Click on the name of the list to open the website.
Check out the Master List for this year, previous winners, and also previous lists.
These books are for ages 2 years to 2nd grade. Each year a new list of 20 books is chosen as the best fiction
and non-fiction for this age group.
TLA encourages reading at all ages with lists for children, teens, and adults.
Named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery, this medal is awarded annually to the author
of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Honor books are listed as well.
Named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, this medal is awarded annually
to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Honor books are listed as well.
The list is compiled by Arrowhead Library Systems for kids ages 8-13.
A web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s
Literature Jon Scieszka.