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Finding Children's Award Winning Books

The most common children's book awards given yearly are the Caldecott Award, the Newbery Award, and the Orbis Pictus Award.

2016 Geisel Winner

Image result for Don’t Throw It to Mo! written by David A. Adler, illustrated by Sam Ricks

Don’t Throw It to Mo! written by David A. Adler, illustrated by Sam Ricks

For a list of honor books, click here

Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal

Suess Medal

The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, established in 2004, is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.

This award is administrated by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

2016 Geisel Honor Books

Image result for A Pig, a Fox, and a Box, written and illustrated by Jonathan Fenske

A Pig, a Fox, and a Box, written and illustrated by Jonathan Fenske

Image result for Waiting, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes

Waiting, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes

Image result for Supertruck, written and illustrated by Stephen Savage

Supertruck, written and illustrated by Stephen Savage

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