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Award Winners

STATE AWARDS (Children's Choice)

Monarch Award Nominees - 2016/2017 (Grades K-3)
2015 Monarch Award Winner: Breaking News: Bear Alert by David Biedrzycki

Bluestem Award Nominees - 2016/2017 (Grades 3-5)
2015 Bluestem Award Winner: The 13-story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

Caudill Award Nominees - 2016/2017 (Grades 4-8)
2015 Caudill Award Winner: Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans

 

NATIONAL AWARDS

Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Find the 2015 Medal winner in our catalog: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat.  Find past winners in the catalog: Caldecott Medal Winners at MGPL

Coretta Scott King Book Award
The Coretta Scott King Book Award is given annually to oustanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. Find the 2015 Award winner in our catalog: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Geisel Award
The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distringuished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. Find the 2015 Award winner in our catalog: You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang.

National Book Award: Young People's Literature
The National Book Award is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organizaion. One award is given annually in each of the four categories, including Young People's Literature. Find the 2014 Award winner in our catalog: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.

Newbery Medal
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.  Find the 2015 Medal winner in our catalog: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. Find past winners in the catalog: Newberry Medal Winners at MGPL

Odyssey Award
The Odyssey Award is given annually to the producer of hte best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States. Find the 2015 Award winner in our catalog: H.O.R.S.E.: a game of basketball and imagination by Christopher Myers.

Pura Belpré Medal
The Pura Belpre Medal is awarded annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural expeience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth. Find the 2015 Medal winner in our catalog: I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosín

Sibert Medal
The Sibert Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. Find the 2015 Medal winner in our catalog: The Right Word: Roget and his thesaurus by Jennifer Bryant.

Wilder Award
The Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children. Find the 2015 Award winner's work in our catalog: books illustrated and written by Donald Crews.

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