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Award Winning and Notable Children's Books PreK - 8

Award books for early books thru mid grade

About the Golden Kite Awards

Instituted in 1973, the Golden Kite Awards are the only children’s literary award judged by a jury of peers. More than 1,000 books are entered each year. In 2017, The Golden Kite Awards changed to recognize excellence in children’s literatures in six categories: Young Reader and Middle Grade Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Nonfiction Text for Younger Readers, Nonfiction Text for Older Readers, Picture Book Text, and Picture Book Illustration. Which is why I decided to start this award at 2017. The book lists for the Nonfiction Text for Older Readers, and Young Adult Fiction can be found at https://guides.ucf.edu/cmcyoungadult

Golden Kite Picture Book Text Award 2022-2020

Golden Kite Picture Book Text Honor book 2022-2020

Golden Kite Picture Book Illustration Award 2022-2020

Golden Kite Picture book Illustration Honor book 2022-2020

Golden Kite Middle Grade Fiction Award 2022-2020

Golden Kite Middle Grade Fiction Honor books 2022-2020

Golden Kite Nonfiction for Younger Readers Awards 2022-2020

Golden Kite Nonfiction for Younger Readers Honor books 2022-2020

Golden Kite Picture Book Text Award 2019-2017

Golden Kite Picture Book Text Honor book 2019-2017

Golden Kite Picture Book Illustration Award 2019-2017

Golden Kite Picture Book Illustration Honor book 2019-2017

Golden Kite Middle Grade Fiction Award 2019-2017

Golden Kite Middle Grade Fiction Honor books 2019-2017

Golden Kite Nonfiction for Younger Readers Awards 2019-2017

Award not given 2017.

Golden Kite Nonfiction for Younger Readers Honor books 2019-2017

No Honor book in 2018.

No Honor book for 2017.