Awards

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Newbery Awards

This annual award honors the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Caldecott Award

This annual award honors the most distinguished American picture book for children.

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The Mark Twain Award

This annual award honors one book selected by Missouri school children.

The Show Me Readers Award

This annual award promotes literature, literacy, and reading in Missouri elementary schools for grades one through three and to promote recognition of authors and illustrators of books that are favorites of Missouri children in these grades.

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The Building Block Award

This annual award honors the author and illustrator of the picture book voted most popular by preschool children in Missouri’s public libraries.