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 Crossover by Kwame Alexander published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|2015 Newbery Honor|
El Deafo by Cece Bell published by Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.
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 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 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.|
| 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 Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki and written by Mariko Tamaki published by First Second
(recommended for middle school and above)
| ||You are (Not) Small written by Anna Kang, illustrated by Christopher Weyant and published by Two Lions, New York.|
2015 Geisel Honor
| 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! written by Mo Willems, illustrated by Mo Willems Published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group.
Source: American Library Association http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/index.cfm