Book Awards and “Best of” Lists

Looking for recent and past award winning books? How about titles that make the “Best of” lists? Find what you need at these sites.

ALA Notable Children’s Books
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/childrensnotable/notablecbooklist/currentnotable.htm
Américas Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature
http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/CLACS/outreach/americas.html
Booklist Online: Books for Youth
http://www.booklistonline.com/default.aspx?page=booksforyouth
Bookreporter.com – Book Awards
http://www.bookreporter.com/features/awards.asp
Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards
http://www.hbook.com/bghb/default.asp
Caldecott Medal
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal.htm
Carter G. Woodson Award
http://midhudson.org/Awards/woodson.htm
CBC Magazine Showcase Archive
http://www.cbcbooks.org/cbcmagazine/showcase/archives.html
Charlotte Zolotow Award Books
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=221
Cooperative Children’s Book Center Bibliographies
http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/detailLists.asp?idBookListCat=7
Coretta Scott King Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/emiert/corettascottkingbookaward/corettascott.htm
The Golden Kite Award
http://www.scbwi.org/awards.htm
The Horn Book Fanfare List
http://www.hbook.com/resources/books/fanfare/fanfare07.asp
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award
http://home.igc.org/~japa/jacba/index_jacba.html
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/wildermedal/wildermedal.htm
Michael L. Printz Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz,_Michael_L__Award.htm
Mildred L. Batchelder Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/batchelderaward/batchelderaward.htm
NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award
http://www.ncte.org/elem/awards/orbispictus
New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books (2007)
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2007/11/11/books/review/best-childrens-books-slideshow_index.html
New York Times Notable Children’s Books (2007)
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/02/books/review/Kids-Notables-t.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
Newbery Medal
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberymedal.htm
Pura Belpré Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/belpremedal/belprmedal.htm
Reading Lists from the Children’s Book Council
http://www.cbcbooks.org/readinglists/
Recommended Books from The Horn Book Magazine
http://www.hbook.com/resources/books/default.asp
Robert F. Sibert Medal
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/sibertmedal/Sibert_Medal.htm
Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction
http://www.scottodell.com/odellaward.html
Sydney Taylor Book Award
http://www.jewishlibraries.org/ajlweb/awards/st_books.htm
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/geiselaward/GeiselAward.htm

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