Newbery, Caldecott, and Other Major Awards

 


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 2017 NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

girldrankmoon The Girl Who Drank The Moon, by Kelly Barnhill

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

 

laststopLast Stop on Market Street, by Matt de la Peña

 

 

 

 

 

 

   2016 NEWBERY HONOR BOOKS

 

warsavedlifeThe War That Saved My Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

rollergirlRoller Girl, by Victoria Jamieson

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

echoEcho, by Pam Munoz Ryan

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2015 NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

 

crossoverThe Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

 

 

 

 

 

  2015 NEWBERY HONOR BOOKS

 

eldeafoEl Deafo, by Cece Bell 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

browngirlBrown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2014 NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

 

floraulyssesFlora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, by Kate DiCamillo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2014 NEWBERY HONOR BOOKS

 

dollbonesDoll Bones, by Holly Black 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

billymillerThe Year of Billy Miller, by Kevin Henkes

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

onecamehomeOne Came Home, by Amy Timberlake

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

paperboyPaperboy, by Vince Vawter

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2013 NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

 

onlyivanThe One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2013 NEWBERY HONOR BOOKS

 

splendorsSplendors and Glooms, by Laura Amy Schlitz

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

bombBomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon, by Steve Sheinkin

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

threetimesluckyThree Times Lucky, by Sheila Turnage

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2012 NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

 

deadendnorveltDead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2012 NEWBERY HONOR BOOKS

 

insideoutInside Out & Back Again, by Thanhha Lai

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

breakingstalinBreaking Stalin's Nose, by Eugene Yelchin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

new3 2017 CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER

 

radiant Radiant Child:  The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, by Javaka Steptoe

 

 

 

 

 

2016 CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER

 

findingwinnie  Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by  Sophie  Blackall, written by Lindsay Mattick

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2016 CALDECOTT HONOR BOOKS

 

tromboneshorty Trombone Shorty, pictures by Bryan Collier and words by Troy Andrews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

waiting

  Waiting, illustrated and written by Kevin Henkes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

voiceoffreedom

  Voice of Freedom:  Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, by Carole Boston, Ill by Ekua Holmes

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

laststopLast Stop on Market Street, by Matt de la Pena, Ill by christian Robinson

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER

 

beekle

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, by Dan Santat

 

 

 

 

 

  2014

 

locomotiveLocomotive, by Brian Floca

 

 

 

 

 

 

  2013

notmyhat  This Is Not My Hat, by Jon Klassen

 

 

 

 

 

  

2012

 

ballfordaisyA Ball for Daisy, by Chris Raschka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2016 CHILDREN'S NOTABLE BOOKS:

 Younger Readers:

An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns By Betsy R. Rosenthal. Illus. by Jago. Lerner/Millbrook

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson. Illus. by R. Gregory Christie

Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret. By Bob Shea

Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep! By Todd Tarpley

 Middle Readers:

28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World. By Charles R. Smith Jr. Illus. by Shane W. Evans

Adam and Thomas. By Aharon Appelfeld. Illus. by Philippe Dumas. Tr. by Jeffrey M. Green.

Adventures with Waffles. By Maria Parr. Illus. by Kate Forrester

Blackbird Fly. By Erin Entrada Kelly

 Older Readers:

Baba Yaga’s Assistant. By Marika McCoola

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club. By Phillip Hoose

Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War. By Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine. Illus. by Claudia Dávila.

Cuckoo Song. By Frances Hardinge. Abrams/Amulet.

 

new3 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.  The books must demonstrate an appreciation for African American culture and universal human values.

 2017 Author Award Winner:

 

March

  March: Book Three, by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, is a first-hand account of the Civil Rights Movement through Lewis’ eyes. Using vivid language and dynamic visual storytelling, it  details events from the Freedom Summer to the 1965 Voting Rights Act.    Readers experience the realities of segregation, the sacrifices required for the struggle and the courage that  defines true leaders.

 

 

 

 

 2017 Illustrator Award Winner:

 

radiant

 Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, illustrated by Javaka Steptoe, collage style paintings with rich texture, bold colors and thick lines take readers on an   emotional journey. Steptoe’s style blends with motifs from  Basquiat’s own art to create this stunning picture book biography.

 

 

 

 2016 Author Award Winner:

gonecrazy Gone Crazy in Alabama, by Rita Williams-Garcia,is the final book in Williams-Garcia’s trilogy about the Gaither sisters. She blends cultural and family history in a vivid, readable way,  laced with humor. Each sister is a distinct individual, growing, changing, and helping to change the perspectives of their elders. 

 

 

 

 

 2016 Illustrator Award Winner:  

tromboneshorty Trombone Shorty, by Troy  “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and Bill Taylor, the authors create vibrant,  bold color collages and realistic images that portray the musical growth of a  youngboy in the jazz tradition of the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans.

 

 

 2015 Author Award Winner:

browngirl Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jackqueline Woodson, is an absorbing free verse memoir of a young girl growing up black and female in the 1960s and ‘70s, full of arresting details and vivid  imagery. Her choice of events and memories incorporates important historical events and her own evolution into the award-winning writer she has become.

 

 

 

 

 2015 Illustrator Award Winner:

firebird  Firebird, Illustrated by Christopher Myers. Firebird depicts the brilliant colorful world of the ballerina with its dancers on en pointe.

 

 

 

 2014 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

psbeeleven

P.S. Be Eleven, by Rita Williams-Garcia

 

 

 

 

knockknockKnock:  My Dad's Dream For Me, Illustrated by Bryan Collier

 

 

 

 

2013 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

handinhandHand in Hand:  Ten Black Men Who Changed America, by Andrea Davis-Pinkney

 

 

 

 

iamamericanI, Too, Am American, Illustrated by Bryan Collier

 

 

 

 

2012 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

heartandsoul Heart and Soul:  The Study of America and African Americans, by Kadir Nelson

 

 

 

 

undergroundUnderground:  Finding The Light To Freedom, Illustrated by Shane W. Evans

 

 

 

 

2011 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

onecrazyOne Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

 

 

 

 

datepotter 

 Dave The Potter:  Artist, Poet, Slave, Illustrated by Bryan Collier

 

 

 2010 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

badnewsBad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal, by Vaunda Micheau Nelson

 

 

 

 

mypeople My People, Illustrated by Charles R. Smith, Jr.

 

 

 

 2009 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

 weareshipWe are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, by Kadir Nelson

 

 

 

 

blackerberryThe Blacker The Berry, Illustrated by Floyd Cooper

 

 

 

 2008 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

elijahbuxtonElijah of Buxton, by Christopher Paul Curtis

 

 

 

 

letinshine Let It Shine, Written and Illustrated by Ashley Bryan

 

 

 

 2007 Author and Illustrator Award Winners:

coppersunCopper Sun, by Sharon Draper

 

 

 

 

mosesMoses:  When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, Illustrated by Kadir Nelson