SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Past Golden Kite Recipients

 

2021

2021 WINNERS

Illustrated Book for Older Readers Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers)

Uri Shulevitz

 

Middle Grade FictionWays to Make Sunshine, published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Renée Watson

 

Picture Book TextAll Because You Matter, published by Orchard Books

Tami Charles

 

Nonfiction Text for Younger Readers: William Still and His Freedom Stories, published by Peachtree

Don Tate

 

Picture Book IllustrationThe Bear and the Moon, published by Chronicle Books

Catia  Chien

 

Nonfiction Text for Older ReadersAll Thirteen: The Incredible Cave  Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team, published by Candlewick Press

Christina Soontornvat

 

Young AdultThe Blossom and the Firefly, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Sherri L. Smith

 

Sid Fleischman Humor Award: Lupe Wong Won’t Dance, published by Levine Querido

Donna Barba Higuera

 

2020

2020 WINNERS

Young Reader and Middle Grade Fiction: The Bridge Home (Nancy Paulsen Books)
Padma Venkatraman

Young Adult Fiction: Lovely War (Viking Books for Young Readers)
Julie Berry

Nonfiction Text for Younger Readers: Mario and the Hole in the Sky: How a Chemist Saved Our Planet, illustrated by Teresa Martinez (Charlesbridge)
Elizabeth Rusch

Nonfiction Text for Older Readers: Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of “The Children’s Ship” (Henry Holt)
Deborah Heiligman

Picture Book Illustration: Clever Little Witch, written by Muon Thị Van (Margaret K. McElderry Books)
Hyewon Yum

Picture Book Text: A Green Place to Be: The Creation of Central Park (Candlewick)
Ashley Benham Yazdani 

Sid Fleischman Humor Award Winner: Pie in the Sky (Henry Holt)
Remy Lai

 

 

 

2019

2019 WINNERS

Middle Grade Fiction: LIFEBOAT 12 (Simon & Schuster)
Susan Hood
 
Non-Fiction for Younger Readers: OTIS AND WILL DISCOVER THE DEEP (Little Brown)
Barb Rosenstock
 
Non-Fiction for Older Readers: BOOTS ON THE GROUND: AMERICA’S WAR IN VIETNAM (Viking)
Elizabeth Partridge
 
Picture Book Illustration: MADE BY HAND: A CRAFTS SAMPLER (Candlewick)
Becca Stadtlander
 
Picture Book Text: THE REMEMBER BALLOONS (Simon & Schuster)
Jessie Oliveros
 
Young Adult Fiction: MAPPING THE BONES (Philomel)
Jane Yolen
  
Sid Fleischman Award Winner:  STELLA DIAZ HAS SOMETHING TO SAY (Roaring Brook Press)
Angela Dominguez

 

2018

2018 WINNERS

Middle Grade Fiction: See You in the Cosmos (Dial Books/Penguin Random House)

 

Jack Cheng

 

Non-Fiction for Older Readers: Vincent and Theo (Godwin Books/Henry Holt and Company)

 

Deborah Heiligman

 

Non-Fiction for Younger Readers: Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library (Candlewick Press)

 

Carole Boston Weatherford

 

Picture Book Illustration: Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter (Henry Holt and Company)

 

Kenard Pak

 

Picture Book Text: There Might Be Lobsters (Candlewick Press)

 

Carolyn Crimi

 

Young Adult Fiction: What Girls Are Made Of (Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner Publishing)

 

Elana K. Arnold

 

Sid Fleischman Award Winner: The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: The Wall of Fame Game (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins)

Crystal Allen

 

2017

2017 WINNERS

Fiction: Salt to the Sea

(Ruta Sepetys)
Philomel Books

Nonfiction: The Music in George’s Head

Stacy Innerst
(Calkins Creek)

Middle Grade Fiction: The Haunting of Falcon House

Eugene Yelchin
(Henry Holt)

Picture Book Illustration: We Will Not Be Silent

Russell Freedman
(Clarion)

Picture Book Text: The Christmas Boot

Lisa Wheeler
(Dial)

 

2016

2016 WINNERS

Young Adult Fiction Challenger Deep
Neal Shusterman
Middle Grade Fiction The Detective’s Assistant
Kate Hannigan
Nonfiction Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir
Margarita Engle
Picture Book Text Boats for Papa
Jessixa Bagley 
Picture Book Illustration Marvelous Cornelius
written by Phil Bildner, illustrated by John Parra
Sid Fleischman Humor Award Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Beaker
Molly B. Burnham 

 

2015

2015 WINNERS

Fiction: Revolution

Deborah Wiles
(Scholastic)

Nonfiction: The Family Romanov; Murder, Rebellion and the Fall of Imperial Russia

Candace Fleming
(Schwartz and Wade Books)

Picture Book Illustration: The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

Melissa Sweet written by Jen Bryant
(Eerdmans)

Picture Book Text: A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream

Kristy Dempsey illustrated by Floyd Cooper
(Philomel Books)

 

2015 HONOR RECIPIENTS

Fiction: Dory Fantasmagory

Abby Hanlon
(Dial Books for Young Readers)

Nonfiction: Freedom Summer; The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi 

Susan Goldman Rubin
(Holiday House)

Picture Book Illustration: The Farmer and the Clown 

Marla Frazee
(Beach Lane Books)

Picture Book Text: The Baby Tree

Sophie Blackall
(Nancy Paulsen Books)

 

2014

2014 WINNERS

Tim Federle
(Simon and Schuster)
 
David Meissner
(Boyd Mills Press)
Picture Book TextSophie’s Squash
Pat Zietlow Miller
(Random House)
Picture Book Illustration: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
Peter Brown
(Little, Brown)
2014 HONOR RECIPIENTS
 
Fiction: Rose Under Fire
Elizabeth Wein
(Hyperion)
Nonfiction: The Dolphins of Shark Bay
Pamela Turner
(Houghton Mifflin)
 
Picture Book Text: Forest Has a Song
Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
(Clarion Books)
Picture Book Illustration: Niño Wrestles the World
Yuyi Morales
(Roaring Brook Press)

 

2013

2013 WINNERS

by Joanne Rocklin
Amulet Books/Abrams
 
by Jeri Chase Ferris (Illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch)
HM for Children
 
Picture Book Text: Me and Momma and Big John
by Mara Rockliff (Illustrated by William Low)
Candlewick
 
Picture Book Illustration: Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters
by K. G. Campbell
Kids Can Press
 
2013 HONOR RECIPIENTS
 
by Elizabeth Wein
Hyperion
 
Nonfiction: We’ve Got a Job 
by Cynthia Levinson
Peachtree
Picture Book Text: A Leaf Can Be
by Laura Purdie Salas (Illustrated by Violeta Dabija)
Millbrook
Picture Book Illustration: Electric Ben
by Robert Byrd
Dial
 
 
2012
 
2012 WINNERS
Fiction: Between Shades of Gray
By Ruta Sepetys
Philomel (Penguin Group USA)
 
By Candace Fleming
Schwartz & Wade (Random House)
 
Picture Book TextOver and Under the Snow
By Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal
Chronicle Books
 
Picture Book Illustration:  Balloons Over Broadway
By Melissa Sweet
Houghton Mifflin
 
2012 HONOR RECIPIENTS
 
By Trent Reedy
Arthur A. Levine Books (Scholastic)
 
By Katherine Kirkpatrick, illustrated by Emma Stevenson
Holiday House
 
Picture Book Text: These Hands
By Margaret H. Mason, illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
 
