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Winners in the IUS Library
The Caldecott, Newbery and Coretta Scott King books that are part of the children and young adult literature collection located in the Curriculum Materials Center (Third Floor) have stickers identifying them on the shelves.
Once you locate the PZ's, children's literature, you will note that the titles are alphabetical by the author's last name.
Each year, the American Library Association or one of its divisions grants awards to excellent works of literature for children and young adults. Below are links to these various awards that you may want to explore for your classrooms.
Awarded to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States. (ALA)
"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." ala.org
The Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video honors outstanding video productions for children released during the previous year. (ALA)
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples...(ALA)
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. (ALA)
"This annual award is given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States. The selection committee may also select honor titles. The Odyssey Award is jointly given and administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), divisions of ALA, and is sponsored by Booklist magazine." (ALA)
Pura Belpre Award
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, 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. (ALA)
Still More ALA Awards
Including Best Books for Young Adults and Children's Notable Lists, etc.
ALSC Book & Media Awards Shelf
The Book & Media Awards Shelf is a database-driven website that delivers information on the award-winning and Notable titles selected annually by the members of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).