• Book Awards

    The Caldecott Medal is awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book.  
    The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults. 
    The Newbery Medal is awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
    The 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.
     sibert The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to author(s) and illustrators(s) of the most distinguished non-fiction book published in the US.
    The purpose of the South Carolina book awards is to encourage students to read good quality contemporary literature and to honor the authors of the books annually chosen the favorites by student vote.

    More Great Book Lists 

     Scholastic  Scholastic's "100 Greatest Books for Kids" list
     Guys Read  Great books for boys from Guys Read!
     Mighty Girl  Awesome books for girls from A Mighty Girl
     NEA The National Education Association's Top 100 Books for Children.
     Book Trailers Book trailers spotlighting great books for kids and teens.