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 Children's Fiction Book
We Are Water Protectors Book - 2020 Roaring Brook Press Easy Picture Book
Ghost Boys Book - 2018 Little, Brown and Company Children's Fiction Book
The Day You Begin Book - 2018 Nancy Paulsen Books Easy Picture Book
Malala's Magic Pencil Book - 2017 Little, Brown and Company Easy Nonfiction Book
The Enemy
Detroit 1954
Book - 2017 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights Children's Fiction Book
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Steamboat School Book - 2016 Disney-Hyperion Easy Picture Book
New Shoes Book - 2015 Holiday House Easy Picture Book
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 Children's Nonfiction Book
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers Easy Nonfiction Book
The Girl From the Tar Paper School
Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Brave Girl
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Book - 2013 Balzer + Bray Easy Nonfiction Book
Sugar Book - 2013 Little, Brown, and Co Children's Fiction Book
Each Kindness Book - 2012 Nancy Paulsen Books Easy Picture Book
We've Got A Job
The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Book - 2012 Peachtree Publishers Children's Nonfiction Book
Sylvia & Aki Book - 2011 Tricycle Press Children's Fiction Book
The Mangrove Tree
Planting Trees to Feed Families
Book - 2011 Lee & Low Books Children's Nonfiction Book
A Long Walk to Water
Based on A True Story
Book - 2010 Clarion Books Children's Fiction Book
Emma's Poem
The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Book - 2010 Houghton Mifflin Books for ChildrenHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Easy Nonfiction Book
Marching for Freedom
Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary
Book - 2009 Viking Children's Nonfiction Book
Nasreen's Secret School
A True Story From Afghanistan
Book - 2009 Beach Lane Books Easy Nonfiction Book
Planting the Trees of Kenya
The Story of Wangari Maathai
Book - 2008 Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Surrender Tree
Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom
Book - 2008 Henry Holt and Co Teen Nonfiction Book
The Escape of Oney Judge
Martha Washington's Slave Finds Freedom
Book - 2007 Farrar Straus Giroux Easy Picture Book
We Are One
The Story of Bayard Rustin
Book - 2007 Calkins Creek Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow
Sabaku Ni Saita Himawari
Book - 2006 Children's Book Press Easy Picture Book
Weedflower Book - 2006 Atheneum Books for Young Readers Children's Fiction Book
Delivering Justice
W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights
Book - 2005 Candlewick Press Easy Nonfiction 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 Children's Nonfiction Book
Selavi, That Is Life
A Haitian Story of Hope
Book - 2003 Cinco Puntos Press Children's Nonfiction Book
With Courage and Cloth
Winning the Fight for A Woman's Right to Vote
Book - 2004 National Geographic Children's Nonfiction Book
Harvesting Hope
The Story of Cesar Chavez
Book - 2003 Harcourt Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Out of Bounds
Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope
Book - 2003 HarperCollins Children's Fiction Book
Parvana's Journey Book - 2002 Groundwood BooksDouglas & McIntyre Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West Teen Fiction Book
An American Soldier in Vietnam
Book - 2002 HarperCollins Publishers Children's Fiction Book
Martin's Big Words
The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr
Book - 2001 Hyperion Books for Children Easy Nonfiction Book
The Other Side of Truth Book - 2001 HarperCollins Children's Fiction Book
Esperanza Rising Book - 2000 Scholastic Press Children's Fiction Book
The Composition Book - 2000 Groundwood Books Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West Children's Fiction Book
Molly Bannaky Book - 1999 Houghton Mifflin Easy Nonfiction Book
Through My Eyes Book - 1999 Scholastic Press Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
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