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Children's and Young Adult Literature: Award Winners

This guide includes resources and information about children's and young adult literature

The Medals

Have you ever wondered what the Newbery and Caldecott Medals look like? Here they are!

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Winner Speeches

The text of speeches given by each year's winner of the Caldecott and Newbery (and other American Library Association) awards can be found in the summer issue of Horn Book Magazine and Children and Libraries. Both are available in the Professional Development Collection. Click the link below and search for the journal name under "publications" at the top, then click on the title to see a list of years and issues available.


Each year books are selected as award winners, or are selected for "Best Books of the Year" lists. Here are some print and online sources to consult for the latest winners or lists.  The awards featured here are all given by U.S. entities.  There are several international or multicultural awards under the "Multicultural & International" tab above.



Selected by librarians (first eight), teachers, kids or other groups (remaining ten).

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Conrad Woxland
Charles J. Keffer Library | MOH 206F
Subjects: Education, Psychology

Resources for Minnesota Award Winners

Here are links to resources from for the current titles that have won children's/young adult literature awards in Minnesota.