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Award Winning and Notable Books

Browse these websites of award winning and notable books for children for some great reading suggestions. You can also find more reading suggestions on Who Next...? This is an interactive online tool which helps guide children who have already enjoyed stories by one writer to find others who write in a similar way. All you need is your library card number.

Australian Children's Book of the Year Award

This is awarded annually. There are five sections: Older Readers; Younger Readers; Picture Books, Picture Books for Early Childhood and the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. 
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The Children's Book Council of Australia - Notable Books

This is awarded annually. There are five sections: Older Readers; Younger Readers; Picture Books, Picture Books for Early Childhood and the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. 
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The Caldecott Medal

This medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
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Newbery Medal

This medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
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Kate Greenaway Medal

This is an award for distinguished Illustration in a book for children in the United Kingdom.
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The Carnegie Medal

This is awarded in the United Kingdom to an outstanding Children's Writer.
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