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Award Winning and Notable Children's Books PreK - 8

Award books for early books thru mid grade

About the Sydney Taylor Awards

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries since 1968, the award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature. Gold medals are presented in three categories: Younger ReadersOlder Readers, and Teen Readers. Honor Books are awarded silver medals, and Notable Books are named in each category. Except for 2020 when they used the terms Picture Books and Middle Grades.

Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners for Younger Readers 2021-2020

Sydney Taylor Picture Books for Younger Readers Honors books 2021-2020

Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award Winners Younger Readers 2019-2010

Sydney Taylor Picture Books for Younger Readers Honors books 2019-2010

Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award Winners Younger Readers 2009-2000

Dating system changed this year to reflect year in which award is announced instead of year of publication. Award-giving did NOT skip a year.

No award winner for this year.

Sydney Taylor Picture Books for Younger Readers Honors books 2009-2000

Dating system changed this year to reflect year in which award is announced instead of year of publication. Award-giving did NOT skip a year.

No Honor books this year.

Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award Winners Younger Readers 1999-1990

Sydney Taylor Picture Books for Younger Readers Honors books 1999-1990

No Honors books for 1991.

Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award Winners Younger Readers 1989-1980

Sydney Taylor Picture Books for Younger Readers Honors books 1989-1988

Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners for Young Readers 1979-1973

No Award book 1974.