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Award Winning Books

Caldecott Medal Winners
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. 

 Caldecott Winner for 2016-

Finding Winnie; The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear    

   

Newbery Medal Winners
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 

 Newbery Winner for 2016 -

    Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

                                                                                                                                                                   

Mark Mark Twain Book Award

   The Mark Twain Award is a children's choice award selected by Missouri students in grades four through eight.  It is sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians and is presented annually.

2015 -  Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award

The Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award  is designed to encourage reading aloud to children from birth through kindergarten age.  The Children's Service Round Table of the Missouri Library Association sponsors it.  The award is presented annually to the author and illustrator of the picture book voted most popular by children in Missouri's public libraries.

2015 winner -    Naked! written by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by Debbie Ridpath


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

Show Me Readers Award         

The Show Me Readers Award is a children's choice award selected by Missouri elementary school children in grades one through three.  It is sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians and is presented annually.

 2015 Winner:       

Trouper by Meg Kearney

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