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Awards for Books


Awards for Books

NCTE presents several awards each year to recognize outstanding books written for all levels. Select from the links below to learn more about each award.

CCCC Outstanding Book Award
Presented annually to the author(s) or editor(s) of a book published up to two years previously that makes an outstanding contribution to composition and rhetoric. Deadline May 1

CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Awards
Accepting nominations for outstanding books and articles in technical and scientific communication in six categories. Deadline June 1

NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children
Established in 2014 to commemorate the work of Charlotte Huck and her focus on the importance of bringing books and children together in significant ways. Deadline November 1

NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
Established in 1989 for promoting and recognizing excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children. Deadline November 1

NCTE David H. Russell Award 
Recognizes published research in language, literature, rhetoric, teaching procedures, or cognitive processes that may sharpen the teaching or the content of English at any level.  Deadline March 1


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