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Vermont Awards

Red Clover AwardThe Red Clover Book Award is designed for children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Each year thousands of Vermont school children read the 10 nominated picture books and vote for their favorite in the spring. The award has been handed out annually since 1997.


Vermont Golden Dome Book Award : The Vermont Golden Dome Book Award* (formerly the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award) was created to honor excellence in children's literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades four through eight have selected their favorite book from a list of nominees. It is recommended that students read at least five of the year's nominated titles before voting. Voting takes place in the spring, generally beginning in April.


National Awards

Caldecott Medal | Newbery Medal

Coretta Scott King Award | Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature | Sydney Taylor Book Award

Pura Belpré Medal | Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

American Indian Youth Literature Award

Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal)

Stonewall Book Awards

Schneider Family Book Award | Ezra Jack Keats Book Award


ALSC Children’s Notable Lists

50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know

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