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Jane Addams Children's Book Award Winners

Description: The Jane Addams Childrens' Book Awards are given annually to those books of exceptional quality which promote the cause of peace, social justice, world community, and the equality of the sexes and all races.

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Year Category Award Title Author Date Added Action
2017 Older Children Honors Book
Wolf Hollow
Lauren Wolk 06/12/2017
2017 Older Children Honors Book
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Russell Freedman 06/12/2017
2016 Older Children Medal Winner
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March
Susan Buckley and Lynda Blackmon Lowery and Elspeth Leacock and Pj Loughran 05/25/2017
2015 Younger Children Medal Winner
Separate Is Never Equal : Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Duncan Tonatiuh 05/25/2017
2015 Older Children Medal Winner
The Girl From the Tar Paper School : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the Civil Rights Movement
Teri Kanefield 05/25/2017
2014 Younger Children Medal Winner
Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Michelle Markel 05/25/2017
2014 Older Children Medal Winner
Jewell Parker Rhodes 05/25/2017
2013 Younger Children Medal Winner
Each Kindness
Jacqueline Woodson and E. B. Lewis 05/25/2017
2013 Older Children Medal Winner
We've Got A Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Cynthia Y. Levinson 05/25/2017
2012 Younger Children Medal Winner
The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families
Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore 05/25/2017
2012 Older Children Medal Winner
Sylvia and Aki
Winifred Conkling 05/25/2017
2011 Younger Children Medal Winner
Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Linda Glaser 05/25/2017
2011 Older Children Medal Winner
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
Linda Sue Park 05/25/2017
2010 Younger Children Medal Winner
Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan
Jeanette Winter 05/25/2017
2010 Older Children Medal Winner
Marching For Freedom
Elizabeth Partridge 05/25/2017
2009 Younger Children Medal Winner
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai
Claire A. Nivola 05/25/2017
2009 Older Children Medal Winner
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
Margarita Engle 05/25/2017
2008 Younger Children Medal Winner
The Escape of Oney Judge: Martha Washington's Slave Finds Freedom
Emily Arnold Mccully 05/25/2017
2008 Older Children Medal Winner
We Are One: the Story of Bayard Rustin
Larry Dane Brimner 05/25/2017
2007 Younger Children Medal Winner
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow
Amy Lee-Tai 05/25/2017
2007 Older Children Medal Winner
Cynthia Kadohata 05/25/2017
2006 Younger Children Medal Winner
Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights
Jim Haskins 05/25/2017
2006 Older Children Medal Winner
Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, the Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America
Karen Blumenthal 05/25/2017
2005 Younger Children Medal Winner
Selavi, That Is Life: A Haitian Story Of Hope
Youme Landowne 05/25/2017
2005 Older Children Medal Winner
With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote
Ann Bausum 05/25/2017

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