Book Awards

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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.

2022 Winner

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Watercress

Andrea Wang

A moving autobiographical story of a child of immigrants discovering and connecting with her heritage, with illustrations inspired by Chinese painting techniques. An author's note in the back shares Andrea's childhood experience with her parents.

Caldecott Honors 2022

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Have You Ever Seen a Flower?

Shawn Harris

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Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Carole Boston Weatherford

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Mel Fell

Corey R. Tabor

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Wonder Walkers

Micha Archer

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Coretta Scott King Award

Founded in 1969, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognize outstanding Black authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that portray an aspect of the Black experience. The awards include several categories and are given annually at the American Library Association conference.

2022 Winner

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