Picture Book Illustration:  Follow Me
By Tricia Tusa
Harcourt Children’s Books
  

2011

2011 WINNERS
 
FICTION: Turtle in Paradise
Jennifer Holm
Random House Books for Young Readers
 
NONFICTION: The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie
Tanya Lee Stone
Viking Juvenile
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: Big Red Lollipop
Rukhsana Khan
Viking Juvenile
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION: A Pocket Full of Posies
Salley Mavor
Houghton Mifflin
 
2011 HONOR RECIPIENTS
 
FICTION: Mockingbird
Kathryn Erskine
Puffin
 
NONFICTION: Fort Mose
Glennette Tilley Turner
Abrams
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: Interrupting Chicken
David Ezra Stein
Candlewick
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION: Bunny Days
Tao Nyeu
Dial
 
 
2010
 
2010 WINNERS
 
FICTION: Sea of the Dead
Julia Durango
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
 
NONFICTION: Ashley Bryan: Words to My Life’s Song
Ashley Bryan
Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Simon & Schuster)
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: The Longest Night
Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Ted Lewin
Holiday House
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION: Gracias Thanks
illustrated by John Parra, written by Pat Mora
Lee & Low Books
 
2010 HONOR RECIPIENTS
 
FICTION: Neil Armstrong is My Uncle
Nan Marino
Roaring Book Press
 
NONFICTION: Ernest Hemingway: A Writer’s Life
Catherine Reef
Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: Bella & Bean
Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illustrated by Aileen Leijten
Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Simon & Schuster)
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION: Bad News for Outlaws
illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Carolrhoda Books
 
 
2009
 
2009 WINNERS
 
Steve Watkins
Candlewick
 
Pamela S. Turner
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: A Visitor for Bear
Bonny Becker
Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
Candlewick Press
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION:  Last Night  
Hyewon Yum
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
 
2009 HONOR RECIPIENTS
 
Mary E. Pearson
Henry Holt & Co.
 
Ellen Jackson
Photographed & illustrated by Nic Bishop
Houghton Mifflin
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: Before John was a Jazz Giant
Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION: I Love My New Toy
illustrated and written by Mo Willems
Hyperion                                 
 
 
2008         
 
FICTION: Home Of The Brave   
Katherine Applegate
(Feiwel & Friends)
 
NONFICTION: Muckrakers
Ann Bausum
(National Geographic)
 
PICTURE BOOK TEXT: Pierre In Love
Sara Pennypacker
(Orchard)                                       
 
PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION: Little Night
Yuyi Morales
(Roaring Brook Press)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction:
Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out Of A Tree
Tarshis, Lauran?
 
Nonfiction:
1607: A New Look At Jamestown       
Lange, Karen
 
Picture Book Text:
The End       
La Rochelle, David
 
Picture Book Illustration:
Who Put The B In Ballyhoo
Beccia, Carlyn
                      

2007         

Fiction                                           
Tony Abbott
Firegirl
(Little, Brown)
 
Nonfiction                   
Russell Freedman
The Adventures Of Marco Polo
(Arthur A. Levine Books)
 
Picture Book Text 
Walter Dean Myers
Jazz
(Holiday House)
 
Picture Book Illustration 
Larry Day
Not Afraid Of Dogs
(Walker)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction:
Wings
Loizeaux, William
 
Nonfiction:
Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apolo 11
Thimmesh, Catherine
 
Picture Book Text:
Dear Mr. Rosenwald
Weatherford, Carole Boston
 
Picture Book Illustration:
Hippo! No, Rhino!
Newman, Jeff
 
 
2006 
    
Fiction  
Mary E. Pearson
A Room On Lorelei Street  (Henry Holt)
 
Nonfiction
Russell Freedman
Children Of The Great Depression
(Clarion)        
 
Picture Book Text  
Pat Mora
Doña Flor
(Alfred A. Knopf)
 
Picture Book Illustration 
Melissa Sweet
Baby Bear’s Chairs  (Harcourt)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Each Little Bird That Sings
Wiles, Deborah
 
Nonfiction              
The Forbidden Schoolhouse: Prudence Crandall  
Jurmain, Suzanne
 
