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2016 Winners and Honor books

Congratulations to the 64th Jane Addams Children's Book Awardees Susan Lynn Meyer, Eric Velasquez, Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley, PJ Loughran, Edwidge Danticat, Leslie Staub, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, R. Gregory Christie, Jonah Winter, Shane W. Evans, Marilyn Hilton.

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Honoring children's books since 1953

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Illustrator Shane Evans with students attending the 2016 Jane Addams Children's Book Award Ceremony


The Jane Addams Children's Book Award annually recognizes children's books of literary and aesthetic excellence that effectively engage children in thinking about peace, social justice, global community, and equity for all people.





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