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Children's Literature Award Winners

This guide lists the past & current winners of three major children's literature awards - The Caldecott, Newbery and Coretta Scott King Book Awards

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2019 Award Winner - Walter Dean Myers

2018 Award Winner - Jacqueline Woodson

2017 Award Winner - Nikki Grimes

2016 Award Winner - Jerry Pinkney

2015 Award Winner - Donald Crews

2013 Award Winner - Katherine Paterson

2011 Award Winner - Tomie DePaola

2009 Award Winner - Ashley Bryan

2007 Award Winner - James Marshall

2005 Award Winner - Laurence Yep

2003 Award Winner - Eric Carle

2001 Award Winner - Milton Meltzer

1998 Award Winner - Russell Freedman

1995 Award Winner - Virginia Hamilton

1992 Award Winner - Marcia Brown

1989 Award Winner - Elizabeth George Speare

1986 Award Winner - Jean Fritz

1983 Award Winner - Maurice Sendak

1980 Award Winner - Theodor S. Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

1975 Award Winner - Beverly Cleary

1970 Award Winner - E.B. White

1965 Award Winner - Ruth Sawyer

1960 Award Winner - Clara Ingram Judson

1954 Award Winner - Laura Ingalls Wilder