Picture Book Text
Grandmama’s Pride
Birtha, Becky
 
Picture Book Illustration
Cinderella
McClintock, Barbara
 
 
2005      
 
Fiction   
Christopher Paul Curtis
Bucking The Sarge
(Wendy Lamb Books)
      
Nonfiction 
Michael L. Cooper
Dust To Eat: Drought And Depression In The 1930s
(Clarion)
 
Picture Book Text  
Deborah Hopkinson
Apples To Oregon
(Atheneum)
 
Picture Book Illustration    
Jean Cassels
The Mysterious Collection Of Dr. David Harleyson
(Walker & Co.)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Gift Moves
Lyon, Steve
 
Nonfiction
The Power Of One: Daisy Bates
Fradin, Judith Bloom
 
Picture Book Text
Hachiko: The True Story Of A Loyal Dog
Turner, Pamela S.
 
Picture Book Illustration
When I Heard The Learn’d Astronomer
Whitman, Walt                       
 
 
2004        
 
Fiction 
Jerry Spinelli
Milkweed
(Alfred A. Knopf)
 
Nonfiction
Robert Byrd
Leonardo: Beautiful Dreamer
(Dutton)
 
Picture Book Text  
Amy Timberlake
The Dirty Cowboy
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
 
Picture Book Illustration  
Loren Long
I Dream Of Trains
(Simon & Schuster)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Breath
Napoli, Donna Jo
 
Nonfiction
After The Last Dog Died: Antartic
Bredenson, Carmen
 
Picture Book Text
On Sand Island
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs
 
Picture Book Illustration
Just A Minute
Morales, Yuyi
  

2003         

Fiction                                           
Jaïra Placide                                   

Fresh Girl  (Wendy Lamb) 

Nonfiction 
Elizabeth Partridge
This Land Was Made For You And Me: The Life And Songs Of Woody Guthrie
(Viking)     
 
Picture Book Text    
Sarah Wilson
George Hogglesberry, Grade School Alien 
(Tricycle Press)
 
Picture Book Illustration  
Marla Frazee
Mrs. Biddlebox
(Harpercollins)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Shaper
Haas, Jessie
 
Nonfiction
Ansel Adams: America’s Photographer
Gherman, Beverly
 
Picture Book Text
Stars In The Darkness
Joosse, Barbara
 
Picture Book Illustration
Sailor Moo, Cow At Sea
Wheeler, Lisa
 
 
2002
 
Fiction  
Virginia Euwer Wolff
True Believer
(Atheneum)
 
Nonfiction  
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Black Potatoes: The Story Of The Great Irish Famine
(Houghton Mifflin)
 
Picture Book Text
J. Patrick Lewis
The Shoe Tree Of Chagrin
(Creative Editions)
 
Picture Book Illustration  
Beth Krommes
The Lamp, The Ice, And The Boat Called Fish
(Houghton Mifflin)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Life History Of A Star
Easton, Kelly
 
Nonfiction
John & Abigail Adams: An American Love Story
St.George, Judith
 
Picture Book Text
Bluebird Summer
Hopkinson, Deborah
 
Picture Book Illustration
Castles, Caves And Honeycombs
Ashman, Linda
 
 
2001    
 
Fiction  
Kathleen Karr
The Boxer
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
 
Nonfiction  
Ellen Levine
Darkness Over Denmark
(Holiday House)
 
Picture Book Text    
Jane Kurtz
River Friendly, River Wild
(Simon & Schuster)
 
Picture Book Illustration  
David Shannon
The Rain Came Down
(Blue Sky Press)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Nory Ryan’s Song
Giff, Patricia Reilly
 
Nonfiction
Fireflies In The Dark:Friedl Dicker
Rubin, Susan Goldman
 
Picture Book Text
Momma, Where Are You From?
Bradby, Marie
 
Picture Book Illustration
The King And The Three Thieves
Balouch, Kristen

 

