from Mother Goose : for voice and piano
set to music by Sidney
Homer, Opus 36
illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright
: Macmillan, 1920
Awards & Websites
UW Libraries call numbers for Medal and Honor books
Offering information about Awards given in the Fields
of Children's and Young Adult Literature
- Caldecott Medal
- The American Library Association's official website for the Caldecott
Medal. Contains a listing of all Caldecott winners and honorees. This
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.
- Children's Literature Web Guide's comprehensive list to children's
book awards on the internet. This site gives information about International
as well as American Children's Literature Awards.
- Coretta Scott King Award
- The American Library Association's cumulative listing of all winners
of the Coretta Scott King award. Presented annually to an African
American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly
inspirational and educational contribution published during the previous
- Edgar Awards
- Winners of the Edgar Allen Poe award for the best mystery and juvenile
- Evergreen Young Adult
- The Evergreen Young Adult Book Award is sponsored by WASHYARG,
Washington Young Adult Review Group. Voters for this award must be
in grades 7 - 12. Each must read three or more titles and cast only
one vote per ballot.
- Golden Kite Award
- Award for excellence in the field of children's books presented
by the Society of Children's book writers and illustrators.
School Library Media Center Page
- This organization maintains a comprehensive list of Children's Book
Awards and Other Literary Prizes. Includes major book awards and best
books lists in children's literature and young adult literature of
interest to librarians and teachers. Awards for nonprint media such
as computer software or video for children and young adults are also
- Kate Greenaway
and Carnegie Medals Page
- Cumulative listing of all winners of the Kate Greenaway and Carnegie
Medals. Given by the Library Association in England, the Greenaway
Medal is awarded annually for the most distinguished work in the illustration
of children's books published in the United Kingdom. The Carnegie
medal also awarded by the Library Association of England, is awarded
annually "for an outstanding book for children."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
- The American Library Association's cumulative listing of all Laura
Ingalls Wilder winners. This medal is awarded annual by the Association
for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library
Association, to the author or illustrator whose books, published in
the United States, have made a substantial and lasting contribution
to literature for children.
- Newbery Medal
- The American Library Association's official website for the Newbery
Medal. Contains a cumulative listing of all Newbery winners and honorees.
The award is given 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
- Printz Medal Website
- The American Library Association's official website for the new
Printz Medal. This medal was first awarded in the year 2000. The award
will be given annually to the book that exemplifies literary excellence
in young adult literature.
- A Children's Choice Book Award administered by the Washington Library
- Young Reader's Choice
- The Pacific Northwest Library Association's Children's Literature
award website. Chosen by the children and young adults of Alberta,
Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington,
from books published three years previously, and nominated by librarians,
teachers, students and others.