Children's Book Awards
Find out what children's books have won some major awards.
- Batchelder Award – Awarded to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
- Caldecott Award – Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
- Coretta Scott King Award – Awarded annually to the best children’s book illustrations by an African American artist and best children’s book writing by an African American author.
- Eliot Rosewater Award (Rosie Award) – Chosen annually by students across Indiana in grades nine through twelve.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder Award – Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children over a period of years.
- Newbery Award – Awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished writing in an American children's book.
- Pura Belpre Award – Awarded annually to the best children’s book illustrations by a Latino/Latina artist and best children’s book writing by a Latino/Latina author.
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal – Awarded annually to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book published in English.
- Theodor Seuss Geisel Award – Awarded annually to the author and illustrator of the best book for beginning readers.
- Young Hoosier Book Award – Given to one book in each of three categories each year by students in Indiana.