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Award-Winning Children's Books and Materials

blue award ribbon Are you looking for high-quality, award-winning materials for children? Then you are in the right place! Here you will find links to award-winning titles, as well as information about children's book awards from the U.S. and around the world.

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More Awards for Children's Books and Materials

American Awards
Andrew Carnegie Medal
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/carnegiemedal/carnegieabout/index.cfm

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/emiert/cskbookawards/johnsteptoe.cfm

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/wildermedal/index.cfm

Mackin's Interactive Booktalks - State Awards
http://www.mackinbooktalk.com/

Mildred L. Batchelder Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/batchelderaward/index.cfm

Regional Awards in the U.S., Listed by State
http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/lit_resources/awards/stateawards.html

Schneider Family Book Awards
http://www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/awardsrecords/schneideraward/schneiderfamily.cfm

Other American Awards
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/usawards.html

Australian Awards
Children's Book of the Year Awards
http://cbca.org.au/awards.htm

Other Australian Awards
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/austawards.html

British Awards
Carnegie Medal
http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/carnegie/

Kate Greenaway Medal
http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/greenaway/

Other British Awards
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/britawards.html

Canadian Awards
Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator Award
http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Amelia_Frances_Howard_Gibbon_Illustrator_s_Award

CLA Book of the Year for Children
http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Book_of_the_Year_for_Children_Award&Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=28&ContentID=3726

Other Canadian Awards
http://www.ucalgary.ca/%7Edkbrown/canawards.html

International Awards
Hans Christian Andersen Award
http://www.ibby.org/index.php?id=273

Phoenix Award
http://chla.wikispaces.com/Phoenix+Award

Web Resources
Association of Library Service to Children
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/index.cfm
This division of the American Library Association gives out the Newbery and Caldecott Medals each year to noteworthy contributions to children's literature and illustration. This is their official home page -- click here for more information about this year's awards.

Children's Literature Web Guide
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html
In addition to links to all kinds of Children's Literature related sites, this site links to other Newbery and Caldecott information, as well as information on children's literature awards from around the world.

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature
http://www.dawcl.com/
A searchable database consisting of almost 6,000 records from 72 different children's book awards, compiled by librarian Lisa R. Bartle.

Newbery Medal Winners - Ranked!
http://www.acpl.info/children/newberyranking.html
An Award list unlike any you've seen before! This site gives a subjective ranking of previous Newbery award winners, decided on by Allen County Public Library staff.


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