Awards Criteria

Download 2018 criteria package here: SBA_Criteria_Package_2018.pdf

Submissions will open for the 2018 awards on September 1, 2017, and they will close on November 1, 2017. In most of the awards, books published on or after November 2, 2016 and no later than October 31, 2017 are eligible. Please be aware that the eligibility date for the Children’s Literature Award is calculated from a publication date of on or after November 2, 2015 to October 31, 2017. The Young Adult Literature Award and the Prix du livre français are not being offered in 2018 but will be offered again in 2019. If you would like to be notified when submissions open for the 2018 Awards, please sign up for our e-newsletter here:

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