Children's Award Winners


  • Belpre Medal

    The Pura Belpre Medal honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

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  • Caldecott Medal

    For the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

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  • Carnegie Medal

    The Andrew Carnegie Medal honors the producer of the most outstanding video production for children released during the preceding year.

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  • Coretta Scott King Book Award

    Given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

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  • Geisel Award

    The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.

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  • Newbery Medal

    The Newbery is awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

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  • Odyssey Award

    Award for the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.

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  • Sibert Award

    The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is an award for the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.

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