Children's Literature

Learn how to find children's literature, including award winners.

Library Research Guide

American Library Association Award

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

In honor of Dr. Seuss, the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished children's book for beginning readers in the United States for the previous year. There are also honor books named every year in addition to the award winner.

2024 Winner and Honor Books

To browse past recipients of all ALSC awards, please see the award page. Check Search It to see if we have a specific title.