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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. Bookshare is pleased to provide the Medal winners in each category each year.

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Year Award Title Author Action
2015 Honors Book Silver People Engle, Ms Margarita
2014 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle
2014 Medal Winner (Older Children) Sugar Rhodes, Jewell Parker
2013 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Each Kindness Woodson, Jacqueline and Lewis, E. B.
2013 Medal Winner (Older Children) We've Got A Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March Levinson, Cynthia Y.
2012 Medal Winner (Younger Children) The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families Roth, Susan L. and Trumbore, Cindy
2012 Medal Winner (Older Children) Sylvia and Aki Conkling, Winifred
2011 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty Glaser, Linda
2011 Medal Winner (Older Children) A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story Park, Linda Sue
2010 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan Winter, Jeanette
2010 Medal Winner (Older Children) Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary Partridge, Elizabeth
2009 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai Nivola, Claire A.
2009 Medal Winner (Older Children) The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom Engle, Margarita
2008 Medal Winner (Younger Children) The Escape of Oney Judge: Martha Washington's Slave Finds Freedom Mccully, Emily Arnold
2008 Medal Winner (Older Children) We Are One: the Story of Bayard Rustin Brimner, Larry Dane
2007 Medal Winner (Younger Children) A Place Where Sunflowers Grow Lee-Tai, Amy
2007 Medal Winner (Older Children) Weedflower Kadohata, Cynthia
2006 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights Haskins, Jim
2006 Medal Winner (Older Children) Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, the Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America Blumenthal, Karen
2005 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Sélavi, That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope Landowne, Youme
2005 Medal Winner (Older Children) With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote Bausum, Ann
2004 Medal Winner (Older Children) Out of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope Naidoo, Beverley
2004 Medal Winner (Picture Book) Harvesting Hope: the Story of Cesar Chavaz Krull, Kathleen
2004 Special Commendation The Breadwinner (Breadwinner #1) Ellis, Deborah
2003 Medal Winner (Older Children) Parvana's Journey (Breadwinner #2) Ellis, Deborah
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