Book Awards

  • The Caldecott Medal– Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
  • The Newbery Medal – Awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • The Geisel Award – 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.
  • William Allen White Children’s Book Award – Two annual awards for books selected by vote of Kansas schoolchildren from lists prepared by committee.