2000 
 
Fiction 
Laurie Halse Anderson
Speak
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
 
Nonfiction   
Marianne J. Dyson
Space Station Science: Life In Free Fall
(Scholastic)
 
Picture Book Text  
Deborah Hopkinson
A Band Of Angels
(Atheneum)
 
Picture Book Illustration
Amy Walrod
The Little Red Hen (Makes A Pizza)
(Dutton)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Bud, Not Buddy
Curtis, Christopher Paul
 
Nonfiction
Ice Story: Shackleton’s Lost Expedition
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody
 
Picture Book Text
The Babe & I
Adler, David
 
Picture Book Illustration
Red Berry Wool
Eversole, Robyn
 
 
1999
 
Fiction
Joan Bauer
Rules Of The Road
(Putnam)
 
Nonfiction 
Russell Freedman
Martha Graham: A Dancer’s Life  (Clarion)
 
Picture Book Text 
Kristine O’connell-George
Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems  (Clarion)
 
Picture Book Illustration  
Uri Shulevitz
Snow
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Whirligig
Fleischman, Paul
 
Nonfiction
Restless Spirit: The Life And Work Of Dorothea Lange
Partridge, Elizabeth
 
Picture Book Text
Zelda And Ivy
Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
 
Picture Book Illustration
Zelda And Ivy
Kvasnosky, Laura McGee

 

1998         

Fiction  
Donna Jo Napoli
Stones In Water
(Dutton)
 
Nonfiction 
Arlene Schulman
Carmine’s Story: A Book About A Boy Living With AIDS
(Lerner)
 
Picture Book Text 
Marguerite W. Davol
The Paper Dragon
(Atheneum)
 
Picture Book Illustration 
Robert Sabuda
The Paper Dragon
(Atheneum)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Seedfolks
Fleischman, Paul
 
Nonfiction
With Heroic Truth: The Life Of Edward R. Murrow
Finkelstein, Norman
 
Picture Book Text
December
Bunting, Eve
 
Picture Book Illustration
To Market, To Market
Miranda, Anne
 
 
1997 
 
Fiction
Eloise Mcgraw
The Moorchild
(Margaret Mcelderry)
 
Nonfiction 
Peg Kehret
Small Steps
(Albert Whitman & Co.)
 
Picture Book Text 
Diane Stanley
Saving Sweetness
(Putnam)
 
Picture Book Illustration  
Holly Berry
Market Day
(Harpercollins)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Music Of Dolphins
Hesse, Karen
 
Nonfiction
Growing Up In Coal Country
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
 
Picture Book Text
Leah’s Pony
Friedrich, Elizabeth
 
Picture Book Illustration
Minty: A Story Of Young Harriet Tubman
Schroeder, Alan
 
1996 
 
Fiction
Christopher Paul Curtis
The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963
(Delacorte)
 
Nonfiction 
Natalie S. Bober
Abigail Adams
(Atheneum)
 
Picture Book 
Dennis Nolan & Lauren Mills
Fairy Wings
(Little, Brown)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Been To Yesterdays: Poems Of A Life
Hopkins, Lee Bennett
 
Nonfiction
One More River To Cross: African American Photo Album
Myers, Walter Dean
 
Picture Book 
The Loyal Cat
Namioka, Lensey

 

1995         

Fiction
Karen Cushman
Catherine, Called Birdy
(Clarion)
 
Nonfiction
Russell Freedman
Kids At Work: Lewis Hine And The Crusade Against Child Labor
(Clarion)
 
Picture Book
Keith Baker
Big Fat Hen
(Harcourt)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Ear, The Eye, And The Arm
Farmer, Nancy
 
Nonfiction
Shadow Catcher: The Life And Work Of Edward S. Curtis
Lawlor, Laurie
 
Picture Book
The Christmas Alphabet
Sabuda, Robert

 

 
1994  
 
Fiction
Virginia Euwer Wolff
Make Lemonade  (Henry Holt)
 
