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  • Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award (BCCCA) 
    An award focusing on transitional books for 2nd and 3rd graders, voted on by children in elementary school.
  • Caldecott Medal
    Awarded yearly to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
  • Coretta Scot King Awards  
    A collection of awards 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.
  • (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award
    Awarded yearly to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished book for beginning readers published in English.
  • Newbery Medal
    Awarded yearly to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • Oregon Reader's Choice Award (ORCA) 
    Books for 4-12 graders nominated by librarians and teachers, voted on by kids and teens in Oregon.
  • Patricia Gallagher Children’s Choice Picture Book Award
    A picture book award voted on by Oregon school children, named for Patricia Gallagher, a retired Western Oregon professor of children’s literature.
  • Pura Belpré Award  
    Awarded yearly to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
  • Seibert Award 
    Awarded yearly to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.


  • Kids Webrary Booklists An amazing collection of booklists from the Morton Grove Public Library (Kids on the Stage, Cinderella Variations, Girl Adventures and much more).
  • Juvenile Series and Sequels An extensive list of What's the next book? in a series compiled by the Mid-Continent Public Library.

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