Check out these award winning children's books available at the library.

Newbery Award and Honor Books

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Year Title Author Award
2012Dead End in NorveltJack GantosMedal Winner
2011Moon Over ManifestClare VanderpoolMedal Winner
2010When You Reach MeRebecca SteadMedal Winner
2009The Graveyard BookNeil GaimanMedal Winner
2007The Higher Power of LuckySusan PatronMedal Winner
2006Criss CrossLynne Rae PerkinsMedal Winner
2004The Tale of DespereauxKate DiCamilloMedal Winner
2003CrispinAviMedal Winner
2002A Single ShardLinda Sue ParkMedal Winner
2001A Year Down YonderRichard PeckMedal Winner
2000Bud Not BuddyChristopher Paul CurtisMedal Winner
1999HolesLouis SacharMedal Winner
1998Out of the DustKaren HesseMedal Winner
1997The View From SaturdayE.L. KonigsburgMedal Winner
1996The Midwife's ApprenticeKaren CushmanMedal Winner

Caldecott Award and Honor Books

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Year Title Author Award
2012A Ball For MaisyChris RaschkaMedal Winner
2012Grandpa GreenLane SmithHonor Book
2012Me ... JanePatrick McDonnellHonor Book
2011A Sick Day For Amos McGee Phillip Christian SteadMedal Winner
2011Interrupting Chicken David Ezra SteinHonor Book
2010The Lion And The Mouse Jerry PickneyMedal Winner
2008Henry's Freedom Box Ellen DevineHonor Book
2005Knuffle Bunny Mo Willems