Children's Folklore Section
The AFS Children's Folklore section publishes the annual Children’s Folklore Review,
awards several prizes for outstanding work in children’s
folklore, and sponsors sessions on children’s folklore at
the AFS annual meeting.
Prizes: The section annually offers the W. W. Newell Prize, which
includes a cash award, for the best student essay on a topic in
children's folklore.The Aesop Prize and Aesop Accolades are conferred annually
by the Children’s Folklore Section of the American Folklore
Society upon English language books for children and young
adults, both fiction and nonfiction.