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Award Winners

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

Coretta Scott King Award
Recipients are authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream."

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

California Young Reader Medal
This program encourages recreational reading of popular literature among the young people of our state. Since its inception in 1974, millions of California children have nominated, read and voted for the winners of the California Young Reader Medal.

Other Book and Author Links

Guys Read - Author Jon Scieszka's website for connecting boys with books they will want to read.

Harry Potter - Official website for the Harry Potter series of books. Contains information, quizzes and a biography of author J. K. Rowling.

Dav Pilkey - Illustrator of the Dumb Bunnies books and author/illustrator of The Adventures of Captain Underpants and many other stories.

Berenstain Bears - Games, activities, book lists, video clips and much more about the Berenstain Bears characters.

Jan Brett - A large number of pages of free activities, coloring pages and projects.

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