The Caldecott Medal, named after the nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). The Caldecott Medal recognizes the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children. To learn more about the Caldecott Medal and recent award winners, please visit: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/ Below you will find some recent Caldecott Medal award winners in our collection.
The Newbery Medal, named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). The Newbery Medal is presented to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. To learn more about the Newbery Medal and recent award winners, please visit: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal. The following are the most recent books in our collection that have won the Newbery Medal.
The Rhode Island Children's Book Award (RICBA) began in 1990 as a joint project between three Rhode Island associations: Rhode Island State Council of the International Reading Association (RISC/IRA), the Rhode Island Library Association (RILA), and the Rhode Island Educational Media Association (RIEMA). Children in grades 3-6 are encouraged to read at least 3 books from the list of nominees and vote for their favorite in February. They can participate in the voting for the Rhode Island Children's Book Award at their school library or local public library. Below are some of the more recent RICBA award-winning titles that can be found in the CML.
The Rhode Island Teen Book Award recognizes an outstanding young adult book as voted upon by teenage readers in the state of Rhode Island. Voting occurs from January through mid-February. The first winner was selected in 2001 and Give a Boy a Gun by Todd Strasser was recognized. To learn more about the Rhode Island Teen Book Award and previous winners visit: http://riteenbookaward.org/. Below are previous award-winning titles that can be found in the CML.
The Coretta Scott King Award, presented annually by the Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table, recognizes outstanding African American authors and illustrators of children and young adult books about African-American culture. To learn more about the Coretta Scott King Award visit: http://www.ala.org/emiert/cskbookawards. Below are award-winning titles found in our collection.
The Pura Belpre Award, presented annually, recognizes Latino/Latina writers and illustrators of children and young adult books about the Latino cultural experience. ITo learn more about the Pura Belpre Award visit: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/belpremedal. Below are award-winning titles found in our collection.
Andrea Guzman, 2016
Updated by Sarah Araujo, 2016
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