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Children's Literature Legacy Award (formerly the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal)

Honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children through books that demonstrate integrity and respect for all children’s lives

Children's Literature Legacy Award

(formerly the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal)

About

Honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children through books that demonstrate integrity and respect for all children’s lives.  Beginning with the 2018 Award, the name changed from the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal to the Children’s Literature Legacy Award. Originally, the Award was given every three years. As of 2003, the award was given every two years. The award became annual as of 2016.