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2011 Award Winning Picture Books

The following list contains many of the award winning books of 2011. We have also provided some of our farovite selections as well.

Chris Raschka's 'A Ball For Daisy'
 

Chris Raschka's 'A Ball For Daisy'

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Randolph Caldecott Medal

For the most distinguished American picture book for children

Raschka, Chris
E RASCH

 

Honor Books

McDonnell, Patrick
E MCDON
Rocco, John
E ROCCO
Smith, Lane
E SMITH

 

 

Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Book Award

Recognizing an African American illustrator of outstanding books for children

Evans, Shane W.
E
973.7115 Ev16u

 

Honor Book

Nelson, Kadir
J 973.0496 N334h

 

 

Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award

Recognizing an African American author of outstanding books for children

Nelson, Kadir
J 973.0496 N334h

 

Honor Books

Greenfield, Eloise
illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
J 811.54 G837g 2011
McKissack, Patricia
illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon
J MCKIS

 

 

Pura Belpré (Illustration) Award

Honoring a Latino writer and illustrator whose children’s books best portray, affirm, and celebrate the Latino cultural experience.

Tonatiuh, Duncan
EB R524t

 

Honor Books

Vamos, Samantha R.
illustrated by Rafael López
E VAMOS
Brown, Monica
illustrated by Sara Palacios
on order

 

 

 

Schneider Family Book Award

For books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience (for ages 0-10)

no award this year
 
 

 

 

 

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

For the most distinguished beginning reader book

Schneider, Josh
EASY READER SCHNE

 

Honor Books

Klassen, Jon
E
KLASSE
Meisel, Paul
EASY READER
MEISE
Willems, Mo
EASY READER
WILLE

 

 

 

ROBERT F. SIBERT INFORMATIONAL BOOK AWARD

For the most distinguished informational book for children

Sweet, Melissa
EB
Sa736b

 

Honor Book

Say, Allen
JB Sa99a

 

 

Fiction For Younger Children

 