Nonfiction  
Russell Freedman
Eleanor Roosevelt
(Clarion)
 
Picture Book 
Kevin Hawkes
By The Light Of The Halloween Moon
(Lothrop)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Owl In Love
Kindl, Patrice
 
Nonfiction
Lives Of The Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times
Krull, Kathleen
 
Picture Book 
Santa Calls
Joyce, William
 
 
1993  
 
Fiction  
Mary E. Lyons
Letters From A Slave Girl
(Scribners)
 
Nonfiction 
Jim Murphy
The Long Road To Gettysburg
(Clarion)
 
Picture Book 
Patricia Polacco
Chicken Sunday
(Philomel)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Steal Away
Armstrong, Jennifer
 
Nonfiction
An Indian Winter
Freedman, Russell
 
Picture Book 
The Fortune Tellers
Alexander, Lloyd

 

1992  
 
Fiction  
Jean Thesman
The Raincatchers
(Houghton Mifflin)
 
Nonfiction
Russell Freedman
The Wright Brothers
(Holiday House)
 
Picture Book 
Barbara Lavallee
Mama, Do You Love Me?
(Chronicle)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Borning Room
Fleischman, Paul
 
Nonfiction
Now Is Your Time!: African American Sturggle For Freedom
Myers, Walter Dean
 
Picture Book 
Where Does The Trail Lead?
Albert, Burton

 

 
1991  
 
Fiction  
Avi
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
 
Nonfiction 
Jim Murphy
The Boy’s War
(Clarion)
 
Picture Book
Jerry Pinkney
Home Place
(Macmillan)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Everywhere
Brooks, Bruce
 
Nonfiction
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Freedman, Russell
 
Picture Book
Dinosaur Dream
Nolan, Dennis

 1990         

 
Fiction
Kristiana Gregory
Jenny Of The Tetons
(Gulliver)
 
Nonfiction 
Judith St. George
Panama Canal: Gateway To The World
(Putnam)
 
Picture Book
Richard Jesse Watson
Tom Thumb
(Harcourt)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Children Of The River
Crew, Linda
 
Nonfiction
Bill Peet: An Autobiography
Peet, Bill
 
Picture Book
Bill Peet: An Autobiography
Peet, Bill            

 

1989 
 
Fiction
George Ella Lyon
Borrowed Children
(Orchard)
 
Nonfiction 
James Cross Giblin
Let There Be Light  (Crowell)
 
Picture Book
Susan Jeffers
Forest Of Dreams
(Dial)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Reluctant God
Service, Pamela F.
 
Nonfiction
Buffalo Hunt
Freedman, Russell
 
Picture Book
Canterbury Tales
Cohen, Barbara 

1988         

Fiction 
Lois Lowry
Rabble Starkey
(Houghton Mifflin)
 
Nonfiction 
Rhoda Blumberg
Incredible Journey Of Lewis And Clark
(Lothrop)
 
Picture Book   
Arnold Lobel
The Devil & Mother Crump
(Harper)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Great Dimpole Oak
Lisle, Janet Taylor
 
Nonfiction
Lincoln
Freedman, Russell
 
Picture Book 
What The Mailman Brought
Craven, Carolyn

 

1987  
 
Fiction 
Margaret Rostkowski
After The Dancing Days
(Harper)
 
Nonfiction   
Milton Meltzer
Poverty In America
(Morrow)
 
Picture Book 
Suse Macdonald
Alphabatics
(Bradbury)
 
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Solitary
Hall, Lynn
 
Nonfiction
Peter The Great
Stanley, Diane
 
Picture Book 
Juma and The Magic Jinn
Anderson, Joy

1986         

 
Fiction   
Patricia Maclachlan
Sarah, Plain And Tall
(Harper)
 
Nonfiction
Rhoda Blumberg
Commodore Perry In The Land Of The Shogun
(Lothrop)
 
