Appendix A: Awards

Jane Addams Book Award The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award has been presented annually since 1953 by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and the Jane Addams Peace Association to the children’s book of the preceding year that most effectively promotes the cause of peace, social justice and world community

1953 People Are Important by Eva Knox Evans (Capital)

1954 Stick-in-the-Mud by Jean Ketchum (Cadmus Books, E.M. Hale)

1955 Rainbow Round the World by Elizabeth Yates (Bobbs-Merrill)

1956 Story of the Negro by Arna Bontemps (Knopf)

1957 Blue Mystery by Margot Benary-Isbert (Harcourt Brace)

1958 The Perilous Road by William O. Steele (Harcourt Brace)

1959 No Award Given

1960 Champions of Peace by Edith Patterson Meyer (Little, Brown)

1961 What Then, Raman? By Shirley L. Arora (Follett)

1962 The Road to Agra by Aimee Sommerfelt (Criterion)

1963 The Monkey and the Wild, Wild Wind by Ryerson Johnson (Abelard-Schuman)

1964 Profiles in Courage: Young Readers Memorial Edition by John F. Kennedy (Harper & Row)

1965 Meeting with a Stranger by Duane Bradley (Lippincott)

1966 Berries Goodman by Emily Cheney Nevel (Harper & Row)

1967 Queenie Peavy by Robert Burch (Viking)

1968 The Little Fishes by Erick Haugaard (Houghton Mifflin)

1969 The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia by Esther Hautzig (T.Y. Crowell)

1970 The Cay by Theodore Taylor (Doubleday)

1971 Jane Addams: Pioneer of Social Justice by Cornelia Meigs (Little, Brown)

1972 The Tamarack Tree by Betty Underwood (Houghton Mifflin)

1973 The Riddle of Racism by S. Carl Hirsch (Viking)

Honor Book: The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss (Crowell)

1974 Nilda by (Harper & Row)

Honor Books: A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ but a Sandwich by Alice Childress (Coward, McCann & Geoghegan) Men Against War by Barbara Habenstreit (Doubleday) A Pocket Full of Seeds by Marilyn Sachs (Doubleday)

1975 The Princess and the Admiral by Charlotte Pomerantz (Addison-Wesley)

Honor Books: The Eye of Conscience by and Bernard Cole (Follett) My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier (Four Winds) Viva la Raza! By Elizabeth Sutherland Martinez and Enrigueta Longeaux y Vasquez (Doubleday)

1976 Paul Robeson by Eloise Greenfield (T.Y. Crowell)

Honor Books: Dragonwings by (Harper & Row) Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial) Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brian (Atheneum)

1977 Never to Forget: The of the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer (Harper & Row)

Honor Book: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial)

1978 Child of the Owl by Laurence Yep (Harper & Row)

Honor Books: Alan and Naomi by Myron Levoy (Harper & Row) Mischling, Second Degree by Ilse Koehn (Greewillow)

Special Recognition: Amifika by Lucille Clifton (Dutton)

1979 Many Smokes, Many Moons: A Chronology of American History through Indian Art by Jamake Highwater (Lippincott)

Honor Books: Escape to Freedom by Ossie Davis (Viking) by (Cromwell)

1980 The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl by David Kherdian (Greenwillow)

West Coast Honor Book: Woman from Hiroshima by Toshio Mori (Isthmus)

Special Recognition: Natural History by M.B. Goffstein (Farrar, Straus, Giroux)

1981 First Woman in Congress: Jeannette Rankin by Florence Meiman White (Julian Messner) Honor Books: Chase Me, Catch Nobody! By Erik Haugaard (Houghton Mifflin) Doing Time: A Look at Crime and Prisons by Phyllis Clark and Robert Lehrman (Hastings House) We Are Mesquakie, We Are One by Hadley Irwin (Feminist Press) 1982 A Spirit to Ride the Whirlwind by Athena V. Lord (Macmillan)

