Congratulations to Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene who won this year's Red Clover Award for The Princess and the Pig and to Wendelin Van Draanen, author of The Running Dream, winner of the 2013 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award!
Click here for this year's Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award master list with annotations (descriptions of the books).
Want to know what other students think about this year's nominees? Check out the official DCF blog.
The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award has honored quality literature for children for over 50 years now. Each year, 30 books are chosen to comprise the DCF Master List. Students in grades 4-8 who have read at least five of the nominees can vote for their favorite titles in the spring. Click for past winners of the DCF award.
The Red Clover Award is given to a contemporary picture book chosen by Vermont students in grades k-4. Click for Red Clover Award winners.
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American children’s literature.Click for Newbery Medal Winners.
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Click for Caldecott Medal Winners.