Picture Book  
Barbara Helen Berger
The Donkey’s Dream
(Philomel)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Prairie Songs
Conrad, Pam
 
Nonfiction
The Mount Rushmore Story
St.George, Judith
 
1985 
 
Fiction 
Belinda Hurmence
Tancy
(Clarion)
 
Nonfiction  
James Cross Giblin
Walls: Defenses Throughout History
(Little, Brown)
 
Picture Book 
Don Wood
The Napping House
(Harcourt)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Circle Of Giving
Howard, Ellen
 
Nonfiction
How You Were Born
Cole, Joanna
 
1984 
 
Fiction 
Gloria Skurzynski
The Tempering
(Clarion)
 
Nonfiction  
Helen Roney Sattler
The Illustrated Dinosaur Dictionary
(Lothrop)
 
Picture Book   
Trina Schart Hyman
Little Red Riding Hood
(Holiday)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Path Of The Pale Horse
Fleischman, Paul
 
Nonfiction
Pets Without Homes
Arnold, Caroline
 
1983         
 
Fiction    
Beverly Cleary
Ralph S. Mouse
(Morrow)
 
Nonfiction
James Cross Giblin
Chimney Sweeps  (Crowell)
 
Picture Book
Tomie dePaola
Giorgios Village  (Putnam)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Class Dismissed: High School Poems
Glenn, Mel
 
Nonfiction
The Brooklyn Bridge: They Said It Couldn’t Be Built
St. George, Judith
 
1982         
 
Fiction
M.E. Kerr
Little, Little
(Harper)
 
Nonfiction  
Elizabeth Helfman
Blissymbolics
(Lodestar)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
A Visit To William Blake’s Inn
Willard, Nancy
 
Nonfiction
Dinosaurs Of North America
Sattler, Helen Roney

1981         

 
Fiction 
Patricia Maclachlan
Arthur, For The Very First Time
(Harper)
 
Nonfiction 
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
The Lives Of Spiders
(Holiday)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Half-A-Moon Inn
Fleischman, Paul
 
Nonfiction
Finding Your First Job
Alexander, Sue

1980         

 
Fiction
Carole S. Adler
The Magic Of The Glits
(Macmillan)
 
Nonfiction  
Arnold Madison
Runaway Teens
(Elsevier/Nelson)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Cross Country Cat
Calhoun, Mary
 
Nonfiction
America’s Endangered Birds: Programs And People
McClung, Robert
 
1979 
 
Fiction  
Stella Pevsner
And You Give Me A Pain, Elaine
(Seabury)
 
Nonfiction 
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
How I Came To Be A Writer
(Atheneum)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
The Devil In Vienna
Orgel, Doris
 
Nonfiction
Bionic Parts For People
Skurzynski, Gloria

1978         

 
Fiction                                           
Bernice Rabe
The Girl Who Had No Name
(Dutton)
 
Nonfiction   
Robert Mcclung
Peeper, First Voice Of Spring
(Morrow)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Fiction
Foster Child
Bauer, Marion Dane
 
Nonfiction
Evolution Goes On Every Day
Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

1977

Eve Bunting                                   
 One More Flight
(Warne)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Growing Anyway Up 
Heide, Florence Parry
 
The Moon Ribbon And Other Tales            
Yolen, Jane
 
 
1976  
 
Carol Farley  
The Garden Is Doing Fine
(Atheneum)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
The Transfigured Hart
Yolen, Jane
 
Naomi
Rabe, Berniece   
 
1975    
 
General  
Jane Yolen
The Girl Who Cried Flowers
(Crowell)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
The Way Things Are And Other Poems
Livingston, Myra Cohen
 
Meaning Well           
Cole, Sheila
 
1974 
 
General 
Bette Green
Summer Of My German Soldier
(Dial)
 
HONOR BOOKS:
 
Red Rock Over The River
Patricia Beatty
 
McBroom The Rainmaker
Sid Fleischman