Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Crystal Kite Award Guidelines


Entering your books:


Go to "My Home" 

My home



At the bottom of the page you will find your publications. Click on "Add" to add new ones

add books

When entering information about your book make sure you click on "Submit to Crystal Kite Awards"


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If you have already entered books but are not sure if they are entered for the Crysal Kite click on "Edit" next to the book to see if the box is checked.

There will be a week-long preview period when the award opens to double check that your book is listed.


Eligibility for this year:

Any book published by a PAL publisher last year is eligible.

Self-published books are not eligible for the Crystal Kite Awards.

You may enter self-published books in the Spark Award or the Golden Kite Awards.