I was wondering this award-giving season, how many children's book awards ARE there?
Coretta Scott King (African descent author/illustrators)
Laura Ingalls Wilder (body of work)
Margaret E. Edwards (YA body of work)
National Book Award (author)
Michael L. Printz (YA)
Pure Belpre (Latino/a authors/illustrators)
Scott O'Dell (historical fiction)
Rober F. Sibert (nonfiction)
Hans Christian Anderson (body of work)
Phoenix (given to a book published 20 years previous that missed recognition)
Canadian Library Association Book of the Year
Canadian Governor General Awards (Canadian writers)
Carnegie (British author)
Kate Greenaway (British illustrator)
Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice (grades 4-8)
and here's a BUNCH more
This says there are 325! But who knows, really?
Even more and more. (Although I don't know if these technically count as awards.)
Okay, okay, here's someone who has all the State Award lists.
Oh, and don't forget the Cybils!
Here's a bunch for sale.
Okay, I'm stopping for now. It just goes on and on and on...