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  • The deadline to submit books for (consideration in) 2017 is December 31st.

  • There are no formal applications or fees to be considered for the Jane Addams Children's Book Award.

  • Specific criteria must be met in order to be considered.

  • The books must be published in the U.S. or Canada during 2016.

  • A national committee of members with passion for and expertise in children's literature and social justice is responsible for making the choices each year.

  • Books may be submitted by the book publishers or requested by the committee.

Submit books for consideration by mailing one (1) copy of each book to:

Heather Palmer
Chair, Jane Addams Children's Book Award
Valley View Middle School
6750 Valley View Road
Edina, MN 55439

Note, this address has changed from previous years.



Jane Addams Peace Association
777 United Nations Plaza, 6th Fl.
New York, NY 10017


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