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Reading: Early Childhood Literacy Field Implementation

Other Notable Awards

Within this section you can find other awards that may help you find books to engage your students in reading. Each description has a link to the award's webpage where you can find current and past award winners.

Other Notable Awards
Award Description
American Indian Youth Literature Award  Given every other year, this award highlights the best writing and illustrations created by and about American Indians. 
Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature  Awards authors and illustrators who portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinx cultures in the United States. 
Asian Pacific American Awards  Based on literary and artistic merit, this award honors works about Asian/Pacific Americans and their heritage. 
Carter G. Woodson Book Award  Given to outstanding nonfiction books that explore issues related to racially minoritized groups and race relations in the United States. 
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Charlotte Huck Award  Awarded to works of children’s fictional literature that have the potential to transform children’s lives by promoting compassion, imagination, and wonder. 
Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award  Awarded to children and youth literature that have authentic portrayals of people with developmental disabilities. 
Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Literature Award  This award is given to children's and young adult literature that have exceptional merit relating to the LGBTQIA+ experience. 
NCTE Orbis Pictus Award  Given to excellent works of nonfiction in children’s literature. 
Paul Belpré Award  Presented to a Latino or Latina writer and illustrator who best portrays, upholds, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience. 
Schneider Family Book Award  Honors the writer or illustrator who portray some aspect of living with a disability, whether it be physical, mental, or emotional. 
Theodore Seuss Geisel Medal  Highlights the most distinguished contribution to literature for beginning readers.