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Caldecott Medal   (American Library Association, Association for Library Service to Children)

2013 Caldecott Medal

This Is Not My Hat  by Jon Klassen


John Newbery Medal
 
(American Library Association, Association for Library Service to Children)


2013 Newbery Award

The One And Only Ivan  by Katherine Applegate


Bill Martin Jr. Picture Book Award  (Kansas Reading Association)

2012 (Most Recent Award)

Snow Dog's Journey 
by Loretta Krupinski 


William Allen White Children’s Book Awards  (selected by Kansas schoolchildren)

2012 Choice of Third Through Fifth Graders

11 Birthdays  by Wendy Maas


2012 Choice of Sixth Through Eighth Graders

Confetti Girl  by Diana Lopez


Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature

(Asian Pacific American Librarians Association)  

Awards recognize books featuring Asian Pacific culture and experience

 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

(Boston Globe and Horn Book Magazine)


Coretta Scott King Awards

 (American Library Association, Ethnic and Multicultural Association Round Table)               

Award honors African American authors and illustrators

Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature

Michael L. Printz Award

(American Library Association, Young Adult Library Services Association)

Award honors books that exemplify literary excellence in young adult literature

 
Native American Youth Services Literature Award

(American Indian Library Association)

Award honors the best writing and illustrations by and about Native Americans

 
Notable Books

(American Library Association)

Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

(National Council of Teachers of English)

 Excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children.


Pura Belpré Award

(American Library Association, Association for Library Service to Children and REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking)

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

(American Library Association)

Award honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book. 

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

(American Library Association,  Association for Library Service to Children)

Award honors the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in  the United States during the preceding year 

 



Honor Lists

Children’s Choices

(International Reading Association and the Children’s Book Council)


Teacher’s Choices

(International Reading Association)

 

 

William Allen White Nomination Lists

Each year the William Allen White Children’s Book Awards Committee creates a Master List of titles, chosen from books published during the previous year. Since 2000, there have been two Master Lists, one for 3rd to 5th Grade and one for 6th to 8th Grade.

 

Young Adults’ Choices

(International Reading Association)

Library Association, Young Adult Library Services Association)


All Items by Source

Databases (back to top)

Literature Resource Center (LRC) WSU Faculty, Staff & Students only Link to full text Full text available
Full-text access to biographies, bibliographies, literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world. 5 simultaneous users.  View terms of use.  (Gale)

MLA International Bibliography WSU Faculty, Staff & Students only Link to full text Some full text available Abstracts available http://library.wichita.edu/reference/images/PDF/MLABib.pdf
Citations to articles in journals and book series as well as working papers and proceedings in literature, language, linguistics, and literary criticism in all languages. Book reviews not included. Produced by Modern Language Association. Coverage: 1926-present. View terms of use.  (Proquest)