Book Awards Library Lesson -- Caldecott Newbery


This library lesson introduces the Youth Media Book Awards to elementary students! Includes five awards: Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpre, and Sibert. Also includes fun facts, trivia, and more! Editable.


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**January 25, 2022–Updated to include the 2022 Award Winners!


  • Recommended for: Grades K-6
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 lessons (about 45-70 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable


  • 69-slide PPT + Google™ Slides presentation
  • Reading List of Award Winners mentioned in presentation (2 pages)


  • Includes the following book awards: Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpre, and Sibert.
  • Original storytime song, sign language
  • Introduction to book awards–includes examples of awards, winners vs. honors, and gold and silver medal seals
  • How winners and honors are selected–taking guesses, difficulty in choosing, and award criteria
  • Recommended books (all recommended titles included on editable reading list)
  • 1 “Did you Know” and 1 “Fun Fact”
  • 1 True/False slide with answer (2 slides)
  • 3 “Would you rathers?” and 1 “This or That?” (4 slides)
  • “What am I?” (clues about a location’s identity–2 slides)
  • 4 trivia questions with answers (8 slides)
  • vocabulary words: accolade and kudos
  • this week’s birthdays
  • fun facts to go with some of the award winners (for example, facts about John Henry go with Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky)
  • All slides contain real photos or colorful artwork


  • Detailed explanation of how I have used themed library lessons like this one for storytime on the “Specials” rotation. (10 pages, PDF)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)
  • Detailed prep instructions and lesson plan (2 pages)


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