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Welcome to the ALSC Book & Media Awards Shelf

This collection of more than 2,000 books, recordings, apps, and websites for children spans 100 years, reflecting the evolution of ALSC’s awards history AND delivering the latest, greatest materials for contemporary readers, listeners, learners, and gamers, as well.

The titles included on this site vary widely as to their intended audience—children anywhere from birth up to 14 years of age. We encourage parents and caregivers to actively engage in the selection of media with their children, as reading skills, cognitive and maturity levels, and interests vary from child to child. When looking at older winners especially, please remember that they were selected as the best of THEIR time, not necessarily the best of ALL time, and may be quite dated for today's young readers.

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Award Seals

Embossed, foil seals highlight the award-winning titles in your collection

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Caldecott/Newbery Medal Set Decor

Highlight your display of award-winning titles with giant Caldecott and Newbery medals! These two-sided decorations are perfect for hanging or for window display.

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