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Children's Literature: Award-Winning Books


Welcome to the Children's Literature Guide!

This tab, Award-Winning Books, features canned searches* for books that have won a variety of children's book awards through the years.
On Funderburg & Beyond, you'll learn how to use Spartan Search to find titles, authors, and subjects, as well as how to request books from other libraries using interlibrary loan. In addition, you'll find out how you can check out books from the North Manchester Public Library.

*Just click the link to see the results.

Caldecott Award

Caldecott Medal

Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Find Caldecott Award-winning books.

Newbery Award

Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Find Newbery Award-winning books.

Coretta Scott King & Pura Belpré Awards

Awarded to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values

Find Coretta Scott King Award-winning books.

Awarded 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.

Find Pura Belpré Award-winning books.


Jane Addams & Robert F. Sibert Awards

Awarded to children's books of literary and aesthetic excellence that effectively engage children in thinking about peace, social justice, global community, and equity for all people.

Find Jane Addams Children's Book Award-winning books.

Awarded to the most distinguished informational book published in English in the preceding year for its significant contribution to children’s literature.

Find Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal-winning books.

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Awarded to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States.

Find Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning books.

Other Awards