The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
- Dead End in Norvelt, written by Jack Gantos, published by Farrar Straus Giroux
Newbery Honor Books
- Inside Out & Back Again written by Thanhha Lai, published by HarperCollins Children's Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers
- This book was also a National Book Award Winner!
- Breaking Stalin's Nose written by Eugene Yelchin, published by Henry Holt and Company, LLC
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
- A Ball for Daisy illustrated and written by Chris Raschka, published by Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
Caldecott Honor Books
- Blackout illustrated and written by John Rocco, published by Disney/Hyperion Books, an imprint of Disney Book Group
- Grandpa Green illustrated and written by Lane Smith, published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing
- Me...Jane illustrated and written by Patrick McDonnell, published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
The Mildred L. Batchelder Award is given to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
- Soldier Bear written by Bibi Dumon Tak, illustrated by Philip Hopman, translated by Laura Watkinson, published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Batchelder Honor Books
- The Lily Pond written by Annika Thor, translated by Linda Schenck, published by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
Belpre (Illustrator) Award
The Pura Belpré Medal honors a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose works best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
- Diego Rivera: His World and Ours written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS
Belpre (Illustrator) Honor Books
- The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred illustrated by Rafael López, written by Samantha R. Vamos, published by Charlesbridge
- Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina illustrated by Sara Palacios, written by Monica Brown, published by Children's Books Press, an imprint of Lee and Low Books Inc.
Belpre (Author) Award
- Under the Mesquite written by Guadalupe Garcia McCall, published by Lee and Low Books Inc.
Belpre (Author) Honor Books
- Maximilian and the Mystery of the Guardian Angel: A Bilingual Lucha Libre Thriller written and illustrated by Xavier Garza, published by Cinco Puntos Press
- Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck written by Margarita Engle, published by Henry Holt and Company, LLC
The Andrew Carnegie Medal honors the producer of the most outstanding video production for children released during the preceding year.
- Children Make Terrible Pets produced by Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods Studios, Inc.
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.
- Tales for Very Picky Eaters written and illustrated by Josh Schneider, published by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Geisel Honor Books
- I Broke My Trunk written and illustrated by Mo Willems, published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group
- I Want My Hat Back written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, published by Candlewick Press
- See Me Run written and illustrated by Paul Meisel, published by Holiday House
The Odyssey Award will be awarded annually to the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
- Rotters produced by Listening Library, an imprint of Random House Audio Publishing Group, Random House, Inc. (Written by Daniel Kraus; Narrated by Kirby Heyborne)
Odyssey Honor Audiobooks
- Ghetto Cowboy produced by Brilliance Audio (Written by G. Neri; Narrated by JD Jackson)
- Okay for Now produced by Listening Library, an imprint of Random House Audio Publishing Group, Random House, Inc. (Written by Gary D. Schmidt; Narrated by Lincoln Hoppe)
- The Scorpio Races produced by Scholastic Inc./Scholastic Audiobooks (Written by Maggie Stiefvater; Narrated by Steve West and Fiona Hardingham)
- Young Fredle produced by Listening Library, an imprint of Random House Audio Publishing Group, Random House, Inc. (Written by Cynthia Voigt; Narrated by Wendy Carter)
The Robert F. Sibert Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.
- Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet, published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Sibert Honor Books
- Black & White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor written by Larry Dane Brimner, published by Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press, Inc.
- Drawing from Memory written and illustrated by Allen Say, published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.
- The Elephant Scientist written by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson, illustrated by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell, published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
- Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem written and illustrated by Rosalyn Schanzer, published by National Geographic Society