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Book Awards

Award winning books for children and young adults.

2010 Winners!

 

When You Reach Me

Newbery Medal Winner

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

 

Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice Newbery Honor Book

Robert F. Sibert Honor Book


YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

2009 National Book Award Winner, Young People's Literature

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip Hoose


Evolution of Calpurnia Tate Newbery Honor Book

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Newbery Honor Book

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

Homer P Figg Newbery Honor Book

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick

The Lion and the Mouse
Caldecott Medal Winner

The Lion & the Mouse written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

All The World Caldecott Honor Book

All the World illustrated by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon

Red Sings From Treetops Caldecott Honor Book

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman

Return to Sender
Pura Belpré Author Award Winner

Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez

Book Fiesta
Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Winner

Book Fiesta!: Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day; Celebremos El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros
Diego Pura Belpré Author and Illustrator Honor Book

Diego: Bigger Than Life by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, illustrated by David Diaz

Federico Garcia Lorca
Pura Belpré Author Honor Book

Federico García Lorca by Georgina Lázaro, illustrated by Enrique S. Moreiro
My Abuelita
Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book

My Abuelita illustrated by Yuyi Morales, written by Tony Johnston
Gracias Thanks
Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book

Gracias Thanks illustrated by John Parra, written by Pat Mora
Benny and Penny Big No No Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner

Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! written and illustrated by Geoffrey Hayes

I Spy Fly Guy
Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

I Spy Fly Guy! written and illustrated by Tedd Arnold

Little Mouse Gets Ready Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

Little Mouse Gets Ready written and illustrated by Jeff Smith
Mouse and Mole Fine Feathered Friends
Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

Mouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends written and illustrated by Wong Herbert Yee
Pearl and Wagner One Funny Day Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day by Kate McMullan, illustrated by R. W. Alley
Almost Astronauts Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal Winner

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone

Day Glo Brothers
Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Jow Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors by Chris Barton, illustrated by Tony Persiani

Moonshot
Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 written and illustrated by Brian Floca
Going Bovine Michael L. Printz Award Winner

Going Bovine by Libba Bray

Charles and Emma Michael L. Printz Honor Book

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Winner

2009 National Book Award Finalist, Young People's Literature

Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman

Monstrumologist Michael L. Printz Honor Book

The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
Punkzilla Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Punkzilla by Adam Rapp
Tales of a Madman Underground Michael L. Printz Honor Book

Tales of the Madman Underground: An Historical Romance, 1793 by John Barnes
Great and Only Barnum YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Written in Bone  YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland by Sally M. Walker

 

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