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Literature: Award Winners Discuss this eTheme.

These sites are about children’s and young adult’s literature awards. Includes information about several awards such as the Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpre, Michael L. Printz, Best Books for Young Adults, and more. Learn about the history of the awards and see the winners from the current and previous years. eThemes on the Show Me, Building Block, Gateway,Truman and Mark Twain award winners are included.

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Use this site to find links to U.S. Readers'-Choice & Other-Criteria Awards, by state.
These book lists are selected by children, young adults, and teachers around the United States to help readers find books they will enjoy.
From American Library Association comes lists of the best of the best in children's books, recordings, and videos.
The Wilder award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
This award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English.
This annual award is given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
This 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.
Information about this award for the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. You can read about the previous winners and why this award is given.
Information about this award for the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Includes lists of the previous winners and the history of the award.
Information about this award for authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream." You can read about the previous winners and the history of this award.
Information about this award given 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. You can read about the previous winners and what the award is all about.
This is a list of the best books choosen each year for young adults. You can see lists from the previous years also.
Information about this award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. You can read about the previous winners and why this honor is awarded.
This list is compiled by the National Education Association. Includes books for preschoolers to young adults. Scroll down the page to see the list.
Use these websites which complement the picture books that are nominated for the "Show Me" book award. You will find sites for the animal celebrities(Nubs and Dewey), sites that deal with getting along(Peace Week), websites of Long Meadow Rescue Ranch(Twist of Fate) and Hazel Ridge Farm(Itsy Bitsy). Swimming safety tips (Testing the Water) and historical sites on segregation (Finding Lincoln) are provided. All of the "Show Me" nominees are highlighted with a site.
Author interviews, book trailers, and discussion activites are provided to promote the Truman Readers Award. Extension activities are given as well as interactives for several of the nominees. Contact information may be useful for students wanting to write to a particular author.
The websites will lead you to information about the authors and illustrators for the Missouri Building Block Nominees for 2011. The activities provided will encourage creative lessons involving the nominated books.
See the list of book awards, honors, and prizes.
Use the links to the Mark Twain Award Nominees to promote the books with students. A Prezi presentation provides an overview of all the titles. Discussion questions, extension activities, and book trailers are available. Biographical information on the authors and writing will inspire students.
This site provides author information, book synopses and teaching guides, book trailers and writing activities for the 2011-2012 Gateway Nominees. A writing kit provides activities for author studies.

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