Andreae, Giles
I Love My Mommy
E ANDRE
Baker, Keith
No Two Alike
E BAKER
Balouch, Kristen
The Little Little Girl with the Big Big Voice
E BALOU
Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta
Chicks Run Wild
E BARDH
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
Naamah and the Ark at Night
E BARTO
Basher, Simon
ABC Kids
E BASHE
Battersby, Katherine
Squish Rabbit
E BATTE
Battut, Eric
Little Mouse’s Big Secret
E BATTU
Beaumont, Karen
No Sleep for the Sheep!
E BEAUM
Beaumont, Karen
Shoe-la-la
E BEAUM
Becker, Bonny
The Sniffles for Bear
E BECKE
Bently, Peter
King Jack and the Dragon
E BENTL
Blackaby, Susan
Brownie Groundhog and the February Fox
E BLACK
Blackall, Sophie
Are You Awake?
E BLACK
Bliss, Harry
Bailey
E BLISS
Burkert, Rand
Mouse & Lion
E BURKE
Carle, Eric
The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse
E CARLE
Castillo, Lauren
Melvin and the Boy
E CASTI
Clement, Nathan
Job Site
E CLEME
Côté, Geneviève
Without You
E COTE
Craig, Lindsey
Farmyard Beat
E CRAIG
Crosby, Jeff
Wiener Wolf
E CROSB
Crum, Shutta
Mine!
E CRUM
Daly, Cathleen
Prudence Wants a Pet
E DALY
Davis, Katie
Little Chicken’s Big Day
E DAVIS
Dempsey, Kristy
Mini Racer
E DEMPS
DiPucchio, Kelly
Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet
E DIPUC
Dormer, Frank W.
Socksquatch
E DORME
Dunklee, Annika
My Name is Elizabeth!
E DUNKL
Durand, Hallie
Mitchell’s License
E DURAN
Ehlert, Lois
RRRalph
E EHLER
Esbaum, Jill
Tom’s Tweet
E ESBAU
Falwell, Cathryn
Pond Babies
E FALLW
Fisher, Valorie
Everything I Need to Know Before I’m Five
E FISHE
Fleming, Denise
Shout! Shout It Out!
E FLEMI
Frederick, Heather Vogel
Hide and Squeak
E FREDE
Gibbs, Edward
I Spy With My Little Eye
E GIBBS
Goodrich, Carter
Say Hello to Zorro
E GOODR
Gorbachev, Valeri
Two Little Chicks
E GORBA
Gormley, Greg
Dog in Boots
E GORML
Gravett, Emily
Blue Chameleon
E GRAVE
Hall, Michael
Perfect Square
E HALL
Helquist, Brett
Bedtime for Bear
E HELQU
Henkes, Kevin
Little White Rabbit
E HENKE
Hillenbrand, Will
Spring Is Here
E HILLE
Holmes, Janet A.
Have You Seen Duck?
E HOLME
Huxley, Aldous
The Crows of Pearblossom
E HUXLE
Intriago, Patricia
Dot
E INTRI
James, Simon
George Flies South
E JAMES
Jocelyn, Marthe
Ones and Twos
E JOCEL
Judge, Lita
Red Sled
E JUDGE
Kaplan, Michael B.
Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake
E KAPLA
Katz, Karen
The Babies on the Bus
E KATZ
Kimura, Ken
999 Tadpoles
E KIMUR
Krilanovich, Nadia
Chicken, Chicken, Duck
E KRILA
Lamb, Albert
Tell Me the Day Backwards
E LAMB
Levine, Arthur A.
Monday Is One Day
E LEVIN
Lichtenheld, Tom
Cloudette
E LICHT
Liwska, Renata
Red Wagon
E LIWSK
Long, Ethan
My Dad, My Hero
E LONG
Long, Loren
Otis and the Tornado
E LONG
Macken, JoAnn
Baby Says, “Moo”
E MACKE
Maloney, Peter & Felicia Zekauskas
One Foot, Two Feet: an EXCEPTIONal Counting Book
E MALON
Martin, Bill Jr.
Ten Little Caterpillars
E MARTI
Martin, Bill Jr.
Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are you Going to Sleep?
E MARTI
McDermott, Gerald
Monkey: a Trickster Tale from India
E MCDER
McGuirk, Leslie 
If Rocks Could Sing
E MCGUI
McMullen, Kate
Bulldog’s Big Day
E MCMUL
McPhail, David
Boy, Bird, and Dog
EASY READER MCPHA
Meadows, Michelle
Piggies in the Kitchen
E MEADO
Minor, Wendell
My Farm Friends
E MINOR
Moore, Inga
A House in the Woods
E MOORE
Mortimer, Anne
Pumpkin Cat
E MORTI
Murray, Alison
Apple Pie ABC
E MURRA
Neubecker, Robert
Wow! Ocean!
E NEUBE
O’Hair, Margaret
My Kitten
E OHAIR
Owen, Karen
I Could Be, You Could Be
E OWEN
Pinkney, Jerry
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
E PINKN
Ray, Mary Lyn
Stars
E RAY
Rayner, Catherine
The Bear Who Shared
E RAYNE
Rinker, Sherri Duskey
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
E RINKE
Rosen, Michael
Tiny Little Fly
E ROSEN
Sayre, April Pulley
If You’re Hoppy
E SAYRE
Schmid, Paul
A Pet for Petunia
E SCHMI
Schwartz, Joanne
City Numbers
E SCHWA
Sendak, Maurice
Bumble-Ardy
E SENDA
Shea, Susan A.
Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow?
E SHEA
Slater, Teddy
Smooch Your Pooch
E SLATE
Soltis, Sue
Nothing Like a Puffin
E SOLTI
Srinivasan, Divya
Little Owl’s Night
E SRINI
Staake, Bob
Look! A Book!
E STAAK
Stein, Peter
Cars Galore
E STEIN
Stileman, Kali
Roly-Poly Egg
E STILE
Stoeke, Janet Morgan
The Loopy Coop Hens
E STOEK
Thompson, Lauren
One Starry Night
on order
Tullet, Hervé
Press Here
E TULLE
Tusa, Tricia
Follow Me
E TUSA
Underwood, Deborah
The Loud Book!
E UNDER
Viva, Frank
Along a Long Road
E VIVA
Willems, Mo
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!
E WILLE
Wright, Johanna
Bandits
E WRIGH
Wright, Maureen
Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze
E WRIGH
Yum, Hyewon
The Twins’ Blanket
E YUM

 

Fiction For Older Children

 

