Jane Addams Children's Book Awards

Awarded annually to the children's books that effectively promote the cause of peace, social justice, and the equality of the sexes and all races.

42 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
A Wish in the Dark Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J FIC SOON
We Are Water Protectors Book - 2020 Roaring Brook Press E LIND
Ghost Boys Book - 2018 Little, Brown and Company J FIC RHOD
The Day You Begin Book - 2018 Nancy Paulsen Books E WOOD
Malala's Magic Pencil Book - 2017 Little, Brown and Company E 371.822095 Y82M
The Enemy: Detroit 1954 Book
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books YA 940.542522 Y29S
Steamboat School
Inspired by A True Story, St. Louis, Missouri: 1847
Book - 2016 Disney-Hyperion E HOPK
New Shoes Book - 2015 Holiday House E MEYE
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March
Book - 2015 Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC YA 323.119607 L91T
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers J 379.263 M52T
The Girl from the Tar Paper School Book
Brave Girl
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Book - 2013 Balzer + Bray E 331.892887 M34B
Sugar Book - 2013 Little, Brown J FIC RHOD
Each Kindness Book - 2012 Nancy Paulsen Books E WOOD
We've Got A Job
The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Book - 2012 Peachtree Publishers YA 323.119607 L66W
Sylvia & Aki Book - 2011 Tricycle Press J FIC CONK
The Mangrove Tree
Planting Trees to Feed Families
Book - 2011 Lee & Low Books J 577.698096 R84M
A Long Walk to Water
A Novel
Book - 2010 SandpiperHoughton Mifflin Harcourt PB J FIC PARK
Emma's Poem
The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Book - 2010 Houghton Mifflin Books for ChildrenHoughton Mifflin Harcourt E GLAS
Marching for Freedom
Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary
Book - 2009 Viking YA 323.119607 P27M
Nasreen's Secret School
A True Story From Afghanistan
Book - 2009 Beach Lane Books E 371.82342 W78N
Planting the Trees of Kenya Book
Surrender Tree Book
Escape of Oney Judge Book
We Are One Book
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow
Sabaku Ni Saita Himawari
Book - 2012 Children's Book Press Distributed to the book trade by Publishers Group West E 495.6089 L48P
Weedflower Book
Delivering Justice Book
Let Me Play
The Story of Title IX : the Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America
Book - 2005 Atheneum Books for Young Readers YA 796.082 B65L
Selavi, That is Life Book
With Courage and Cloth Book
Harvesting Hope
The Story of Cesar Chavez
Book - 2003 Harcourt, inc J 331.881309 C52K
Out of Bounds Book
Parvana's Journey Book - 2002 Groundwood Books PB J FIC ELLI #2
Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam Book
Martin's Big Words
The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Book - 2001 Jump at the SunHyperion Books for Children E 323.092 K53R
Other Side of Truth Book
Esperanza Rising Book - 2000 Scholastic Press J FIC RYAN
The Composition Book
Molly Bannaky Book
Through My Eyes
The Autobiography of Ruby Bridges
Book - 1999 Scholastic Press J 379.263092 B85T
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