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Click here for Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 2021 Medal Winner When You Trap a Tiger, written by Tae Keller, published by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House. This masterpiece of magical realism is an evocative story of love, loss, and hope that brings Korean folklore to life. 2021 Honor Books All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team, written by Christina Soontornvat, published by Candlewick Press. BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom, written by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Michele Wood, and published by Candlewick Press. A Wish in the Dark, written by Christina Soontornvat, published by Candlewick Press.

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Caldecott Medal Home Click here for Caldecott Medal Winners and Honor Books, 1938-Present The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Alex Awards About the Alex Award The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002. The award is sponsored by the Margaret A. Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature In 1991, NYLA/SSL established the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature. It recognizes a New York State author who has demonstrated, through a body of work, a consistently superior quality which supports the curriculum and the educational goals of New York State Schools. The award is named for a group of 19th century New York State authors who wished to nurture a national literature. It is presented annually to a living author/illustrator currently residing in New York State. Tiffany and Company designed the crystal award for which Beverly Choltco Devlin designed the graphic. NYLA/SSL members may nominate a New York State author or illustrator by submitting this form, filled out in its entirety, to the Knickerbocker Award Chairperson by March 31st of a given year.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year.

Dia de los Libros A list of awards and grants that might be of interest to those who celebrate Día in their library and community is compiled below. Américas Award –The Consortium of Latin American Studies founded the Américas Award in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States, and to provide teachers with recommendations for classroom use. CLASP offers up to two annual book awards, together with a commended list of titles. Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Día grant – The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature awards an annual grant to a library whose Día program has an African American Focus. The grant award amount is $500 in selected multicultural children's books for the awarded library. Applications are usually due in February/March.

Printz Award The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association. Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) The Current List (2014)The 2013 ListThe 2012 ListThe 2011 ListThe 2010 ListThe 2009 List Purpose: Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader. History: The Notable Books List evolved from an activity sponsored by the Lending Round Table of the American Library Association (ALA) in 1944. Since then, the selection of a list of notable or outstanding books of the year has been carried out in a variety of ways, and under various auspices. For three years, the selection was known as Outstanding Books, and was prepared by the ALA Lending Section, with the assistance of membership votes. In 1947, the Division of Public Libraries assumed responsibility of producing the list, changing the name to Notable Books.

Award Winners – Arthur C. Clarke Award The complete list of novels that have won the Arthur C. Clarke award are listed below 2017: The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead2016: Children of Time – Adrian Tchaikovsky2015: Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel2014: Ancillary Justice – Ann Leckie2013: Dark Eden – Chris Beckett2012: The Testament of Jessie Lamb – Jane Rogers2011: Zoo City – Lauren Beukes2010: The City & The City – China Miéville2009: Song of Time – Ian R.

Spanish-Language Literature Resources Compiled by the Cooperative Children's Book Center Updated: December, 2013 This listing of resources about Spanish-language books for children and teens has been developed in response to the need for Spanish-language materials in schools and libraries.

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