Award WinnersThe Caldecott Award is given to the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book of the year.
The 2020 Caldecott Medal winner wasThe Undefeated, by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Newbery AwardThe Newbery Award is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The 2020 Newbery Medal winner was
New Kid, by Jerry CraftGeisel 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 2020 Geisel Award winner was
written and illustrated by James Yang and published by Viking, Penguin Young Readers
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.
The 2020 Coretta Scott King Award winners were
Jerry Craft, author of "New Kid" published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers
Kadir Nelson, illustrator of "The Undefeated" written by Kwame Alexander and published by Versity, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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 2020 Medal Winner was
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story
written by Kevin Noble Maillard, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, and published by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group