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Beyond the 'Classics': Uncommon and Exciting Literature Selections   Tags: books, fiction, graphic novels, high school, poetry  

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Book Awards

Children’s Africana Book Awards for the best children's books about Africa

American Indian Youth Literature Award for the best books by and about American Indians

Americas Award for Latino and Caribbean children’s literature

Asian Pacific American Award for literature by and about Asian Pacific Americans

Mildred L. Bachelder Award for a children's book originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.

Coretta Scott King Award for outstanding African American children’s literature

Hans Christian Andersen Awards for distinguished lifetime achievement of an author and an artist

Jane Addams Children's Book Award for promotion of peace, social justice, world community, and/or equality of the sexes and all races

Notable Books for a Global Society for enhancing student understanding of people and cultures throughout the world.

Notable Social Studies Trade Books, a list of books that emphasize human relations, represent a diversity of groups and are sensitive to a broad range of cultural experiences

Outstanding International Books, a list of books published in the United States that originated or were first published in a country other than the U.S.

Pura Belpre Award honoring Latino writers and illustrators

Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award for the most distinguished book for children and young adults about Mexican-Americans


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