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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
1983 Special Commendation All The Colors Of The Race Adoff, Arnold and Steptoe, John L.
1985 Medal Winner The Short Life Of Sophie Scholl Vinke, Hermann and Aichinger, Ilse
1991 Medal Winner The Big Book for Peace Alexander, Lloyd and Sachs, Marilyn and Lowry, Lois and Uchida, Yoshiko and Paterson, Katherine and Fritz, Jean and Babbitt, Natalie and Willard, Nancy and Livingston, Myra Cohn and Zolotow, Charlotte and Bierhorst, John and Hurd, Thacher and Kellogg, Steven and Meltzer, Milton and Walter, Mildred Pitts and George, Jean Craighead
1999 Medal Winner (Picture Book) Marianthe's Story, Painted Words: Marianthe's Story, Spoken Memories Aliki
1998 Medal Winner (Picture Book) Seven Brave Women Hearne, Betsy and Andersen, Bethanne
1961 Medal Winner What Then, Raman? Arora, Shirley L.
1997 Medal Winner (Older Children) Growing Up in Coal Country Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
1984 Medal Winner Rain Of Fire Bauer, Marion Dane
2005 Medal Winner (Older Children) With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote Bausum, Ann
1957 Medal Winner Blue Mystery Benary-Isbert, Margot
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
1956 Medal Winner Story of the Negro Bontemps, Arna
1989 Medal Winner Looking Out Boutis, Victoria
1965 Medal Winner Meeting with a Stranger Bradley, Duane
2000 Medal Winner (Older Children) Through My Eyes Lundell, Margo and Bridges, Ruby
2008 Medal Winner (Older Children) We Are One: the Story of Bayard Rustin Brimner, Larry Dane
1967 Medal Winner Queenie Peavy Burch, Robert
1992 Medal Winner Journey of the Sparrows Buss, Fran Leeper
1996 Special Commendation Middle Passage: White Ships/ Black Cargo Feelings, Tom and Clarke, John Henrik
2012 Medal Winner (Older Children) Sylvia and Aki Conkling, Winifred
1978 Special Commendation The Wheel of King Asoka Davar, Ashok
1978 Special Commendation Amifika Davar, Lucille Clifton By Ashok
2004 Special Commendation The Breadwinner (Breadwinner #1) Ellis, Deborah
2003 Medal Winner (Older Children) Parvana's Journey (Breadwinner #2) Ellis, Deborah
2015 Honors Book Silver People Engle, Ms Margarita
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