Award Winning Books

ALA Notable Awards
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) indentifies the best of the best in children's books.

Caldecott Book Awards
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards
The Coretta Scott King Book Award is awarded annually to African-American children's authors and artists.

Newbery Medal Winners
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished American book for children.

Pura Belpre’ Award
Honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best captures the Latino cultural experience in a work for children.

South Carolina Book Award Nominees
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A list of the years best children's books selected by a group of South Carolinian librarians, media specialists, teachers, students, and parents.

For a complete list of the Association of Library Service to Children’s Book & Media Award Winners, please visit