Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners 1986-2014

 

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2014


Book Award Winners
and Honor Books
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2013


Book Award Winners
and Honor Books
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2012


Book Award Winners
and Honor Books

 

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2011

Book Award Winners

 


2010

Most Loved in All the World

New Writer Award

Tonya Cherie Hegamin

Illustrated by Cozbi Cabrera

Houghton Mifflin

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Only a Witch Can Fly

New Illustrator Award

Taeeun Yoo

Written by Alison McGhee

Feiwel & Friends

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2009

Garmann's Summer

New Writer Award

Stian Hole

Illustrated by Stian Hole

Eerdmans

More about Stian Hole

 

Bird

New Illustrator Award

Shadra Strickland

Written by Zetta Elliott

Lee & Low Books

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2008

Leaves

New Writer Award

David Ezra Stein

Illustrated by David Ezra Stein

G.P. Putnam's Sons

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The Apple Pie that Papa Baked

New Illustrator Award

Jonathan Bean

Written by Lauren Thompson

Simon & Schuster

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2007

For You Are a Kenyan Child

New Writer Award

Kelly Cunnane

Illustrated by Ana Juan

Atheneum

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Mystery Bottle

New Illustrator Award

Kristen Balouch

Written by Kristen Balouch

Hyperion Books

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2006

My Best Friend

New Writer Award

Mary Ann Rodman

Illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Viking

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Silly Chicken

New Illustrator Award

Yunmee Kyong

Written by Rukhsana Khan

Viking

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2005

Going North

New Writer Award

Janice N. Harrington

Illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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The Night Eater

New Illustrator Award

Ana Juan

Written by Ana Juan

Arthur A. Levine Books

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2004

Yesterday I Had the Blues

New Writer Award

Jeron Ashford Frame

Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Tricycle Press

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My Name Is Yoon

New Illustrator Award

Gabi Swiatkowska

Written by Helen Recorvits

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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2003

Ruby's Wish

New Writer Award

Shirin Yim Bridges

Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Chronicle Books

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Ruby's Wish

New Illustrator Award

Sophie Blackall

Written by Shirin Yim Bridges

Chronicle Books

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2002

Freedom Summer

New Writer Award

Deborah Wiles

Illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue

Atheneum

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Freedom Summer

New Illustrator Award

Jerome Lagarrigue

Written by Deborah Wiles

Atheneum

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2001

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

New Writer Award

D.B. Johnson

Illustrated by D.B. Johnson

Houghton Mifflin

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Uptown

New Illustrator Award

Bryan Collier

Written by Bryan Collier

Henry Holt & Co.

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2000

Dear Juno

New Writer Award

Soyung Pak

Illustrated by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Viking

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1999

Elizabeti's Doll

New Writer Award

Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Illustrated by Christy Hale

Lee & Low Books

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1997

Calling the Doves (El canto de las palomas)

New Writer Award

Juan Felipe Herrera

Illustrated by Elly Simmons

Children's Book Press

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1995

Taxi! Taxi!

New Writer Award

Cari Best

Illustrated by Dale Gottlieb

Little, Brown & Co.

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1993

Tar Beach

New Writer Award

Faith Ringgold

Illustrated by Faith Ringgold

Crown Publishers

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1991

Tell Me a Story, Mama

New Writer Award

Angela Johnson

Illustrated by David Soman

Orchard Books (Scholastic)

More about Angela Johnson

1989

Anna's Special Present

New Writer Award

Yoriko Tsutsui

Illustrated by Akiko Hayashi

Viking Kestrel

More about Yoriko Tsutsui

1987

Jamaica's Find

New Writer Award

Juanita Havill

Illustrated by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Houghton Mifflin

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1986

The Patchwork Quilt

New Writer Award

Valerie Flournoy

Illustrated by Jerry Pickney

Dial Books

More about Valerie Flournoy