Award-Winning Books

(Pura) Belpré Medal
The Belpré Medal honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

 

Coretta Scott King Book Awards
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards
are given 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.

 (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Medal
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.

 

(Robert F.) Sibert Informational Book Medal


The Sibert Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.