Award WinnersThe 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 AwardThe 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 BarnhillGeisel AwardThe (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 Informational Book MedalThe 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