EBYR Awards

Recent Awards and Honors

Mexique

By María José Ferrada
Illustrated by Ana Penyas

 

•  Junior Library Guild
    Gold Standard Selection (2020)

     

     

    Me and My Sister

    By Rose Robbins

     

    •  2020 Waterstones Illustrated
        Children's Book Prize Shortlist

       

       

      Driftwood Days

      By William Miniver
      Illustrated by Charles Vess

       

      •  2020 National Aquarium
          Read to Reef Book List

         

         

        Sweet Dreamers

        By Isabelle Simler

         

        •  2020 Capitol Choices Noteworthy
            Book for Children and Teens

           

           

          Vanishing Colors

          By Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen
          Illustrated by Akin Duzakin

           

          •  United States Board on Books for Young
              People (USBBY) 2020 Outstanding
              International Books List

             

            Hidden City

            By Sarah Grace Tuttle
            Illustrated by Amy Schimler-Safford

             

            •  2020 Rhode Island Children's Book Award
                Nominee
            •  2019 Society of Children's Book Writers &
                Illustrators(SCBWI) Lee Bennett Hopkins
                Poetry Award
            •  2019 National Council of Teachers of
                English (NCTE)Notable Poetry Books List
            •  Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice
                Awards 2020 List
            •  California Reading Association Eureka! Gold
                Award (2018)
            •  New York Public Library Best Books for Kids
                2018
            •  2019 CCBC Choices best-of-the-year
                selection—Poetry
            •  2019 Bank Street College Best Children’s
                Books of the Year

               

              The Right Word

              By Jen Bryant
              Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

               

              •  2015 Sibert Award Winner! 

              •  2015 Caldecott Honor Book!
              •  2015 NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book!
              •  
              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

                 

                Mikis and the Donkey

                By Bibi Dumon Tak
                Illustrated by Philip Hopman
                Translated by Laura Watkinson

                 

                •  2015 Batchelder Medal Winner! 

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

                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 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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