Award Winning Children's Fantasy Books
There are several medals and associations that give awards to the best fantasy books. Here is an explanation of the awards and a listing of the books as they relate to or are part of the children's fantasy genre.
When it comes to Awards for Children's books there are a pair that are the most prestigious. These are the Newbery Medal and the Caldecott Medal.
The 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 Newbery Medal Winners - books on Amazon.com
The 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.Caldecott Medal Winners - Books on Amazon.com
The Andre Norton Award: This is given by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to the Best Young Adult Science Fictiona and Fantasy
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