California Recommended Literature List 
 
 
 
 
 
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Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature

Searchable database maintained by California State University reference librarian Lisa Bartle. To search this database, click on the link above. Then click on "Search

DAWCL". Enter any desired search term (age of reader, genre, ethnicity of the tale, etc.), scroll down, and click on Search.

Award winning books

  • −  Newbery Medal winners and honor books

    The Newbery Medal 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.

  • −  Caldecott Medal winners

    The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

  • −  California Young Reader Medal

    The California Young Reader Medal is awarded annually by a committee of four statewide organizations committed to reading. California children nominate, read, and vote for the winners of this medal.

  • −  Other award-winning and notable books

    Here you can find links to many other awards, including the Coretta Scott King Award, the Pura Belpré Award, the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. 

 
 
 
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