Award Winning Books


There are many awards given for excellence in the children's book world. Here are just a few titles that have won some of these awards.
Please note that many of the books published in the UK are available in the USA and vice versa.


More Award Winning Titles

The 2002 Carnegie Medal Winner Ruby Holler

The 2017 Sibert Award Winner Giant Squid

The 1954 Caldecott Award Winner Madeline’s Rescue

The 2012 Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Poetry Won Ton

The 2017 Sainsbury’s Classic Children’s Book Award Matilda

The 2018 Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Poetry One Last Word

The 1952 Carnegie Medal Winner The Borrowers

The 2015 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner (Illustration)  The Farmer and the Clown

The 2016 Golden Kite Award, MidGrade/Young Reader Fiction Honor Title One Good Thing About America

The 2010 Theodore Geisel Award, Honor Title  Mouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends

The 2015 Golden Kite Nonfiction Award Winner The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the fall of Imperial Russia

The 2018 Theodore Geisel Award winner Charlie and Mouse

The 2016 Siebert Award Honor Book Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

The 2014 Sibert Medal Winner Parrots Over Puerto Rico

A 2011 Newbery Honor Book Turtle In Paradise

A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book They all Saw a Cat

A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book Du Iz Tak?

The 2016 Caldecott Winner Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear

A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

The 2006 Theodore Geisel Award Honor A splendid friend indeed

The 2016 Golden Kite MidGrade/Young Reader Fiction Award winner The Detective’s Assistant

The 2014 Caldecott  Award Winner Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

The 2015 Newbery Award Winner Last Stop on Market Street

The 2013 Newbery Award Winner This is not my hat

The 2015 Siebert Medal Honor Book Josephine: The dazzling life of Josephine Baker

The 2012 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner (Illustration) Balloons over Broadway

The 2015 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner (Text) A Dance like Starlight: One ballerina’s dream

The 2009 Golden Kite Honor Award for Fiction The Adoration of Jenna Fox

A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book The Right Word:Roget and his Thesaurus

The 2014 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner (Text) Sophie’s Squash

A 2011 Newbery Honor Book Dark Emperor and Other poems of the Night

The 2013 Newbery Winner Flora and Ulysses

A 1945 Newbery Honor Book Rabbit Hill

A 2004 Caldecott Honor Book What do I do with a tail like this?

The 2006 Theodore Geisel Award Winner Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

The 2013 Caldecott Award Winner Extra Yarn

The 2011 Geisel Award Winner Bink and Gollie

A 1997 Caldecott Award Honor Book Starry Messenger

The 2012 Caldecott Award Winner A Ball for Daisy

The 2012 Golden Kite Award Nonfiction Winner  Amelia Lost: The Life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart

The 2012 Newbery Award Winner Dead End in Norvelt

The 2011 Newbery Award Winner Moon over Manifest

The 2010 Horn Book Award for Fiction When you reach me

A 2010 Caldecott Honor Book All the World

The 2008 Kate Greenaway Award Winner Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears

The 1968 Newbery Award Winner From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankeiler

The 2010 2010 Caldecott Award Winner The Lion and the Mouse

The 2010 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner (Text) The Longest Night

The 2010 Scott O’Dell Award Winner The Storm in the Barn

The 1942  Caldecott Medal Winner Make Way for Ducklings

A 2009 Caldecott Award Honor Book A couple of boys have the best week ever

A 1997 Caldecott Award Honor Book The Gardener

The 1997 Newbery Medal Winner The view from Saturday

The 1969 Caldecott Winner Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

A 1958 Caldecott Honor Book Anatole and the cat

A 2009 Caldecott Honor Book A river of words: the story of William Carlos Williams

The 2009 Golden Kite Honor Picture Book (Text) Before John was a jazz giant: A song of John Coltrane

A 2009 Newbery Honor Book Savvy

The 1994 Caldecott Medal Winner Grandfather’s Journey

A 2009 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner (Text) A Visitor for Bear

A 2008 Caldecott Honor Book Henry’s Freedom Box

A 1957 Caldecott Honor Book Anatole

The 1948 Newbery Medal Winner Book The Twenty-one balloons

A 1966 Caldecott Honor Book Alphabet City

The 1958 Carnegie Medal Winner Tom’s Midnight Garden

A 2001 Caldecott Honor Book Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic sung in the year 1888

The 2006 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The 2006 Golden Kite Non-FictionAward Winner  The Adventures of Marco Polo

A 2003 Newbery Honor Book The House of the Scorpion

A 1973 Newbery Honor Book The Upstairs Room

The 1957 Newbery Award Winner Miracles on Maple Hill

The 1981 Newbery Medal Winner Jacob I have Loved

The 2007 Caldecott Medal Winner The Invention of Hugo Cabret

A 2004 Newbery Honor Book Olive’s Ocean

A 2006 Newbery Honor Book Princess Academy

A 2006 Caldecott Honor Book Rosa

The 2007 Boston Horn-Book Award For Non-Fiction The Strongest Man in the World: Louis Cyr

A 2006 Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts

A 1998 Newbery Honor Book Lily’s Crossing

A 2000 Newbery Honor Book 26 Fairmount Avenue

A 2007 Newbery Honor Book Hattie Big Sky

The 2007 Caldcott Medal Winner Flotsam

The 1978 Newbery Medal Winner Bridge to Terabithia

A 2007 Newbery Honor Book Penny From Heaven

The 1996 Newbery Award Winner The Midwife’s Apprentice

A 2005 E. B. White Read Aloud Award Winner Wild About Books

A 2003 Newbery Honor Book An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793

The 1986 Newbery Award Winner Sarah Plain and Tall

The 2003 Golden Kite Nonfiction Award Winner Leonardo: Beautiful Dreamer

The 1995 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction Winner Under the Blood-Red Sun

The 1988 Caldecott Award Winner Owl Moon

A 1996 Newbery Honor Book The Great Fire

The 1942 Carnegie Award Winner The Little Grey Men

The 2004 Golden Kite Picture Book Award Winner Apples to Oregon

The 2003 Caldecott Award Winner My Friend Rabbit

A 1994 Caldecott Honor Book Owen

A 2005 Newbery Honor Book Al Capone Does my Shirts

A 1999 Newbery Honor Book A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories

The 2003 Newbery Award Winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead

The 1998 Kate Greenaway Medal Winner When Jessie Came Across the Sea

A 1986 Caldecott Honor Book The Relatives Came

The 1992 Caldecott Medal Winner Tuesday

A 2002 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book Little Rat Sets Sail

The 2000 Book Sense Best Children’s Book Of The Year The Quilt Makers Gift

The 2004 Kate Greenaway Medal Winner Ella’s big Chance

A 2003 Caldecott Honor Book Hondo and Fabian

The 2001 Kate Greenaway Medal Winner Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake Carpenter

A 1997 Caldecott Honor Book Belle Prater’s Boy

The 1980 Kate Greenaway Medal Winner Mister Magnolia

A 2004 Golden Kite Award Winner Dust to Eat: Drought and Depression In the 1930’s

The 2003 Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-fiction Award Winner Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of The John J. Harvey

The 1989 Caldecott Medal Winner Song and Dance Man

The 1986 Caldecott Medal Winner The Polar Express

A 2001 Caldecott Honor Book Olivia