Children's Award Winners

Forest of Reading

The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors, and illustrators. For more information visit the OLA Forest of Reading website

FOR Blue-SpruceBlue Spruce: Grades JK-2 Picture Books

Award Winners  | Nominees

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FOR Silver-Birch

 Silver Birch: Grades 3-6 Fiction / Non-fiction / Express (shorter books)

 Fiction Winners  |  Fiction Nominees
 Non-fiction Winners  |  Non-fiction Nominees
 Express Winners  |  Express Nominees

FOR Red-Maple

Red Maple: Grades 7-8 Fiction Every Year / Non-fiction Every Other Year

 Fiction Winners  |  Fiction Nominees
 Non-fiction Winners  |  Non-fiction Nominees

FOR White-Pine

 White Pine: Grades 9-12 Fiction

 Fiction Winners  |  Fiction Nominees



FOR PeuplierLe Prix Peuplier: French Picture Books

 Winners |  Nominees



FOR TamaracLe Prix Tamarac: French Chapter Books
Winners |  Nominees
Express Winners  |  Express Nominees



neberry-badgeNewbery 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.

Newbery Medal Winners


icaldecott medal-magesCaldecott 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.

Caldecott Medal Winners