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Hawthorne Elementary School LMC: Award Winning Books

Caldecott Award

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It 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. 

2018 Medal Winner

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2018 Honor Books
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Robert F. Sibert Award

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 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. 

2018 Medal Winner

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2018 Honor Books

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Newbery Award

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.

2018 Medal Winner

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2018 Honor Books

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Pura Belpre Award

The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, 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.

2018 Author Award Winner  

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2018 Author Honor Book

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2018 Illustrator Award

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2018 Illustrator Honor Books

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Coretta Scott King Award

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually 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.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.  

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award:

2018 Medal Winner

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2018 Honor Books

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Illustrator Award

2018 Medal Winner

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2018 Honor Books

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Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.

 

2018 Medal Winner

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2018 Honor Books

“I See a Cat,” written and illustrated by Paul Meisel
“King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats,” written by Dori Hillestad Butler, illustrated by Nancy Meyers
“My Kite Is Stuck! And Other Stories,” written and illustrated by Salina Yoon
“Noodleheads See the Future,” written by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, illustrated by Tedd Arnold
“Snail & Worm Again,” written and illustrated by Tina Kügler