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Jane Addams Peace Award for Younger Readers
Best books that promote peace, social justice, world community and equality of races and sexes.
younger readers | older readers
Jane Addams Children's Book Awards website
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2013
Winner
Each Kindness by Woodson, Jacqueline

Honor Books
Dolores Huerta : a Hero to Migrant Workers by Warren, Sarah E.
We March by Evans, Shane.
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2012
Winner
The Mangrove Tree : Planting Trees to Feed Families by Roth, Susan L.

Honor Books
Peaceful Pieces : Poems and Quilts About Peace by Hines, Anna Grossnickle.
Belle the Last Mule at Gee's Bend : a Civil Rights Story by Ramsey, Calvin A.
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2011
Winner
Emma's Poem : the Voice of the Statue of Liberty by Glaser, Linda

Honor Books
Ruth and the Green Book by Ramsey, Calvin A.
Sit-in : How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down by Pinkney, Andrea Davis
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2010
Winner
Nasreen's Secret School : A True Story from Afghanistan by Winter, Jeanette.

Honor Books
Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride by Pinkney, Andrea Davis
You and Me and Home Sweet Home by Lyon, George Ella
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2009
Winner
Planting the Trees of Kenya : The Story of Wangari Maathai by Nivola, Claire A.

Honor Books
The Storyteller's Candle = La Velita De Los Cuentos by Gonzalez, Lucia M.
Silent Music : A Story of Baghdad by Rumford, James
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2008
Winner
The Escape of Oney Judge by McCully, Emily Arnold

Honor Books
One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II by Judge, Lita
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2007
Winner
A Place Where Sunflowers Grow by Lee-Tai, Amy

Honor Books
Crossing Bok Chitto by Tingle, Tim
Night Boat to Freedom by Raven, Margot Theis
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2006
Winner
Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Haskins, James

Honor Books
Poems to Dream Together = Poemas Para Sonar Juntos by Alarcon, Francisco X.
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2005
Winner
Sélavi That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope by Youme Landowne

Honor Books
Hot Day On Abbott Avenue by English, Karen
Henry and the Kite Dragon by Hall, Bruce Edward
Sequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave his People Writing by Rumford, James
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2004
Winner
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Krull, Kathleen

Honor Books
Girl Wonder A Baseball Story in Nine Innings by Hopkinson, Deborah
Luba: The Angel of Bergen-Belsen by McCann, Michelle Roehm
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2003
Winner
Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam by Myers, Walter Dean

Honor Books
Si Se Puede! = Yes We Can! : Janitor Strike in L.A. by Cohn, Diana
The Village That Vanished by Grifalconi, Ann
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2002
Winner
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King Jr. by Rappaport, Doreen

Honor Books
Amber Was Brave Essie Was Smart by Williams, Vera B.
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2001
Winner
The Composition by Skarmeta, Antonio

Honor Books
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Deedy, Carmen Agra
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2000
Winner
Molly Bannaky by McGill, Alice

Honor Books
A Band of Angels: A Story Inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Hopkinson, Deborah
When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry by Bang, Molly
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1999
Winner
Painted Words, Spoken Memories by Aliki

Honor Books
I See the Rhythm by Igus, Toyomi
This Land Is Your Land by Guthrie, Woody
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1998
Winner
Seven Brave Women by Hearne, Betsy

Honor Books
Celebrating Families by Hausherr, Rosmarie
Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story by Mochizuki, Ken
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1997
Winner
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman by Krull, Kathleen

Honor Books
The Day Gogo Went to Vote: South Africa April 1994 by Sisulu, Elinor
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1995
Winner
Sitti's Secrets by Nye, Naomi Shihab

Honor Books
Bein' with You This Way by Nikola-Lisa, W.
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1994
Winner
This Land Is My Land by Littlechild, George

Honor Books
Soul Looks Back in Wonder by Feelings, Tom
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1993
Winner
Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky by Ringgold, Faith

Honor Books
Mrs. Katz and Tush by Polacco, Patricia
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