Honor Books: Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial) Lupita Mañana by Patricia Beatty (Morrow)

1983 Hiroshima No Pika by Toshi Maruki. Translated from the Japanese (Lothrop, Lee & Shepard)

Honor Books: The Bomb by Sidney Lenz (Lodestar/Dutton) If I Had a Paka: Poems in Eleven Languages by Charlotte Pomerantz (Greenwillow) West Coast Honor Book: People at the Edge of the World: The Ohlone of Central California by Betty Morrow (Bacon)

Special Recognition: All the Colors of the Race by Arnold Adoff (Lothrop, Lee and Shepard) Children as Teachers of Peace by Our Children (Celestial Press)

1984 Rain of Fire by Marion Dane Bauer (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin)

1985 The Short Life of Sophie Scholl by Hermann Vinke. With an interview with Ilse Aichinger, translated from the German by Hedvig Pachter (Harper & Row)

Honor Books: The Island on Bird Street by , translated from the Hebrew by (Houghton, Mifflin) Music, Music for Everyone by Vera B. Williams (Greenwillow)

1986 Ain’t Gonna Study War No More: The Story of America’s Peace Seekers by Milton Meltzer (Harper Row)

Honor Book: Journey to the Soviet Union by Samantha Smith (Little, Brown)

1987 Nobody Wants a Nuclear War by Judith Vigna (Albert Whitman)

Honor Books: All in a Day by (Philomel) Children of the Maya: A Guatemalan Indian Odyssey by , photographs by Paul Conklin (Dodd, Mead) 1988 Waiting for the Rain: A Novel of South Africa by Sheila Gordon (Orchard /Franklin Watts)

Honor Books: Nicolas, Where Have You Been? By Leo Lionni (Knopf) Trouble at the Mines by Doreen Rappaport (Crowell)

1989 (Tie) Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave by Hamilton (Alfred Knopf) Looking Out by Victoria Boutis (Four Winds Press)

Honor Books: December Stillness by Mary Downing Hahn (Clarion) The Most Beautiful Place in the World by Ann Cameron (Alfred Knopf) Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer (Harper & Row)

1990 A Long Hard Journey: The Story of Pullman Porter by Patricia and Frederick McKissack (Walker)

Honor Books: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Houghton Mifflin) Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder (Macmillan) The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting (Clarion)

1991 The BigBook for Peace edited by Ann Durell and Marilyn Sachs (Dutton)

Honor Books: The Journey: Japanese-, Racism and Renewal by (Richard Jackson/Orchard) The Middle of Somewhere: A Story of South Africa by Sheila Gordon (Orchard)

1992 Journey of the Sparrows by Fran Leeper Buss with the assistance of Daisy Cubias (Lodestar)

Honor Book: Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom by (HarperCollins)

1993 Longer Book: A Taste of Salt: A Story of Modern Haiti by Frances Temple (Orchard)

Honor Book: Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs by Mary E. Lyons (Scribners)

Picture Book: Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky by (Crown)

Honor Book: Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco (Bantam)

1994 Longer Book: Freedom’s Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Stories by Ellen Levine (Putnam)

Honor Book: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman (Clarion)

Picture Book: This Land Is My Land by George Littlechild (Children’s Book Press)

Honor Book: Soul Looks Back in Wonder by Tom Feelings (Dial)

1995 Longer Book: Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor by Russell Freedman (Clarion)

Honor Books: Cezanne Pinto by Mary Stolz (Alfred A. Knopf) I Hadn’t Meant to Tell You This by (Delacorte)

Picture Book: Sitti’s Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter (Four Winds Press)

Honor Book: Bein’ with You This Way by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Michael Bryant (Lee & Low)

1996 Longer Book: The Well by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial)

Honor Books: From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun by Jacqueline Woodson (Blue Sky/Scholastic) On the Wings of Peace: Writers and Illustrators Speak Out for Peace in Memory of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Clarion) The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)

Special Commendation: The Middle Passage by Tom Feelings (Dial)

