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ENG 3240 World Literature for Children: Youth Literature Research

Websites About Children's Authors/Illustrators

Award Winners

Caldecott Medal
Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. 

Newbery Medal
Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Coretta Scott King Award
Awarded to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Pura Belpre Award
Awarded to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Orbis Pictus
Awarded for promoting and recognizing excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children.

Additional awards
A sampling of other awards.

Useful Databases for Research in Children's Literature

Recommended Databases for Research in Education

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