Kelly barnhill won the 2017 newbery medal with her book the girl who drank. Click here for caldecott medal winners and honor books, 1938present. American library association announces 2017 youth media award. Every year the caldecott committee also cites other books as worthy of attention. The caldecott medal was named in honor of nineteenthcentury english illustrator randolph caldecott. The caldecott medal shall be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished american picture book for children published in the united states during the preceding year. The theodor seuss geisel medal honors the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished contribution to the body of american childrens literature known as beginning reader books published in the united states during the preceding year. Book three also won the national book award for young.
Medal bookthe undefeated caldecott medal book kwame alexander, kadir nelson kwame. Book three, a graphic memoir created by representative. In 1971 these books were formally named newbery honor books, with this. The medal is awarded annually by the association for library service to children, to the artist of the most distinguished american picture book for children.
A complete list of caldecott medal and honor books from 1938 to present. Online shopping for childrens book awards from a great selection at books store. It is awarded annually by the association for library service to children, a division. Caldecott winner 2017 new childrens book library guides at. The randolph caldecott medal annually recognizes the preceding years most distinguished. S and james h black award for excellence in childrens literature awards. The american childrens chapter book newbery award winner for 2017 is the girl who drank the moon by kelly barnhill, a beautiful fairy tale of sorts about a good witch who protects children, a bad witch who feeds off sorrow, a special girl named luna, lunas imprisoned magical mother, and a woodcarver out for justice. Beside the caldecott medal, the committee awards a variable number of. At the american library associations 2017 youth media award this morning. It is awarded annually by the alsc, a division of the ala, to the artist of the most distinguished american picture book for children. A display of the 2017 caldecott winner and honor books 2017 medal winner radiant child. Childrens book awards highlight race and politics the new. The award shall go to the artist, who must be a citizen or resident of the united states, whether or not he be the author of the text. Random house childrens books, an imprint of random house childrens books.472 507 70 897 278 1300 908 628 1645 117 766 717 1538 145 25 1607 66 574 983 1479 1270 97 176 62 1169 1198 727 300 1154 420 179 588 1208 1392 379 482 1050 102 399 347 56 420 106