Children's Literature

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

Library Research Guide

Presented by The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe-Horn Book Award

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First awarded in 1967, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award honors young adult and children's literature published in the United States (can be written or illustrated by citizens of any country). Winners are honored in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Occassionally, a book will receive a special citation for its high quality and overall creative excellence. 

2023 Winners

For a complete list of award winners and honor books (1967-present), please visit the award page. Check Search It to see if we have a specific title.