The (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American†book for beginning readers†published in English in the United States during the preceding year.
Carnegie Medal, sponsored by the British Library Association, is given in recognition for an outstanding book for children written in English and first pubulished in the United Kingdom during the preceding year.
"The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually 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."
"Four Golden Kite Statuettes - for fiction, non-fiction, picture book text, and picture-illustration - are awarded each year to the most outstanding children's books published during that year and having been written or illustrated by members of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators."
Current winner of the Newbery Medal, awarded 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." Includes a list of past winners and links to Caldecott and Coretta Scott King award winners.
Sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Association of School Librarians, the program promotes reading by providing an annual recommended list of quality books for third graders and for special education students of this reading level. Includes current nominees as well as past nominees and winners.
"This award honors Mildred L. Batchelder, a former executive director of the Association for Library Service to Children, a believer in the importance of good books for children in translation from all parts of the world."