Mildred L. Batchelder Award

This award, established in Mildred L. Batchelder's honor in 1966, is a citation awarded to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
Batchelder Award is an oval shape with a watermark and the text: "The Batchelder Award" centered with "Association for Library Service to Children" curving across the top and the text "American Library Association" curving across the bottom.


Year Began: 1968

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Frequency: Annual

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