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Wadham 2020 Best Book Recomendations
Major American Book Awards
Randolph Caldecott Medal
Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
John Newbery Medal
Awarded annually 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.
Michael L. Printz Award
Award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Diverse Book Awards
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards annually recognize outstanding books for young adults and children by African American authors and illustrators
Pura Belpré Award
Presented annually 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.
American Indian Youth Literature Award
Established as a way to identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians.
Children's Choice Awards
Beehive Book Awards (Utah)
Each year the Children's Literature Association of Utah (CLAU), a volunteer organization of individuals who have a personal or professional interest in children's literature, sponsors the Beehive Book Awards to help motivate young people to read. Children vote from a short list of nominees in the following categories: Children's Fiction (chapter books), Picture Books, Informational Books, Poetry, Graphic Novels, and Young Adult Fiction. The title with the highest percentage of votes from the children in each category wins the award!
Each year, over 12,500 children from different regions of the United States read newly-published children’s and young adult trade books and vote for the ones they like best. These Children’s Choices, selected from more than 900 titles, can be counted on as books children really enjoy reading.
EL ED 340 Bibliographies
The following bibliographeis are desigend to assist students in EL ED 340 to find books associated with their coursework
Children's Book and Media Review
The Children’s Book and Media Review (CBMR) helps busy adults select quality entertainment and educational materials for the children in their lives. We review books, plays, movies, TV shows, apps, and websites for children and teenagers.
School Library Journal
School Library Journal is the premiere publication for librarians and information specialists who work with children and teens.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers more than 1,400,000 MARC records and more than 280,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 36 review sources.