Aston, Dianna Hutts
Dream Something Big: the Story of the Watts Towers
E ASTON
Baker, Jeannie
Mirror
E ARABIC
BAKER
Barnett, Mac
Extra Yarn
E BARNE
Bottner, Barbara
An Annoying ABC
E BOTTN
Brown, Monica
Waiting for the Biblioburro
E BROWN
Chabon, Michael
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man
E CHABO
Cunnane, Kelly
Chirchir is Singing
E CUNNA
Cyrus, Kurt
The Voyage of Turtle Rex
E CYRUS
DiPucchio, Kelly
Clink
E DIPUC
Dockray, Tracy
The Lost and Found Pony
E DOCKR
Domney, Alexis
Splish, Splat!
E DOMNE
Dubuc, Marianne
In Front of My House
E DUBUC
Dunrea, Olivier
A Christmas Tree for Pyn
E DUNRE
Erlbruch, Wolf
Duck, Death and the Tulip
E ERLBR
Freedman, Deborah
Blue Chicken
E FREED
Gall, Chris
Substitute Creacher
E GALL
Gammell, Stephen
Mudkin
E GAMME
Geisert, Arthur
Ice
E GEISE
Gill, Bob
The Present
E GILL
Grandits, John
Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus
E GRAND
Gray, Luli
Ant and Grasshopper
E GRAY
Grey, Mini
Three by the Sea
E GREY
Hallowell, George and Joan Holub
Wagons Ho!
E HALLO
Houston, Gloria
Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile
E HOUST
Jeffers, Oliver
Stuck
on order
Johnston, Tony
Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea
E JOHNS
Joyce, William
The Man in the Moon
E JOYCE
Juster, Norton
Neville
E JUSTE
Kostecki-Shaw, Jenny Sue
Same, Same but Different
E KOSTE
Kumin, Maxine
Oh, Harry!
E KUMIN
Lee, Spike & Tonya Lewis Lee
Giant Steps to Change the World
E LEE
Lichtenheld, Tom
E-mergency!
E LICHT
Maccarone, Grace
Miss Lina’s Ballerinas and the Prince
E MACCA
Mackintosh, David
Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School
E MACKI
Markle, Sandra
Family Pack
E MARKL
Mason, Margaret
These Hands
E MASON
Matthies, Janna
The Goodbye Cancer Garden
E MATTH
McDonnell, Christine
Goyangi Means Cat
E MCDON
McNamara, Margaret
The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot
E MCNAM
Meade, Holly
If I Never Forever Endeavor
E MEADE
Moundlic, Charlotte
The Scar
E MOUND
Nargi, Lela
The Honeybee Man
E NARGI
Nolan, Dennis
Sea of Dreams
E NOLAN
O’Malley, Kevin
The Great Race
E OMALL
Palatini, Margie
Goldie and the Three Hares
E PALAT
Parot, Annelore
Kimonos
E PAROT
Paterson, Katherine
Brother Sun, Sister Moon: Saint Francis of Assisi’s Canticle of the Creatures
E PATER
Pearson, Susan
How to Teach a Slug to Read
E PEARS
Primavera, Elise
Louise the Big Cheese and the Back-to-School Smarty-Pants
E PRIMA
 
Ramsden, Ashley
Seven Fathers
E RAMSD
Ramsey, Calvin Alexander and Bettye Stroud
Belle, the Last Mule at Gee’s Bend
E RAMSE
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan
The Secret River
J RAWLI
Reed, Lynn Rowe
Roscoe and the Pelican Rescue
E REED
Reid, Barbara
Perfect Snow
E REID
Reynolds, Peter
I’m Here
E REYNO
Ries, Lori
Aggie Gets Lost
EASY READER RIES
Rodriguez, Béatrice
Fox and Hen Together
E RODRI
Rohmann, Eric
Bone Dog
E ROHMA
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse
This Plus That: Life’s Little Equations
E ROSEN
Rostoker-Gruber, Karen
Ferret Fun
E ROSTO
Russo, Marisabina
I Will Come Back for You: a Family in Hiding During World War II
E RUSSO
Sacre, Antonio
A Mango in the Hand: a Story Told Through Proverbs
E SACRE
 
Sebe, Masayuki
Let’s Count to 100!
E SEBE
Seuss, Dr.
The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories
E SEUSS
Smith, Alex T.
Foxy and Egg
E SMITH
Stevens, April
Edwin Speaks Up
E STEVE
Taylor, Sean
Huck Runs Amuck!
E TAYLO
Tullet, Hervé
The Book with a Hole
E TULLE
Twohy, Mike
Poindexter Makes a Friend
E TWOHY
Vavra, Robert
Little Egret and Toro
E VAVRA
Villnave, Erica Pelton
Sophie’s Lovely Locks
E VILLN
Wadham, Tim
The Queen of France
E WADHA
Wahl, Jan
The Art Collector
E WAHL
Wahman, Wendy
A Cat Like That
E WAHMA
Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth
Ready, Set, 100th Day!
E WALLA
Walsh, Barbara
Sammy in the Sky
E WALSH
Wardlaw, Lee
Won Ton: a Cat Tale Told in Haiku
E WARDL
White, Becky
Betsy Ross
E WHITE
Wild, Margaret
Harry & Hopper
E WILD
Witte, Anna
Lola’s Fandango
E WITTE
Yolen, Jane
The Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye
E YOLEN
Yorinks, Arthur
The Invisible Man
E YORIN
Ziefert, Harriet
My Dog Thinks I’m a Genius
E ZIEFE

