The Newbery Medal
Established in 1922, the Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, for the most distinguished work of literature.
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The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
The Caldecott Medal
Established in 1938, the Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
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Watercress by Andrea Wang
Coretta Scott King Awards
Established in 1971, the Coretta Scott King Awards are awarded by the American Library Association to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of children’s and young adult books. These books demonstrate an appreciation for African American culture and the African American experience.
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2022 Author and Illustrator Winner
Unspeakable by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Nutmeg Award (for Intermediate Level: Grades 4-6)
Nutmeg Award (for Elementary Level: Grades 2-3)
Established in 1993 by the Connecticut Library Association, the Nutmeg Award winner is selected annually by Connecticut students. Award winners demonstrate quality literature, with a focus on strong character development; a well-constructed plot; and appropriate language.
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2022 Winner (Intermediate)
Wink by Rob Harrell
2022 Winner (Elementary)
The InvestiGATORS by John Patrick Green
National Book Award
Established in 1996, the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature is awarded by the National Book Foundation for outstanding literature for children by a US citizen.
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Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo