Kids Award Winners

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award
Awarded annually to an outstanding illustrator of a children's book published in Canada

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Annual awards given in three categories: Picture book, Fiction and Poetry, and Non-Fiction to books published in the United States

Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children
Awarded to a book published in Canada by a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident of Canada in any work that is an act if creative writing (i.e., fiction, poetry, narrative, non-fiction, retelling of traditional literature)

Young Readers' Choice Award
Book selected by young readers, grades 4 to 12, from the Pacific Northwest Library Association based on popular vote

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Notable Children's Books
ALSC selections identifying the best of the best in children's books

Caldecott Medal
Awarded annually to the most distinguished American picture book

Coretta Scott King Award
Awarded annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal values

Newbery Medal
Recognizes the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature published in the United States

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers