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Newbery Medal Winner
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Newbery Honor Books
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin
The Newbery Medal is awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. See more information about the Newbery Medal and past winners here.
Caldecott Medal Winner
A Ball for Daisy written and illustrated by Chris Raschka
Caldecott Honor Books:
Blackout written and illustrated by John Rocco
Grandpa Green written and illustrated by Lane Smith
Me . . . Jane written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell
The Caldecott Medal is awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. See more information about the Caldecott Medal and past winners here.
Geisel Award Winner
Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider
Geisel Honor Books:
I Broke My Trunk by Mo Willems
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
See Me Run by Paul Meisel
The Geisel award is given to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. See more information about the Geisel Award and past winners here.
Sibert Medal Winner
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
Sibert Honor Books
Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor by Larry Dane Brimner
Drawing from Memory by Allen Say
The Elephant Scientist by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book 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. See more information about the Sibert Medal and past winners here.
Wilder Award Winner
Tomie dePaola - See a list of his books in our library here.
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. See more information about the Wilder Award here.