The Extraordinary Book

“The Extraordinary Book” is a non-endowed award conferred by the ilb International Children’s and Young Adult Literature section which recognizes exceptional works for children, youth, or young adults. The jury is made up of all the guest speakers in the International Children’s and Young Adult Literature section of the given festival edition, each of whom nominates one book. The books nominated for the award are made available at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele and the Philipp Schaeffer district library. After the end of the festival, the books can be borrowed from the Philipp Schaeffer library.