1997 Longer Book: Growing Up In Coal Country by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Houghton Mifflin)

Picture Book: Wilma Unlimited by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by David Diaz (Harcourt Brace)

Honor Books: Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams (Milkweed) Second Daughter: The Story of a Slave Girl by Mildred Pitts Walter (Scholastic)

1998 Longer Book: Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye (Simon & Schuster)

Picture Book: Seven Brave Women by Betsy Hearne, illustrated by Bethanne Andersen (Greenwillow)

1999 Longer Book: Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff (Scholastic)

Picture Book: Painted Words/Spoken Memories: Marianthe’s Story by Aliki (Greenwillow)

2000 Longer Book: Through My Eyes by (Scholastic) The Birchbark House by (Hyperion) Kids on Strike! By Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Houghton Mifflin)

Picture Book: Molly Bannaky by Alice McGill, illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet (Houghton Mifflin)

Honor Books A Band of Angels: A Story Inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Anne Schwartz (Atheneum) When Sophie Gets Angry –Really, Really Angry…by Molly Bang (The Blue Sky Press/ Scholastic) Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature The Américas Award is given in recognition of U.S. works of fiction, poetry, folklore, or selected non-fiction (from picture books to works for young adults) published in the previous year in English or Spanish that authentically and engagingly portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the . By combining both and linking the Americas, the award reaches beyond geographic borders, as well as multicultural- international boundaries, focusing instead upon cultural heritages within the hemisphere. The award is sponsored by the national Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP).

1997 The Circuit by Francisco Jiménez (University of New Mexico Press)

1997 The Face at the Window by Regina Hanson, illustrated by Linda Saport (Clarion)

1998 Barrio: José’s Neighborhood by George Ancona (Harcourt Brace)

1998 Mama and Papa Have a Store by Amelia Lau Carling (Dial)

1999 Crashboomlove by (University of New Press)

Commended list available at: http::// (Add to) Hans Christian Andersen Awards

1998 Author: Katherine Paterson, USA Illustrator: , France

2000 Author: , Brazil Illustrator: , UK (Add to) The Mildred L. Batchelder Award

1997 The Friends by Kazumi Yumoto , translated from Japanese by Cathy Hirano (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

1998 The Robber and Me by Josef Holub, translated from the German by Elizabeth D. Crawford (Henry Holt)

Honor Books Hostage to War: a True Story by Tatjana Wassiljewa, translated from German by Anna Trenter (Scholastic) Nero Corleone: a Cat’s Story by Elke Heidenrich, translated from German by Doris Orgel

1999 Thanks to My Mother by Schoschana Rabinovici, translated from German by James Skofield (Dial)

Honor Books Secret Letters from 0 to 10 by Susie Morgenstern, translated from French by Gill Rosner (Viking)

2000 The Baboon King by Anton Quintana, translated by John Nieuwenhuizen (Walker and Company)

Honor Book Collector of Moments by Quint Buchholz, translated by Peter F. Neumeyer (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) Asphalt Angels by Ineke Holtwijk, translated by Wanda Boeke

2001 Samir and Yonatan by Daniella Carmi, translated by Yael Lotan (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic)

Honor Book Ultimate Game by Christian Lehmann, translated by William Rodarmor (David R. Godine) (Add to) Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

1999 Fiction: Holes by Louis Sachar (Foster/Farrar) Nonfiction: The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins (Houghton) Picture Book: Red-Eyed Tree Frog written by Joy Cowley, illustrated with photographs by Nic Bishop (Scholastic Press)

Honor Books Fiction: The Trolls by Polly Horvath (Farrar, Strauss, Giroux) by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Christopher Myers (HarperCollins)

Nonfiction Honor Books Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance by Jennifer Armstrong (Crown) William Shakespeare & the Globe written and illustrated by Aliki (HarperCollins)

Picture Book Honor Books Dance by Bill T. Jones and Susan Kuklin, illustrated with photographs by Susan Kuklin (Hyperion) The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear, illustrated by James Marshall (di Capua/HarperCollins)