 

 

Non-Fiction For Younger Children

 

Arnold, Tedd, et al.
Manners Mash-Up: A Goofy Guide to Good Behavior
E 395.122 M316
Bernhard, Durga
While You Are Sleeping: A Lift-the-Flap Book of Time Around the World
E 529 B457w
Bouler, Olivia
Olivia’s Birds: Saving the Gulf
E 598 B664o
Brocket, Jane
Spiky, Slimy, Smooth: What is Texture?
E 612.88 B782s
Burleigh, Robert
Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic
EB Ea72b
Butterworth, Chris
How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?: the Story of Food
E 641.3 B982h
Chedru, Delphine
Spot it Again!: Find More Hidden Creatures
E 793.73 C413sa
Coudray, Philippe
Benjamin Bear in Fuzzy Thinking: a Toon Book
E 741.5 BENJA
Crews, Nina
The Neighborhood Sing-Along
E 784.624 C867n
Davis, David
Fandango Stew
E 398.2 D2915f
dePaola, Tomie
Let the Whole Earth Sing Praise
E 231.7 D44l
Ernst, Lisa Campbell
How Things Work in the Yard
E 577.56 Er66h
Galbraith, Kathryn O.
Planting the Wild Garden
E 581.467 G131p
Gerstein, Mordicai
Dear Hot Dog
E 811.6 G325d
Halfmann, Janet
Star of the Sea: a Day in the Life of a Starfish
E 593.93 H138s
Harris, Robie H.
Who Has What?: All About Girls’ Bodies and Boys’ Bodies
E 612.6 H243w
Higgins, Melissa
The Night Dad Went to Jail: What to Expect When Someone You Love Goes to Jail
E 362.82 H535n
Hillenbrand, Will
Mother Goose Picture Puzzles
E 398.8 H557m
Hoffman, Mary
The Great Big Book of Families
E 306.85 H675g
Hulbert, Laura
Who Has These Feet?
E 590 H876w
Jenkins, Steve & Robin Page
Time for a Bath
E 591.563 J418t
Jenkins, Steve & Robin Page
Time to Eat
E 591.53 J418t
Jenkins, Steve & Robin Page
Time to Sleep
E 591.519 J418t
Laroche, Giles
If You Lived Here: Houses of the World
E 728 L327i
Ljungkvist, Laura
Follow the Line to School
E 371 L769f
Long, Laurel
The Twelve Days of Christmas
E 784.624 T917l
Lunde, Darrin
Hello, Baby Beluga
E 599.542 L972h
Lyon, George Ella
All the Water in the World
E 551.48 L994a
Munro, Roxie
Hatch!
E 598 M926h
Padmanabhan, Manjula
I Am Different! : Can You Find Me?
E 370.117 P136i
Rasmussen, Halfdan
A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young
E 831.914 R184l
Rotner, Shelley
I’m Adopted!
E 362.734 R746i
Sayre, April Pulley
Rah, Rah, Radishes! : a Vegetable Chant
E 641.3 Sa99r
Shields, Amy
First Big Book of Why
J 031.02 Sh61f
Sidman, Joyce
Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature
E 811.54 Si13ss
Singer, Marilyn
Twosomes: Love Poems From the Animal Kingdom
E 811.54 Si64t
Souhami, Jessica
The Sticky Doll Trap
E 398.2096 Af83sos
Stockdale, Susan
Bring On the Birds
E 598 St62b
Thimmesh, Catherine
Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships
E 591.5 T348f
Watkins, Angela Farris
My Uncle Martin’s Words for America: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference
E 973.0496 W322m
Werner, Sharon
Bugs By the Numbers
J 595.7 W495b
Winter, Jeanette
The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life With Chimps
EB G61w
Yaccarino, Dan
All the Way to America: the Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel
EB Y101a
Ziefert, Harriet
Counting Chickens
E 513.211 Z62c
Zimmerman, Andrea
Eliza’s Cherry Trees: Japan’s Gift to America
EB Sci24z

 

 

 

Non-Fiction For Older Children

 

