Award Lists

2014 Award Winners for Children's Literature

Newbery Medal
"most outstanding contribution to children's literature"

--Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by K.G. Campbell

Caldecott Medal
"most distinguished American picture book for children"

--Locomotive written and illustrated by Brian Floca

Coretta Scott King Awards African-American author and illustrator

--Author award:
P.S. Be Eleven written by Rita Williams-Garcia

--Illustrator award: Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me illustrated by Bryan Collier and written by Daniel Beaty

Pura Belpre awards
Latino writer and illustrator "whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience"

--Illustrator: Niño Wrestles the World illustrated and written by Yuyi Morales

--Author: Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass" written by Meg Medina

Stonewall Book Award
Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award for "books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience"

--Beautiful Music for Ugly Children" by Kristin Cronn-Mills

--Fat Angie by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo

Schneider Family Book Award
"books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience"

--Young children's book:
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin written by Jen Bryant and illustrated by Melissa Sweet

--Middle grades book:
Handbook for Dragon Slayers written by Merrie Haskell
--Teen book: Rose Under Fire written by Elizabeth Wein

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
beginning reader book

--The Watermelon Seed written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
informational books for children

--Parrots Over Puerto Rico written by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore and illustrated by Susan L. Roth