Special Citation: Tibet: Through the Red Box written and illustrated by (Foster/Farrar)

2000 Fiction: The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley (Atheneum) Nonfiction Award Winner: Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado by Marc Aronson (Clarion) Picture Book: Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, written and illustrated by D.B. Johnson (Houghton)

Honor Books Fiction: King of Shadows by (McElderry) 145th Street: Short Stories by Walter Dean Myers (Delacorte) Nonfiction: Osceola: Memories of a Sharecropper’s Daughter collected and edited by Alan Govenar, illustrated by Shane W. Evans (Jump at the Sun/Hyperion) Nonfiction: Sitting Bull and His World by Albert Marrin (Farrar) Picture Book: Buttons, written and illustrated by Brock Cole (Farrar) a day, a dog, illustrated by Gabrielle Vincent (Front Street) (Add to) Randolph Caldecott Medal

1997 Golem by David Wisniewski (Clarion)

Honor Books Hush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong Ho, illustrated by Holly Meade (Melanie Kroupa/Orchard) The Graphic Alphabet by David Pelletier (Orchard) The Paperboy by Dav Pilkey (Richard Jackson/Orchard) Starry Messenger by Peter Sís (Frances Foster Books/Farrar)

1998 Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky (Dutton)

Honor Books The Gardener by Sarah Stewart, illustrated by David Small (Farrar) by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Christopher Myers (Scholastic) There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly by Simms Taback (Viking)

1999 Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illustrated by Mary Azarian (Houghton)

Honor Books Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and the Orchestra by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Hyperion) No, David! By David Shannon (Scholastic) Snow by Uri Shulevitz (Farrar) Tibet Through the Red Box by Peter Sis (Frances Foster/Farrar)

2000 Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback (Viking)

Honor Books A Child’s Calendar by John Updike, illustrated by Trina Schart (Holiday House) Sector 7 by David Wiesner (Clarion) When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang (Scholastic) The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by , illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (Morrow)

2001 So You Want to be President? by Judith St. George, illustrated by David Small (Philomel)

Honor Books Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, illustrated by Christopher Bing (Handprint) Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin (Simon & Schuster) Olivia by Ian Falconer (Atheneum) (Add to) International Reading Association Children’s Book Award Winners

1998 Younger: More Than Anything Else by Marie Bradby, illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet (Orchard) Older: The King’s Shadow by Elizabeth Alder (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Informational: The Case of the Mummified Pigs and Other Mysteries in Nature by Susan E. Quinlan (Boyds Mills)

Older: Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse (Henry Holt)


Younger: My Freedom Trip: A Child’s Escape From North Korea by Frances and Ginger Parks (Boyds Mills)

Older: Choosing Up Sides by John Ritter (Penguin Putnam)

Informational: First In The Field, Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson by Derek T. Dingle (Hyperion)

2000 Younger Fiction: Molly Bannaky by Alice McGill (Houghton Mifflin Books)

Younger Nonfiction: The Snake Scientist by Sy Montgomery (Houghton Mifflin)

Older Fiction: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)

Older Nonfiction: Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany by Eleanor Ramrath Garner (Peachtree Publishers) (Add to) The

1997 Author Award Winner: Slam by Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)

Honor Book Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts by Patricia C. & Frederick L. McKissack (Scholastic)

Illustrator Award Winner: Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman by Alan Schroeder, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (Dial)

Honor Book The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children edited by Davida Adedjouma, illustrated by Gregorie Christie (Lee & Low)

Illustrator Honor Book: Running The Road To ABC by Denize Lauture, illustrated by Reynold Ruffin (Simon & Schuster)

Honor Book Neeny Coming, Neeny Going by Karen English, illustrated by Synthia Saint James (BridgeWater Books)

1998 Author Award: Forged by Fire by Sharon M. Draper (Atheneum) I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl by Joyce Hansen (Scholastic)

