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Coretta Scott King Awards

The Coretta Scott King Awards recognize an African-American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults that demonstrate sensitivity to "the true worth and value of all beings." The Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award is presented to a writer and/or illustrator at the beginning of their career as a published children's book creator.

Coretta Scott King Award Winners 1970-2024

Coretta Scott King Medal Winners Poster 1970-2024

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award, 2024

Author: There Goes the Neighborhood by Jade Adia

Illustrator: We Could Fly by Rhiannon Giddens

Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement

Christopher Paul Curtis Collection by Christopher Paul Curtis

Pura Belpré Award

The Pura Belpré Award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Pura Belpré Children's Author Awards, 2024

Pura Belpré Young Adult Author Awards, 2024

Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award, 2024

Pura Belpré Author 1996 - 2024

Pura Belpré Illustrator 1996 - 2024

Michael L. Printz Award

The Michael L. Printz Award is presented to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Michael L. Printz Award, 2024


The Collectors by A. S. King


Fire from the Sky by Moa Backe Astot

Gather by Kenneth M. Cadow

The Girl I Am, Was, and Never Will Be by Shannon Gibney

Salt the Water by Candice Iloh

Robert F. Sibert Award

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished informational book published in the English language during the preceding year.

Robert F. Sibert Informational Award, 2024


The Mona Lisa Vanishes by Nicholas Day


The Book of Turtles by Sy Montgomery

Holding Her Own by Traci N. Todd

Jumper: A Day in the Life of a Backyard Jumping Spider by Jessica Lanan

Shipwrecked by Martin W. Sandler

Schneider Family Book Award

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. Three awards are given annually in each of the following categories: birth through grade school, middle school, and teens.

Schneider Family Book Award, 2024

WINNER - Children's

Henry, Like Always by Jenn Bailey


Dancing Hands by Joanna Que and Charina Marquez

What Happened to You? by James Catchpole

WINNER - Middle School

The Fire, the Water, and Maudie Mcginn by Sally J. Pla


Good Different by Meg Eden Kuyatt

Simon Sort of Says by Erin Bow


Forever Is Now by Mariama J. Lockington


Where You See Yourself by Claire Forrest

Tilly In Technicolor by Mazey Eddings

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, 2024


Fox Has a Problem by Corey R. Tabor


Henry, Like Always by Jenn Bailey

Worm and Caterpillar Are Friends by Kaz Windness

William C. Morris Award

The William C. Morris Award honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author.

William C. Morris Debut YA Award, 2024


Rez Ball by Byron Graves


All the Fighting Parts by Hannah V. Sawyerr

Once There Was by Kiyash Monsef

Saints of the Household by Ari Tison

She Is a Haunting by Trang Thanh Tran

Mildred L. Batchelder Award

The Mildred L. Batchelder Award honors an outstanding children's book translated from a foreign language and subsequently published in the United States.

Mildred L. Batchelder, 2024


Houses with a Story by Seiji Yoshida


The House of the Lost on the Cape by Sachiko Kashiwaba

Later, When I'm Big by Bette Westera

Pardalita by Joana Estrela

Children's Literacy Legacy Award

Administered by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. The award, a bronze medal, 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. The award is presented every two years.


Pam Munoz Ryan Collection by Pam Munoz Ryan

Margaret A. Edwards Award

The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.


Neal Shusterman Collection by Neal Shusterman

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature

The goal of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature is to honor and recognize individual work about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage, based on literary and artistic merit. Each award will be named and given the award seal during the annual APALA Literature Award Ceremony.

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, 2024

WINNER - Picture Book

The Truth About Dragons by Julie Leung


Finding Papa by Angela Pham Krans

WINNER - Children's Literature

Ruby Lost and Found by Christina Li


Parachute Kids: A Graphic Novel by Betty C. Tang

WINNER - Young Adult Literature

I'd Rather Burn Than Bloom by Shannon C. F. Rogers


In Limbo: A Graphic Memoir by Deb Jj Lee

Sydney Taylor Award

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries since 1968, the award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature. Gold medals are presented in three categories: Younger Readers, Older Readers, and Teen Readers. Honor Books are awarded silver medals, and Notable Books are named in each category.

Sydney Taylor Award, 2024

WINNER - Picture Book

Two New Years by Richard Ho


Afikomen by Tziporah Cohen

Hanukkah Upside Down by Elissa Brent Weissman

Hidden Hope: How a Toy and a Hero Saved Lives During the Holocaust by Elisa Boxer

WINNER - Middle Grade

The Dubious Pranks of Shaindy Goodman by Mari Lowe


Don't Want to Be Your Monster by Deke Moulton

The Jake Show by Joshua S. Levy

Not so Shy by Noa Nimrodi

A Sky Full of Song by Susan Lynn Meyer

WINNER - Young Adult

The Blood Years by Elana K. Arnold


Courage to Dream by Neal Shusterman

Going Bicoastal by Dahlia Adler

Impossible Escape: A True Story of Survival and Heroism in Nazi Europe by Steve Sheinkin

Wrath Becomes Her by Aden Polydoros