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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
1953 Medal Winner People Are Important Evans, Eva Knox
1954 Medal Winner Stick-in-the-mud : a tale of a village, a custom, and a little boy Ketchum, Jean
1955 Medal Winner Rainbow Round the World: A Story of Unicef Yates, Elizabeth
1956 Medal Winner The Story Of The Negro Bontemps, Arna and Lufkin, Raymond
1957 Medal Winner Blue Mystery Benary-Isbert, Margot
1958 Medal Winner The Perilous Road Steele, William O.
1961 Medal Winner What Then Raman Arora, Shirley L.
1962 Medal Winner The Road to Agra Sommerfelt, Armiee
1963 Medal Winner The Monkey and the Wild, Wild Wind Johnson, Ryerson and Lignell, Lois
1964 Medal Winner Profiles in Courage Young Readers Memorial Edition Kennedy, John F.
1965 Medal Winner Meeting with a Stranger Bradley, Duane
1966 Medal Winner Berries Goodman Neville, Emily Cheney
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
1972 Medal Winner The Tamarack Tree Underwood, Betty and Holmes, Bea
1973 Medal Winner The Riddle of Racism Hirsch, S. Carl
1975 Medal Winner The Princess And The Admiral Pomerantz, Charlotte and Chen, Tony
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
1978 Special Commendation The Wheel of King Asoka Davar, Ashok
1978 Special Commendation Amifika Clifton, Lucille and Digrazia, Thomas
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