EBYR Awards

Recent Awards and Honors

The Right Word

By Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet


•  Booklist Editor's Choice List – Books for
    Youth: nonfiction
•  International Reading Association (IRA)
    Reading Today Online Best Picture Books
    of 2014 list
•  The Horn Book Fanfare 2014
•  Huffington Post Best Picture Books of
    2014 list
•  New York Times Notable Children's Books
    of 2014 list
•  School Library Journal Best Books of 2014
    list
•  Kirkus Review Best of 2014 list –
    Children's Books
•  Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2014
    list – Picture Books
•  Texas Bluebonnet Award Master list 2014
•  2014 Eureka! Honor Award
•  School Library Journal starred review
•  ABC Best Books Catalog (American
    Booksellers Association)
•  Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibit
    2014 selection
•  Publishers Weekly starred review
•  Booklist starred review

 

Brother Hugo and the Bear

By Katy Beebe
Illustrated by S.D. Schindler


•  School Library Journal Best Books of 2014
    list
•  Kirkus Review Best of 2014 list –
    Children's Books
•  Huffington Post Best Picture Books of
    2014 list – Honorable Mention
•  ABC Best Books Catalog (American
    Booksellers Association)
•  Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibit
    2014 selection

 

A Pond Full of Ink

By Annie M G. Schmidt
Illustrated by Sieb Posthuma
Translated by David Colmer


•  Boston Globe Best Books of 2014 list
•  Kirkus Review Best of 2014 list –
    Children's Books
•  New York Public Library's "100 Children's
    Books for Reading and Sharing" list
•  Huffington Post Best Picture Books of
    2014 list – Honorable Mention
•  ABC Best Books Catalog (American
    Booksellers Association)
•  Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibit
    2014 selection

Friends of Liberty

By Beatrice Gormley


•  2014 Carol Otis Hurst Children's Book
    Prize
•  Parents' Choice Book Awards Summer
    2014 list – Recommended
•  Paterson Prize for Books for Young People,
    Grades 4-6 (The Poetry Center at Passaic
    County Community College)

Thank You, God

By J. Bradley Wigger
Illustrated by Jago


•  Booklist starred review
•  Publishers Weekly starred review

In Search of the Little Prince

By Bimba Landmann


•  Kirkus Reviews starred review
•  Publishers Weekly starred review

Manger

By Lee Bennett Hopkins
Illustrated by Helen Cann


•  Kirkus Reviews starred review

Anna's Heaven

By Stian Hole


•  Publishers Weekly starred review

Mikis and the Donkey

By Stian Hole


•  New York Public Library's 2014 "100
    Children's Books for Reading and Sharing"
    list

Mikis and the Donkey

By Linda Vigen Phillips


•  New York Public Library's 2014 Best Books
    for Teens list

Noteworthy Awards and Honors

The War within These Walls
The War within These Walls

2014 Batchelder Honor Book
Foreword Reviews IndeFab Awards
Parents' Choice Book Awards Summer 2014 list – Silver Honor

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

2013 PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing

I Lay My Stitches Down
I Lay My Stitches Down

2013 PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing Shortlist

Back to Front and Upside Down
Back to Front and Upside Down

Schneider Family Book Award, ages 0—10

Meet at the Ark at Eight
Meet at the Ark at Eight

National Jewish Book Award
Children's and Young Adult Literature

I Lay My Stitches Down
I Lay My Stitches Down

2013 PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing Shortlist

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Children's Literature Assembly's 2013 Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts

Parents' Choice Award
Category of Books: Poetry

New York Public Library
Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

Nautilus Book Award
Gold Nautilus Award in the Children's Illustrated (Grades 3-6) category

Back to Front and Upside Down
Back to Front and Upside Down

Schneider Family Book Award, ages 0—10

Soldier Bear
Soldier Bear

American Library Association
Mildred L. Batchelder Award (2012)

United States Board on Books for Young People
Outstanding International Books (2012)

Son of a Gun
Son of a Gun

Mildred L. Batchelder Honor

2013 ALSC Notable Children's Books

A River of Words
A River of Words

American Library Associaton
Caldecott Award Honor Book (2009)

New York Times Book Review (2009)
Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2008

Kirkus Reviews
Best Children's Books of 2008

School Library Journal
Best Books 2008

Images of God for Young Children
Images of God for Young Children

2012 Catholic Press Association Book Awards
First Place, Children's Books

Booklist
Top Ten Religion Books for Youth (2011)

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau
The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau

New York Public Library
Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

2012 Booklist Top Ten Arts Books for Youth

Garmann's Summer
Garmann's Summer

United States board on Books for Young People
Outstanding International Books (2009)

American Library Association
Batchelder Award Honor Book (2009)

The New York Public Library and The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award (2009)

International Board of books for Young People
IBBY Honour List (2010)

Garmann's Street
Garmann's Street

United States Board on Books for Young People
Outstanding International Books (2011)

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