2014 Winners and Honor books

Congratulations to the 61st Jane Addams Children's Book Awardees Michelle Markel, Melissa Sweet, Jewell Parker Rhodes, Debbie Levy, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Elizabeth Suneby, Suana Verelst, Kathryn Erskine, and Anne Westrick.

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Honoring children's books since 1953


The Jane Addams Children's Book Awards
are given annually to the children's books published the preceding year that effectively promote the cause of peace, social justice, world community, and the equality of the sexes and all races as well as meeting conventional standards for excellence.

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Jane Addams dolls

Jane Addams descendants

Jane Addams’ descendents: Jamie Addams, Stacy Blair and daughters
2013 Hull House announcement
Photo courtesy of Margaret Harrington



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