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Award Winning and Notable Children's Books PreK - 8

Award books for early books thru mid grade

About the Jane Addams Children's Book Award

The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award annually recognizes children’s books of literary and aesthetic excellence that effectively engage children in thinking about peace, social justice, global community, and equity for all people. A national committee of members with passion for and expertise in children’s literature and social justice is responsible for making the choices each year.

Jane Addams Younger Children Award winners 2022-2020

All books in 2020 are designated as Finalists, instead of medal or honor recipients.

Jane Addams Younger Children Honor books 2022-2020

All books in 2020 are designated as Finalists, instead of medal or honor recipients.

Jane Addams Older Children Award winners 2022-2020

All books in 2020 are designated as Finalists, instead of medal or honor recipients.

Jane Addams Older Children Honor books 2022-2020

All books in 2020 are designated as Finalists, instead of medal or honor recipients.

Jane Addams Younger Children Award winners 2019-2010

No Award winner this year.

No award given 1996

Jane Addams Younger Children Honor books 2019-2010

No Honor books 1996

No Honor book 1984

Jane Addams Older Children Award winners 2019-2010

Jane Addams Older Children Honor books 2019-2010

Jane Addams Younger Children Award winners 2009-2000

No Award winner this year.

Jane Addams Younger Children Honor books 2009-2000

Jane Addams Older Children Award winners 2009-2000

Jane Addams Older Children Honor books 2009-2000

Jane Addams Younger Children Award winners 1999-1990

Jane Addams Younger Children Honor books 1999-1990

Jane Addams Older Children Award winners 1999-1993

Jane Addams Older Children Honor books 1999-1993