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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.
|1953||Medal Winner||People Are Important||Evans, Eva Knox||Pending Title [?]|
|1954||Medal Winner||Stick-in-the-Mud||Ketchum, Jean||Pending Title [?]|
|1955||Medal Winner||Rainbow Round the World||Yates, Elizabeth||Pending Title [?]|
|1956||Medal Winner||Story of the Negro||Bontemps, Arna||Pending Title [?]|
|1957||Medal Winner||Blue Mystery||Benary-Isbert, Margot||Pending Title [?]|
|1958||Medal Winner||The Perilous Road||Steele, William O.|
|1960||Medal Winner||Champions of Peace||Meyer, Edith Patterson||Pending Title [?]|
|1961||Medal Winner||What Then, Raman?||Arora, Shirley L.||Pending Title [?]|
|1962||Medal Winner||The Road to Agra||Sommerfelt, Aimee||Pending Title [?]|
|1963||Medal Winner||The Monkey and the Wild, Wild Wind||Johnson, Ryerson||Pending Title [?]|
|1964||Medal Winner||Profiles in Courage: Young Readers Memorial Edition||Kennedy, John Fitzgerald||Pending Title [?]|
|1965||Medal Winner||Meeting with a Stranger||Bradley, Duane||Pending Title [?]|
|1966||Medal Winner||Berries Goodman||Neville, Emily Cheney||Pending Title [?]|
|1967||Medal Winner||Queenie Peavy||Burch, Robert|
|1968||Medal Winner||The Little Fishes||Haugaard, Erik Christian|
|1969||Medal Winner||The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia||Hautzig, Esther|
|1970||Medal Winner||The Cay||Theodore Taylor|
|1971||Medal Winner||Jane Addams: Pioneer of Social Justice||Meigs, Cornelia||Pending Title [?]|
|1972||Medal Winner||The Tamarack Tree||Underwood, Betty||Pending Title [?]|
|1973||Medal Winner||The Riddle of Racism||Hirsch, S. Carl|
|1974||Medal Winner||Nilda||Mohr, Nicholasa||Pending Title [?]|
|1975||Medal Winner||The Princess and the Admiral||Pomerantz, Charlotte||Pending Title [?]|
|1976||Medal Winner||Paul Robeson (Crowell Biographies)||Greenfield, Eloise|
|1977||Medal Winner||Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust||Meltzer, Milton|
|1978||Medal Winner||Child of the Owl||Yep, Laurence|
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