Award Winners

  • Caldecott Medal
    Honoring the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

  • Coretta Scott King Medal
    Given 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 human values

  • Pura Belpré Medal
    Honoring 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

  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award – with links into our catalog!

  • Newbery Medal
    Honoring the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

  • Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal
    Honoring the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year

  • Schneider Family Book Award
    Honoring an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences

  • Sibert Informational Book Medal
    Honoring the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year