Children's Literature Awards and Medals
Links to award winning and notable books for all ages...
Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children
United Kingdom award given annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children.
Coretta Scott King Award
A warded annually to an African American authors and illustrators of children's books
Database of Award Winning Children's Literature
Compiled by a librarian. Search according to reader age and interest, genre, time period, etc.
Children's Librarians' list of links to booklists, children's book reviews, library staff picks, blogs and other great sites for finding books for kids.
Horn Book Awards
Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are awarded annually for best children’s and young adult literature in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction.
Horn Books' Comprehensive List of National Awards
Lists recent winners and links for numerous awards, from the Jane Addams Peace Association Children's Book Award to the Charlotte Zolotow Award for best picture book.
Kate Greenaway Medal
United Kingdom award given annually for distinguished illustration in a book for children.
Database for searching authors, illustrators and book titles. Use your free "Kansas Library Card" to enter this database. Kansas Library Cards are available from the Information Desk at Manhattan Public Library.
National Book Award for Young People's Literature
Scroll down this page to see the National Book Award winners and finialists for Young People's Literature.
Awarded annually to a distinguished children's book by an American author
American Library Association (ALA) list of notable children's books from the past year.
Awarded annually to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature
William Allen White Children's Book Award Winners
Kansas Kids' Choice Book Award - Awarded annually by the children of Kansas in grades 3-8 by vote.
William Allen White Current Master Reading List (2010-2011)
The children of Kansas will read from this list until March, and then vote for their favorite title at school or the public library.