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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.
2011 Medal Winner (Older Children) A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story Park, Linda Sue
2007 Medal Winner (Younger Children) A Place Where Sunflowers Grow Lee-Tai, Amy
1982 Medal Winner A Spirit to Ride the Whirlwind Lord, Athena V.
1986 Medal Winner Ain't Gonna Study War No More: The Story of America's Peace Seekers Meltzer, Milton
1983 Special Commendation All The Colors Of The Race Adoff, Arnold and Steptoe, John L.
1978 Special Commendation Amifika Davar, Lucille Clifton By Ashok
1989 Medal Winner Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave Hamilton, Virginia
1993 Medal Winner (Picture Book) Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky Ringgold, Faith
1999 Medal Winner (Older Children) Bat 6 Wolff, Virginia Euwer
1966 Medal Winner Berries Goodman Neville, Emily Cheney
1957 Medal Winner Blue Mystery Benary-Isbert, Margot
2014 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 Markel, Michelle
1960 Medal Winner Champions of Peace Meyer, Edith Patterson
1978 Medal Winner Child of the Owl Yep, Laurence
1983 Special Commendation Children as Teachers of Peace Jampolsky, Gerald G.
2006 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights Haskins, Jim
2013 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Each Kindness Woodson, Jacqueline and Lewis, E. B.
2011 Medal Winner (Younger Children) Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty Glaser, Linda
2001 Medal Winner (Older Children) Esperanza Rising Ryan, Pam Muñoz
1981 Medal Winner First Woman in Congress: Jeannette Rankin White, Florence Meiman
1994 Medal Winner (Older Children) Freedom's Children Levine, Ellen
1997 Medal Winner (Older Children) Growing Up in Coal Country Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
1998 Medal Winner (Older Children) Habibi Nye, Naomi Shihab
2004 Medal Winner (Picture Book) Harvesting Hope: the Story of Cesar Chavaz Krull, Kathleen
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