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Click on the links below to view the books reviewed that also won a literary award.
Caldecott Medal 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.1
Monarch Award The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award will be presented annually to the author and/or illustrator of the book voted as their favorite by students in Kindergarten through Grade Three in participating Illinois schools or public libraries. The Monarch is sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association.3
Newbery Medal 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. 4
Rebecca Caudill Award The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award was developed to encourage children and young adults to read for personal satisfaction. It is an Illinois award for outstanding literature for young people and is sponsored by the Illinois Reading Council, the Illinois School Library Media Association, and the Illinois Association of Teachers of English.6
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1 American Library Association. ALA | Caldecott Medal. [Online] Available http://www.ala.org/alsc/caldecott.html, 2001.
3 Illinois School Library Media Association. Monarch Award. [Online] Available http://www.islma.org/grants_awards.htm#monarch, 2004.
4 American Library Association. ALA | Newbery Medal. [Online] Available http://www.ala.org/alsc/newbery.html, 2001.
6 Bensenville Community Public Library. Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award -- About the Award. [Online] Available http://www.rebeccacaudill.org/award/.