Newbery Medal
Caldecott Medal

Geisel Award

John Newbery Medal

Best in Children's Literature

The Randolph Caldecott Medal

Best in Children's Picture Books

The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Best in Beginning Readers


                                The 2015 John Newbery Medal 


The Crossover by Kwame Alexander published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2015 Newbery Honor 
el deafo

El Deafo by Cece Bell  published by Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS

brown girl dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming  by Jacqueline Woodson published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.



                                 The 2015 Randolph Caldecott Medal

 The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend  written and illustrated by Dan Santant published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

2015 Caldecott Honor 
nana in the city

Nana in the City written and illustrated by Lauren Castillo published by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.


The Noisy Paint Box:  The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art written by Barb Rosenstock and and illustrated by Mary GrandPre' published by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York.
 sam and dave
 Sam and Dave Dig a Hole  Illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett published by Candlewick Press.
 Viva Frida, Illustrated and Written by Yuyi Morales  published by Roaring Brook Press, a Neal Porter Book.
 Roget  The Right Word: Roget and his Thesaurus Illustrated by Melissa Sweet and written by Jen Bryant published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
 this one summer
 This One Summer Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki and written by Mariko Tamaki  published by First Second
(recommended for middle school and above)


                               The 2015  Theodore Seuss Geisel Medal


  You are not small
You are (Not) Small written by Anna Kang, illustrated by Christopher Weyant and published by Two Lions, New York.

2015 Geisel Honor
Mr. Putter
Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page, written by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard  Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.



waiting is not easy

Waiting Is Not Easy! written by Mo Willems, illustrated by Mo Willems  Published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group.





Source: American Library Association