About the Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Together with the Newbery Medal, it is the most prestigious American children's book award.
About the Coretta Scott King Award
The Coretta Scott King Book Awardwas first presented in 1970. The Award has evolved considerably since its inception. Currently, both a King Author and Illustrator Award are presented annually. The award is named after Mrs. Coretta Scott King to commemorate her courage and determination in working for peace and world brotherhood. Additionally, the award honors the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Coretta Scott King 2017 Winners and Honors Book Awards
Grades 1 to 5th
8th grade and up
Robert F Siebert Informational Book Awards 2017
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for most distinguished informational book for children
Grade 7 and up
Schneider Family Book Award 2017
2017 Caldecott Winners and Honors
Pure Belpre 2017 Winner Picture Books
Notable Children Book Awards 2017
According to the Notables Criteria, "notable" is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children's books, notable should be thought to include books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures or all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children's interests in exemplary ways.
More Notable Middle Reader Award Books 2017
Topher, Brand, and Steve know this better than anyone. And so when Ms. Bixby unexpectedly announces that she won’t be able to finish the school year, they come up with a risky plan—more of a quest, really—to give Ms. Bixby the last day she deserves. Through the three very different stories they tell, we begin to understand what Ms. Bixby means to each of them—and what the three of them mean to each other.
When Inge Maria arrives on the tiny island of Bornholm in Denmark to live with her grandmother, she's not sure what to expect. Her grandmother is stern, the people on the island are strange, and children are supposed to be seen and not heard. But no matter how hard Inge tries to be good, mischief has a way of finding her. Could it be that a bit of mischief is exactly what Grandmother and the people of Bornholm need?
How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh?
How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction.
About the John Newbery Award
The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The award is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. The award has been given since 1922. It was the first children's literary award in the world. It is named for John Newbery, an 18th century publisher of juvenile books.
2017 John Newbery Winners and Honors
More Notable Award Books 2017
But what happens when Niño comes after them with a move of his own? Watch the tables turn in this wild, exciting wrestling adventure from Caldecott Honor author Yuyi Morales, Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas.
A Neal Porter Book
Notable Middle Readers Award Winners 2017
But as the kingdom grew, the people forgot the dangers of the desert, and they forgot about the storytellers, too. All but one young boy, who came to the Great Square for a drink and found something that quenched his thirst even better: wonderful stories. As he listened to the last storyteller recount the Endless Drought, and the Glorious Blue Water Bird, he discovered the power of a tale well told.