Award-Winning Books

Looking for a great kids' book? From the Newbery Medal to the Coretta Scott King Book Award, the books on this list have all been honored by one of the United States' top book prizes in 2015. You'll find picks for all ages -- from early readers to teen bookworms -- in a range of genres. Whether they've won a Caldecott or Printz Award or Honor, they're all worth checking out.

Browse Award-Winning Books

AGE
3
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Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
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By Dan Santat
(2014)
AGE
4
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Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
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By Mac Barnett
(2014)
AGE
5
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Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
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By Misty Copeland
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
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By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Charming, funny comics memoir of growing up deaf.
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By Cece Bell
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Excellent poems depict coming of age in tumultuous 1960s.
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By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
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By Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
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By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
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By Andrew Smith
(2014)