Celebrating Youthful Curiosity and Discovery Through Books and Reading


The 2023 Moonbeam Awards are Closed!

Medalists will be named September 29th.



Congratulations to our 2022 Medalists! 






The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and are dedicated to supporting childhood literacy and life-long reading. The contest is open to authors, illustrators, and publishers worldwide of children’s books written in English or Spanish, that are published with an October 2021-2023 copyright. Questions? Email Awards Director Amy Shamroe here.





Moonbeam Awards

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