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dcfClick here for this year's Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award master list with annotations (descriptions of the books).

Want to know what other students think about this year's nominees? Check out the official DCF blog.

The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award has honored quality literature for children for over 50 years now. Each year, 30 books are chosen to comprise the DCF Master List. Students in grades 4-8 who have read at least five of the nominees can vote for their favorite titles in the spring. Click for past winners of the DCF award.

 clover2cThe Red Clover Award is given to a contemporary picture book chosen by Vermont students in grades k-4.

Click for this year's nominees.


Newbery AwardThe Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American children’s literature.Click for Newbery Medal Winners.


Caldecott MedalThe Caldecott Medal is awarded annually, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Click for Caldecott Medal Winners.