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The Caldecott and Newbery Awards

Here are links to information about our country’s most distinguished children’s book awards, the Caldecott and the Newbery. Our school library has most of the current, and many of the past winners. Visit the library and check them out!

ALA | Caldecott Medal
Information about the Randolph Caldecott Medal, awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.



The 2019 Caldecott is Hello Lighthouse by Sophia Blackall



ALA | Newbery Medal
Information about the current ALSC Newbery Medal winners and links to past winners and award criteria. Administered by the Association for Library Service …
The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author …en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newbery_Medal


The 2019 Newbery Award  is Merci Suárez Changes Gears, written by Meg Medina