Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Book Awards and Book Lists

We have added a book award page to our website.  Find the link on our home page and on the websites for adults page.

Book Awards
Alex Award  are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
Edwards Award  honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature.
Printz Award   is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Pura Awards is presented annually 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.
Schneider Family Award honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
Sibert Award is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year.
 Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
Christy Awrds  Christian Fiction
Nautilus Awards  Books for a better world.  Awards for Ecology/ Environment, Aging Gracefully, Animals/ Nature, Business/ Leadership, Creative Process, Fiction, Food Cooking Healthy Eating, etc. 
RITA Awards Romance 
Stonewall: Barbara Gittings Literature Award  Award for Gay/ Lesbian fiction

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