Honor Books Bayard Rustin: Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement by (Hyperion)

Illustrator Award: In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall: Celebrating Father by Alan Schroeder, illustrated by Javaka Steptoe (Lee & Low)

Honor Books ’s ABC of African American Poetry by Ashley Bryan (Jean Karl/Atheneum) Harlem by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Christopher Myers (Scholastic) The Hunterman and the Crocodile by Baba Wagué Diakité (Scholastic)

1999 Author Award: Heaven by (Simon & Schuster)

Honor Books Jazmin’s Notebook by Nikki Grimes (Dial) Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York’s African Burial Ground by Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan (Henry Holt) The Other Side: Shorter Poems by Angela Johnson (Orchard)

Illustrator Award: i see the rhythm by Toyomi Igus, illustrated by Michele Wood (Children’s Book Press)

Honor Books I Have Heard of a Land by , illustrated by Floyd Cooper (Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins) The Bat Boy and His Violin by Gavin Curtis, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Simon & Schuster) Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra by Andrea Davis, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Hyperion) 2000 Author Award Winner: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)

Honor Books Francie by Karen English (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers by Patricia C. and Frederick McKissack (Scholastic) Monster by Walter Dean Myers (HarperCollins)

Illustrator Award: In the Time of the Drums by Kim L. Siegelson, illustrated by Brian Pinkney (Jump at the Sun/Hyperion)

Honor Books My Rows and Piles of Coins by Tololwa M. Mollel, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Clarion) Black Cat by Christopher Myers (Scholastic)

2001 Author Award Winner: Miracle’s Boys by Jacqueline Woodson (Putnam)

Honor Books Let It Shine! Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis, illustrated by Stephen Alcorn (Gulliver/Harcourt)

Illustrator Award Winner: Uptown by Bryan Collier (Henry Holt)

Honor Books Freedom River by Bryan Collier (Jump at the Sun/Hyperion) Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie (Random House) Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard, illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Simon & Schuster) (Add to) John

1997 The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg (Jean Karl/Atheneum)

Honor Books A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer (Richard Jackson/Orchard) Moorchild by Eloise McGraw (Margaret McElderry/Simon & Schuster) The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (Greenwillow/Morrow) Belle Prater’s Boy by Ruth White (Farrar Straus Giroux)

1998 Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Scholastic)

Honor Books Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine (HarperCollins) Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff (Delacorte) Wringer by Jerry Spinelli (HarperCollins)

1999 Holes by Louis Sachar (Foster/Farrar)

Honor Book A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck (Dial)

2000 Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)

Honor Books Getting Near To Baby by Audrey Couloumbis (G.P. Putnam) Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm (HarperCollins) 26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie dePaola (Putnam)

2001 A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (Dial)

Honor Books Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick Press) Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer (Putnam) Joey Pigzo Loses Control by Jack Gantos (Farrar, Straus, Giroux) The Wanderer by (Joanne Cotler/HarperCollins) Scott O’Dell Historical Fiction Award

The award was established in 1981 by Mr. O’Dell and is administered by the Advisory Committee of the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. The book must be historical fiction, have unusual literary merit, be written by a citizen of the United States, and be set in the New World. It must have been published in the previous year by a United States publisher and must be written for children or young adults. In some years, no award may be given.

1984 The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton)

1985 The Fighting Ground by Avi (Wortis) (Harper)

1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (Harper)

1987 Streams to the River, River to the Sea: A Novel of Sacagawea by Scott O’Dell (Houghton)

1988 Charley Skedaddle by Patricia Beatty (Morrow)

1989 The Honorable Prison by Lyll Becerra de Jenkins (Lodestar)

1990 Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder (Macmillan)

1991 A Time of Trouble by Pieter VanRaven

1992 Stepping on the Cracks by Mary Downing Hahn

1993 Morning Girl by Michael A. Dorris (Hyperion)

1994 Bull Run by Paul Fleischman

1995 Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham Salisbury

1996 The Bomb by Theodore Taylor

1997 Jip: His Story by Katherine Paterson

1998 Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Scholastic)

1999 Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule by Harriette Gillem Robinet Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence In Young Adult Literature

The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association.

