Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, the Caldecott Medal is presented to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Includes lists of award winners and other resources for those interested in children's literature.
Awarded annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.
The Association for Asian Studies (AAS), and Asia for Educators (AFE) at Columbia University sponsor the annual Freeman Book Awards to recognize quality books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to an understanding of East and Southeast Asia. Ttwo categories: Children’s and Young Adult on the several countries of East and Southeast Asia.
the National Jewish Book Awards is the longest-running North American awards program of its kind and is recognized as the most prestigious. The Awards are intended to recognize authors, and encourage reading, of outstanding English-language books of Jewish interest. Includes the category of Children's Literature.
Sponsored by the Florida Reading Association to encourage reading, children in Florida can vote to determine the winners for this annual winners in libraries, schools, and bookstores throughout the state.
Sponsored by the Florida Department of Education, these awards are given for books appropriate for Florida students in grades 3-5 (Elementary School Award) and 6-8 (Middle School Award) written by a North American author.
Organized by the American Booksellers Association, the Children's Choice Book Award is selected by children and teen votes for book, author, and illustrator of the year and winning titles in three age ranges.
Presented by the Children's Book Council of Australia recognizing the best books for children and teenagers published annually in Australia. Originally established in 1946. The Picture Book of the Year award was subsequently established in 1952.
The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children in the United Kingdom. It was established by in 1936 and is awarded by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
The award aims to honor writers and illustrators for their creation of distinctive Chinese children's picture books, to encourage publishers to publish original Chinese children's picture books, and to engage the public in valuing and reading original Chinese children's books.
Awarded by the Canadian Council to the best books by Canadian citizens, whether published in Canada or elsewhere. Includes two separate juries - one for English-language books, and one for French-language books.
The Kate Greenaway Medal was established in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for children in the United Kingdom. The medal is awarded in the United Kingdom by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
The Middle East Outreach Council established the Middle East Book Award in 1999 to recognize books for children and young adults that contribute meaningfully to understanding of the Middle East. Include categories of: Picture Books, Youth Literature and Youth Non-Fiction.
Established in 1985 to recognize a book originally published in English twenty years previously that did not receive a major award at the time of its publication. Presented by the International Children's Literature Association