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Award Winning Books for Children

Award Winning Picture Books


Other Awards

Below we have provided a list to several of the awards that are given out each year.

Oprah's Book Club 2.0

Oprah's Book Club highlights books chosen by Oprah Winfrey.

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Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. It is administered by Columbia University in New York City.

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Pura Belpré Award winners

The Belpré Award medal is given by the American Library Association and the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking (REFORMA) to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

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PW Bestsellers

Publishers Weekly's list of bestsellers by category.

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Randolph Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal is given by the American Library Association to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

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RITA Awards

Romance Writers of America's RITA is the highest award of excellence in the genre of romance fiction.

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Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award

The Sibert Medal is given by the American Library Association to the author (including co-authors and author-illustrators) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.

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Spur Awards

The Spur Award is an annual literary prize awarded by the Western Writers of America. Founded in 1953 with only four categories (western novel, historical novel, juvenile and short story), the award today has expanded to include 16 categories in both fiction and non-fiction.

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The Edgars

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (the "Edgars") are named after MWA's patron saint, Edgar Allan Poe, and are awarded to authors of distinguished work in various categories of the mystery genre.

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