Adler, David
Mystery Math: a First Book of Algebra
J 512 Ad59m
Adoff, Arnold
Roots and Blues: a Celebration
J 811.54 Ad71r
Amenta, Charles A., III
Russell's World : a Story for Kids About Autism
E 616.85882 Am34r
Arnosky, Jim
Thunder Birds: Nature’s Flying Predators
J 598.9 Ar66t
Aston, Dianna Hutts
A Butterfly is Patient
E 595.789 As86b
Bildner, Phil
The Unforgettable Season: the Story of Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, and the Record-Setting Summer of ‘41
J 796.35764 B491u
Brown, Don
America is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: the Day the Towers Fell
J 973.931 B812a
Burleigh, Robert
The Adventures of Mark  Twain
JB T911b 2011
Campbell, Sarah C.
Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature
J 512.72 C153g
Christensen, Bonnie
Fabulous!: a Portrait of Andy Warhol
JB W232c
De la Peña, Matt
A Nation’s Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
JB L9298p
Demi
Joan of Arc
JB J571d
Denenberg, Barry
Titanic Sinks!
J 910.91634 T53de
Drummond, Allan
Energy Island: How One Community Harnessed the Wind and Changed Their World
E 333.92 D844e
Duffy, Chris (ed.)
Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists
J 741.5 NURSE
Franco, Betsy
A Dazzling Display of Dogs
J 811.54 F848d
Gibb, Sarah
Rapunzel
J 398.20943 G317grr
Gibson, Amy
Around the World on Eighty Legs
E 590 G357a
Gourley, Robbin
First Garden: The White House Garden and How It Grew
E 635 G7435f
Hartland, Jessie
How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum
E 567.913 H255h
Herzog, Brad
I Spy With My Little Eye Baseball
J 796.357 H449i
Hines, Anna Grossnickle
Peaceful Pieces
J 811.54 H589pe
Hopkins, Lee Bennett
I Am the Book: Poems
E 811.54 I1be
Jenkins, Martin
Can We Save the Tiger?
J 591.68 J417c
Jenkins, Steve
Just a Second
E 529 J418j
Johnson, Jen Cullerton
Seeds of Change
JB M112j
Jurmaine, Suzanne Tripp
Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the True Story of an American Feud
J973.46 J979w
Krull, Kathleen
Big Wig: a Little History of Hair
J 391.5 K939b
Krull, Kathleen
A Boy Named FDR
JB R6773kr
Krull, Kathleen
Jim Henson: the Guy Who Played with Puppets
JB H3985k
Krull, Kathleen
Lives of the Presidents
J923.1 K9391
Lunde, Darrin
After the Kill
J 591.53 L972a
Lyon, George Ella
Which Side Are You On? : the Story of a Song
J 784.624 L994w
Macy, Sue
Basketball Belles: How Two Teams & One Scrappy Player Put Women’s Hoops on the Map
JB C5826m
Mandell, Muriel
A Donkey Reads
J 398.40956 T847mad
Manna, Anthony L. & Soula Mitakidou
The Orphan: a Cinderella Story from Greece
J 398.20949 G81mao
Masiello, Ralph
Ralph Masiellos’s Robot Drawing Book
E 743.8 M378r
Metzger, Steve
Detective Blue
E 741.5 LITTL
Michelson, Richard
Lipman Pike: America’s First Home Run King
JB P6355m
Morpurgo, Michael
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
J 398.20943 G317morp
Naidoo, Beverley
Aesop’s Fables
J 398.209 Ae88n
Napoli, Donna Jo
Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters
J 292.13 N162t
O’Malley, Kevin
Desk Stories
J 741.5 OMALL
Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw
Saving Audie: a Pit Bull Puppy Gets a Second Chance
J 636.7 P272s
Roth, Susan L. & Cindy Trumbore
The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families
J 577.69 R742m
Rubbino, Salvatore
A Walk in London
E 942.1 R821w
Rubin, Susan Goldman
Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto
J 940.5318 R824i
Schroeder, Alan
Ben Franklin: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z
JB F854sc
Serres, Alain
And Picasso Painted Guernica
J 759.6 P581se
Smith, David J.
This Child, Every Child: a Book about the World’s Children
J 305.23 Sm54t
Swanson, Jennifer
How Hybrid Cars Work
J 629.222 Sw24h
Van Allsburg, Chris
Queen of the Falls
JB T2125v
Wood, Douglas
Franklin and Winston: A Christmas That Changed the World
J 940.532 W85f
Young, Ed
The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China
JB Y844a

 

 

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