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I know there are many awards for science fiction works in general, such as the Hugo and Nebula. Are there any awards specifically for children's science fiction literature?

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The Golden Duck awards "are designed to encourage science fiction literature for children" and have been presented yearly at Worldcon since 1992.

The categories include

Picture Book: Given for books written for very young children.

Eleanor Cameron Award for Middle Grades: Given for books written for grades 2 to 6.

Hal Clement Award for Young Adult: Given for books written for grades 6 to 12.

Special Awards: Given to acknowledge a book, author, illustrator or publisher not fitting in one of the other catagories. This award is created on an as-needed basis.

More recently, the Monica Hughes Award has been honoring Sci-Fi books for adolescents, but only Canadian authors are eligible.

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There are quite a few children's SF awards. Most awards for kids' SF are either one in a system of awards or categories within larger awards. The Golden Duck awards are the only ones I can think of specializing in kids' SF, without being part of something bigger.

General awards

Genre awards

Regional awards

And I'm sure there are some I missed, especially for other languages.

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