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.

44 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
How to Find What You're Not Looking for Book - 2021 Kokila J HIR
Shirley Chisholm Dared: The Story of the First Black Woman in Congress Book
A Wish in the Dark Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J PBK SOO
We Are Water Protectors Book - 2020 Roaring Brook Press P LIN
Ghost Boys Book - 2018 Little, Brown and Company YA RHO
The Day You Begin Book - 2018 Nancy Paulsen Books P WOO
Malala's Magic Pencil Book - 2017 Little, Brown and Company LPLW J 371.822095491 YOU
The Enemy: Detroit 1954 Book
Sachiko
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books LPLW J 940.54252244 YAS S
Steamboat School Book
New Shoes Book
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom Book
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers, an imprint of ABRAMS LPLW J 379.263 MEN T
The Girl from the Tar Paper School Book
Brave Girl
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Book - 2013 Balzer + Bray J 331.892 LEM M
Sugar Book - 2013 Little, Brown J RHO
Each Kindness Book - 2012 Nancy Paulsen Books LPLW P WOO
We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March Book
Sylvia & Aki Book
The Mangrove Tree
Planting Trees to Feed Families
Book - 2018 Lee & Low Books J 577.69809635 R
A Long Walk to Water
Based on A True Story
Book - 2010 Clarion Books YA PAR
Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty Book
Marching for Freedom Book
Nasreen's Secret School
A True Story From Afghanistan
Book - 2009 Beach Lane Books J 371.823 W
Planting the Trees of Kenya
The Story of Wangari Maathai
Book - 2008 Farrar, Straus, and Giroux LPLW J 333.72092 MAA N
Surrender Tree Book
Escape of Oney Judge Book
We Are One Book
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow
Sabaku Ni Saita Himawari
Book - 2006 Children's Book Press JJAP P LEE
Weedflower Book - 2006 Atheneum Books for Young Readers YA KAD
Delivering Justice Book
Let Me Play Book
Selavi, That is Life Book
With Courage and Cloth
Winning the Fight for A Woman's Right to Vote
Book - 2004 National Geographic J 324.6230973 B
Harvesting Hope Book
Out of Bounds Book
Parvana's Journey Book - 2006 Douglas & McIntyre J ELL
Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam Book
Martin's Big Words
The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr
Book - 2001 Hyperion Books for Children J 323 KIN R
The Other Side of Truth Book - 2001 HarperCollins YA NAI
Esperanza Rising Book - 2000 Scholastic Press J RYA
The Composition Book
Molly Bannaky Book
Through My Eyes Book
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