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Instructional Media Center: Orbis Pictus Award



"The NCTE Orbis Pictus Award  was established in 1989 for promoting and recognizing excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children. The name Orbis Pictus, commemorates the work of Johannes Amos Comenius, Orbis Pictus—The World in Pictures (1657), considered to be the first book actually planned for children." -- NCTE


There are three book awards given: Winner, Honor and Recommended.