Award Winners

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    Award Winners

     
     
     
    Caldecott  
     
    Caldecott Award

     

    The Caldecott Award is given to the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book of the year.  

    The 2017 Caldecott Medal winner was

     

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

     
     

    Newbery

    Newbery Award

     The Newbery Award is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 

    The 2017 Newbery Medal winner was

     

    The Girl Who Drank the Moon, written by Kelly Barnhill

     
     
     
     


    Geisel Award
     
    Geisel Award
     
    The (Theodore Suess) Geisel Award is given to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States each year.
     
    The 2017 Geisel Award winner was

     

    We are Growing! A Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book written by Laurie Keller

     
     

     
     
     Robert F Sibert
     
     Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
     
     The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in English in the United States each year.
     
    The 2017 Medal Winner was

     

    March: Book Three, written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell