Every year the American Library Association gives out a number of awards for excellent children's books.
|Award winners for younger readers:
Award winners for older readers:
The two best known awards are the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Medal, but there are many others, such as the Robert F. Siebert Medal for children's nonfiction and the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for beginning reader books, the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for books translated into English from another language, and others. These awards and many more are announced at the American Library Association's annual Midwinter Meeting which happened this year on Monday, January 11th.
The lists to the right link to our catalog, so you can find award winning books from this year right here at Thomas Crane, or get them transferred from other libraries. A full list of all of this year's winners with is available here. To learn more about the many awards the American Library Association gives out, please take a look at their awards page here. You can also find lists of all past winners, in some cases going back many decades. If you'd like to see what past Newbery and Caldecott winners we own here, take a look at these lists here.