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Literature for the Classroom: Early Years and Primary

This guide has been created to highlight good quality fiction to be integrated across curriculum F-12. Myth and Legend are included. Some Non-Fiction titles have also been included to support National Curriculum Cross Curriculum Priorities.

Children's Book Council of Australia

Children's Book of the Year

     The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a volunteer run, not for profit, organisation that was established in 1945 and is comprised of branches of individual members who are passionate about children's and young adult literature. (Source: website. Retrieved March 23, 2013). CBCA's annual Book of the Year and Honour Book Awards are a highlight of the Australian children's literature calendar.                                                                                                            

CILIP Kate Greenaway Award (UK)

CLIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway CBAThe Kate Greenaway Medal was established in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for children. It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children's illustrations and designs.

The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded annually for an outstanding book in terms of illustration for children and young people.The winner receives a golden medal and £500 worth of books to donate to a library of their choice.
The medal is awarded by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.Source: CILIP website  QR Code for Greenaway

Kate Greenaway & Carnegie Medal images copyright ©2013 and used with generous permission of CILIP.

 

  

 

 

 

 

CILIP Carnegie Medal (UK)

CLIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway CBAThe Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children.

It was established by in 1936, in memory of the great Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919). Carnegie was a self-made industrialist who made his fortune in steel in the USA. His experience of using a library as a child led him to resolve that "if ever wealth came to me that it should be used to establish free libraries."

Carnegie set up more than 2800 libraries across the English speaking world and, by the time of his death, over half the library authorities in Great Britain had Carnegie libraries.

The medal is awarded by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

Source: CILIP website  QR Code for Carnegie Medal

Kate Greenaway & Carnegie Medal images copyright ©2013 and used with generous permission of CILIP.

The Caldecott Medal (US)

Caldecott medal

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. (Source: ALSC website. Retrieved March 23, 2013).  QR Code for Caldecott medal

 

 

 

 

 The Newbery & Caldecott Awards are administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). Newbery & Caldecott Medal images copyright ©2013 and used with permission of ALSC/ALA.

Newbery Award (US)

John Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. (Source: ALSCE website.  Retrieved 28/03/13 at 1900 EST). QR Code for Newbery Medal

 

 

 

 

The Newbery & Caldecott Awards are administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). Newbery & Caldecott Medal images copyright ©2013 and used with permission of ALSC/ALA.

 


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