.

What Is the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award?
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award is a children's book award administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award is an annual award for children's books.

What is the Pura Belpré Award?
The Pura Belpré Award honors Latino and Latina authors and illustrators of children's books.

The Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
The Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature recognizes excellence in Young Adult (YA) literature. The Michael L. Printz Award is an annual award that honors young adult (YA) books published in the previous calendar year.

Children's Books - The Randolph Caldecott Medal - And the Winner Is
In the United States, the Randolph Caldecott Medal is the most prestigious award for children's book illustration that an artist can receive. Here are the 2005 and 2004 winners.

Children's Books Awards: The Coretta Scott King Award to authors and...
One of the important annual children's book awards is the Coretta Scott King Award to "authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the American Dream."

Robert McCloskey's Maine Caldecott Award Winners
Read about the three Robert McCloskey picture books set in Maine for which the author and illustrator received Caldecott honors for picture book illustration.

The Odyssey Award
Learn more about the Odyssey Award given to the best audio books for young adults. For recommended teen books in audio book format, check out the Odyssey Award winners.

The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for Beginning Reader Books

The 2009 Caldecott Medal Winner
Here you'll learn about the 2009 Caldecott Medal winner and the 2009 Caldecott Honor Book winners, the books and their illustrators.

The 2009 John Newbery Medal Winner
Learn about the authors and children's books recognized with the 2009 John Newbery Medal or as 2009 Newbery Honor Books.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
Award overview and listing of winners of this award, which is given every three years to an author or illustrator of children's literature.

The 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winners
Learn about 2009 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winners and Honor Books for children's books and young adult books.

The 2010 Coretta Scott King Book Awards: Winners and Honor Books
Learn all about the 2010 Coretta Scott King Book Award winners and the African American authors and illustrators honored.

The Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Overview and list of recipients of the award, which was established in 1966 to recognize American publishers for publishing translations of outstanding books originally published in a foreign language and country.

2012 Pura Belpre Award Winners
Read about the 2012 Pura Belpré Award winners, outstanding Latino and Latina authors and illustrators of children's books.

The 2009 Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners and Honor Books
The 2009 Coretta Scott King Book Award winners include Kadir Nelson and Floyd Cooper, as well as several Honor Books for outstanding writing and illustrating by African Americans.

2012 Pura Belpre Award Winners
Read about the 2012 Pura Belpré Award winners, outstanding Latino and Latina authors and illustrators of children's books.

2012 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
Read all about the 2012 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature Award Winner and 2012 Printz Honor Books.

2010 Caldecott Medal winner and 2010 Caldecott Honor Books - The Randolph...
Find out who won the 2010 Randolph Caldecott Medal for picture book illustration and the books named 2010 Caldecott Honor Books.

The 2010 John Newbery Medal
Which author of children's books won the 2010 John Newbery Medal winner and what books were designated 2010 Newbery Honor books. Find out here.

The 2008 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
The 2008 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature also included 4 Honor books.

The 2010 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
Find out about the 2010 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature Winner and the Honor Books.

The 2009 Michael L. Printz Award Winner and Honor Books
The 2009 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature was awarded to one book for teens and four Honor books.

The 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
Read all about the winner of the 2011 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for excellence in children's books and young adult books and about the 2011 Honor books.

The 2011 Caldecott Medal Winner and Honor Books
Learn about the 2011 Randolph Caldecott Medal winner for children's picture book illustration, as well as the 2011 Honor Books and read all about the books.

2011 Pura Belpre Award Winners
Read all about the 2011 Pura Belpré Award winner for children's book illustration and the author Award winner. The Award honor Latino and Latina authors and illustrators of children's books.

2010 Pura Belpré Award Winners
The 2010 Pura Belpré Award winners include authors and illustrators. The annual Pura Belpré Award honors Latino and Latina authors and illustrators of children's books.

National Book Awards
This prestigious award, sponsored by a consortium of book publishing groups, gives annual awards in three categories for adults, as well as in Young People's Literature.

Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2013
These 10 illustrated children's books were all published in 2013 and selected for excellence by About.com's Children's Books Expert, Elizabeth Kennedy.

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