This guide will provide resources for your to conduct academic research and literary analysis on Adolescent Literature.
The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year.
The first and most enduring award for LGBTQIA+ books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Rainbow Round Table, or exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.
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.
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.
The William Allen White Children’s Book Award is the oldest statewide Children’s book award in the United States. William Allen White was an American author, politician, leader of the Progressive movement and the newspaper editor of The Emporia Gazette.
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