Below are searches for books in Andersen Library that have been recognized as notable or outstanding. This is just to help you start your search. These are not comprehensive searches, as the catalog records do not always include award information.
Caldecott Award & Honor BooksAwarded by the American Library Association to the artist who had created the most distinguished picture book of the year.
CCBC NotablesCooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC, Madison) choices.
These include children's to YA selections. Items through 2012 edition are listed.
Coretta Scott King Book Awardsrecognizes outstanding books for young adults and children by African American authors and illustrators that reflect the African American experience.
Orbis Pictuspresented by Nat'l Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) for promoting and recognizing excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children.
Pura Belprepresented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.
Theodor Seuss Geisel AwardThe Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.
Use these databases to locate books by numerous awards:
Lists from 165 awards across six English-speaking countries (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England, and Ireland)
In addition to selecting books based on faculty and librarian recommendations, Andersen Library adds books from the following award lists to the Curriculum Collections. Tap the award titles to visit the award websites for information about each: