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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
1990 Medal Winner A Long Hard Journey: The Story Of The Pullman Porter Mckissack, Patricia C. and Mckissack, Fredrick L.
1989 Medal Winner Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave Hamilton, Virginia
1989 Medal Winner Looking Out Boutis, Victoria
1988 Medal Winner Waiting For The Rain Gordon, Sheila
1987 Medal Winner Nobody Wants a Nuclear War Vigna, Judith
1986 Medal Winner Ain't Gonna Study War No More: The Story of America's Peace Seekers Meltzer, Milton
1985 Medal Winner The Short Life Of Sophie Scholl Vinke, Hermann and Aichinger, Ilse
1984 Medal Winner Rain Of Fire Bauer, Marion Dane
1983 Medal Winner Hiroshima No Pika Maruki, Toshi
1983 Special Commendation All The Colors Of The Race Adoff, Arnold and Steptoe, John L.
1983 Special Commendation Children as Teachers of Peace Jampolsky, Gerald G.
1982 Medal Winner A Spirit to Ride the Whirlwind Lord, Athena V.
1981 Medal Winner First Woman In Congress: Jeannette Rankin White, Florence Meiman
1980 Medal Winner The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl Kherdian, David
1980 Special Commendation Natural History Goffstein, M. B.
1980 Woman from Hiroshima Mori, Toshio
1979 Medal Winner Many Smokes, Many Moons: A Chronology of American Indian History Through Indian Art Highwater, Jamake
1978 Medal Winner Child of the Owl Yep, Laurence
1978 Special Commendation Amifika Davar, Lucille Clifton By Ashok
1978 Special Commendation The Wheel of King Asoka Davar, Ashok
1977 Medal Winner Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust Meltzer, Milton
1976 Medal Winner Paul Robeson (Crowell Biographies) Greenfield, Eloise
1975 Medal Winner The Princess and the Admiral Pomerantz, Charlotte
1974 Medal Winner Nilda Mohr, Nicholasa
1973 Medal Winner The Riddle of Racism Hirsch, S. Carl
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