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Children's Award Books

Within the last 100 years or so, various organizations have chosen to honor outstanding books written for young people. Each award highlights the finest book within a particular category or which reflects a particular theme. Most are awarded annually.

Geisel Award

The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award honors authors and illustrators of beginning reader books that inspire imagination and creativity to engage children in reading. More information about the Geisel Award can be found on the ALA's Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Website. 

The Geisel Award Committee named one Medal Winner and four Honor Books.  A complete listing of all Geisel Winners and Honor Books can be found the the Geisel Award Website.

2024 Geisel Award Winner