2000 Monster By Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic)

Honor Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (Farrar, Strauss, Giroux) by (Delacorte Press) Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger (Simon & Schuster)

2001 Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond (Delacorte)

Honor Books Many Stones by Carolyn Coman (Front Street) The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci (Harcourt Brace) Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison (HarperCollins) Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman (HarperCollins) The Pura Belpré Award The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth. It is co-sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) and the National Association to Promote Library Services to the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA), an ALA Affliate.

1996 Narrative: An Island Like You: Stories of the Barrio by Judith Ortiz Cofer (Melanie Kroupa/Orchard) Illustration: Chato’s Kitchen by , illustrated by Susan Guevara (Putnam)

Honor Books For Narrative: The Bossy Gallito/El Gallo de Bodas: A Traditional Cuban Folktale by Lucía González, illustrated by Lulu Delacre (Scholastic) Baseball in April, and Other Stories by Gary Soto (Harcourt) Illustration: Pablo Remembers: The Fiesta of the Day of the Dead, illustrated by George Ancona (Also Published in a Spanish language edition: Pablo Recuenta: La Fiesta de Dia de los Muertos (Lothrop) The Bossy Gallito/El Gallo de Bodas: A Traditional Cuban Folktale retold by Lucía González (Scholastic) Family Pictures/Cuadros de Familia, Spanish Language Text by Rosalma Zubizaretta, illustrated by Carmen Lomas Garza (Children’s Book Press)

1998 Narrative: Parrot in the Oven: mi vida by Victor Martinez (Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins) Illustration: Snapshots from the Wedding by Gary Soto, illustrated by Stephanie Garcia (Putnam)

Honor Books Narrative: Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems/Jitomates Risueños y otros poemas de primavera by Francisco Alarcón, illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez (Children’s Book Press) Spirits of the High Mesa by Floyd Martinez (Arte Püblico) Illustration: In My Family/En mi familia by Lomas Garza (Children’s Book Press) The Golden Flower: a Taino Myth from Puerto Rico by Nina Jaffe, illustrated by Enrique O. Sánchez (Simon & Schuster) Gathering the Sun: an Alphabet in Spanish and English by Alma Flor Ada; English translation by Rosa Zubizarreta, illustrated by Simón Silva (Lothrop)

2000 Narrative: Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba by Alma Flor Ada (Atheneum) Illustration: Magic Windows by Carmen Lomas Garza (Children’s Book Press)

Honor Books For Narrative: From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems/Del Ombligo de la Luna y Otro Poemas de Verano by Francisco X. Alarcón, illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez (Children’s Book Press) Laughing out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish by Juan Felipe Herrera, illustrated by Karen Barbour (HarperCollins) Illustration: Barrio: José’s Neighborhood by George Ancona (Harcourt Brace) The Secret Stars by Joseph Slate illustrated by Felipe Dávalos (Marshall Cavendish) Mama & Papa Have a Store by Amelia Lau Carling (Dial) Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, is pleased to announce the establishment of the ALSC/Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award. This new award shall be awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year. The award is named in honor of Robert F. Sibert, the long-time President of Bound to Stay Bound Books of Jacksonville, Illinois, and is sponsored by the company. ALSC administers the award.

2001 Award Winner: Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado by Marc Aronson (Clarion)

Honor Books The Longitude Prize by Joan Dash, illustrated by Dusan Petricic (Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux) Blizzard! The Storm That Changed America by Jim Murphy (Scholastic) My Season With Penguins by Sophie Webb (Houghton Mifflin) Pedro and Me: Friendship, Loss, and What I Learned by Judd Winick (Henry Holt) Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal

1998 Award Winner: Russell Freedman

2001 Award Winner: Milton Meltzer