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Kids Award Winners

Kids Award Winners

Agatha Award - Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery
Recognizes the best “traditional mystery,” a book that is most similar to the works of Agatha Christie, for children and young adults published in the United States.

ALA Caldecott Medal
Recognizes the most distinguished picture book for children published in the United States.

ALA Coretta Scott King Award
Recognizes an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults.

ALA Newbery Medal
Recognizes the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature published in the United States.

ALA Pura Belpré Medal
Recognizes a Latino writer and illustrator whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience.

ALA Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
Recognizes the most distinguished informational book for children published in the United States.

ALA Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Recognizes the most distinguished book for beginning readers published in the United States.

CILIP Carnegie Medal
Recognizes the most outstanding book for children and young people published in the United Kingdom.

CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal
Recognizes the most outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people published in the United Kingdom.

Edgar Award - Best Juvenile Mystery
Recognizes the best in mystery writing for children.

National Book Award - Young People's Literature
Recognizes the best American literature published for young people.

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