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Book Awards


National Awards

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Coretta Scott King Awards
Presented annually to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution published during the previous year.

 

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The Caldecott Medal
Read about the award winning books and their illustrators on the official site. This medal 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.

 

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The Newbery Medal
The award is given annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Most of the winners are chapter books.

 

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Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.
 


New York State Awards

3ApplesRev3 Apples Book Award
The 3 Apples Book Award has been developed to encourage the joy of reading for pleasure and to give the children of New York State the opportunity to participate in honoring their favorite books.

 

empirestateawardThe Empire State Award
First presented in 1990 by the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association, the Empire State Award is a one-time award presented to a living author or illustrator currently residing in New York State.