The following reference sources provide information relevant to children's literature. They are available in the reference collection, stacks, or via the web as indicated. This is not a comprehensive listing.
A listing by the name of the award of almost all the American and important international and foreign English language children’s book awards. There is a brief description of the history of each award and the criterion for selection is included.
Celebrates 45 years of African-American contributions to children's literature with annotated listings of works by winners of the Coretta Scott King Award from 1970 through 2014. Biographies and photos of writers and illustrators are included, and a color section features illustrations from award-winning books.
This book describes the prestigious medals awarded for children’s literature by the American Library Association. A list of all the winners is included along with author, illustrator, and title indexes.
A guide to the authors and illustrators who have received the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and Honor Book recognitions since the awards were initiated through 1991. Each author/illustrator entry lists the awards received, a bibliography, and background reading suggestions.