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Book Awards & Recommendations

MARYLAND’s BLACK –EYED SUSAN AWARD
The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a children's choice award for the state of Maryland. Each year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been given to authors and/or illustrators of outstanding books chosen for the award by Maryland students. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature. Look for these books at your school or public library.

Check out this year's nominees:

http://www.bcpl.info/find-materials/black-eyed-susan-award-2015-2016


CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNERS
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century Englishillustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually bythe Association for Library Service to Children, a division of theAmerican Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguishedAmerican picture book for children.

Check out this year's winner and the honorary mentions:
http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal