Welcome to USBBY!

The United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) serves as the U.S. national section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), which was founded to promote international understanding and good will through books for children and adolescents.

building bridges through children's and young adult books


BRIDGE TO UNDERSTANDING AWARD

The Bridge to Understanding Award formally acknowledges the work of adults who create programs that use children's books to explore cultures around the world in order to promote international understanding among children. Read more...


IBBY/REFORMA CHILDREN IN CRISIS PROJECT

REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, has initiated a new program to assist refugee children stranded at the U.S. border. Read more...


Nami Concours

Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Concours, also known as Nami Concours, was initiated in 2013 to offer opportunities for illustrators to showcase their creative talents and raise the quality and standard of picture book illustrations.
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