The Boston Globe and The Horn Book have sponsered The Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards. This award is given to books that are considered excellent. It is an award for books for children abd young adults.
The Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards
The books are judged by a committe made up of three professionals that work in the area of children's literature. There are three categories: Picture books, Fiction, and Non-Fiction. In order for a book to be considered it has to be published in the United States. To learn more about The Boston Globe/Horn Book Award visit their web site.
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Here is a list of award winning books. They are broken up into the categories of Picture Books, Fiction Books, and Non-Fiction Books.
Fiction Books:2000: The Folk Keeper by Franny Billingsley1999: Holes by Louis Sacher1998: The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Childby Francisco Jimenez1997: The Friends written by Kazumi Yumoto, translated by Cathy Hirano1996: Poppy by Avi1995: Some of the Kinder Planets by Tim Wynne-Jones1994: Scooter by Vera Williams1993: Ajeemah and His Sons by James Berry1992: Missing May by Cynthia Rylant1991 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi1990: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli1989: The Village by the Sea by Paula Fox1988: The Friendship by Mildred D. Taylor1987: Rabble Starkey by Lois Lowry1986: In Summer Light by Zibby Oneal1985: The Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks1984: A Little Fear by Patricia Wrighton1983: Why the Tides Ebb and Flow by John Chase Bowden1982: Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park1981: The Leaving by Lynn Hall1980: Conrad's War by Andrew Davies1979: Humbug Mountain by Sid Fleischman1978: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin1977: Child of the Owl by Laurence Yep1976: Unleaving by Jill Paton Walsh1975: Transport 7-41-R by T. Degens1974: M.C. Higgins, The Great by Virginia Hamiliton1973: The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper1972: Tristan and Iseult by Rosemary Sutcliff1971: A Room of Windows by Eleanor Cameron1970: The Intruder by John Rowe Townsend1969: A Wizard or Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin1968: The Spring Rider by John Lawson1967: The Little Fishes by Erik Christian Haugaard
Non-Fiction2000: Sir Walter Ralegh and Quest for El Dorado by Marc Aronson1999: The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest by Steve Jenkins1998: Leon's Story by Leon Walter Tillage1997: A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder by Walter Wick1996: Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story by Andrea Warren1995: Abigal Adams: Witness to a Revolution by Natalie S Bober1994: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman1993: Sojourner Truth Ain't I a Woman? by Patricia C. and Fredrick McKissack1992: Talking with Artists by Pat Cummings1991: Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds by Cynthia Rylant1990: The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz1989: The Way Things Work by David Macaulay1988: Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave by Virginia Hamiliton1987: The Pilgrims of Plimouth by Marcia Sewall1986: Auks, Rocks, and the Odd Dinosaur: Inside Stories From the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History by Peggy Thomson1985: Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun by Rhonda Blumberg1984: The Double Life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz1983: Behind Barbed Wire: The Imprisonment of Japanese Americans During World War II by Daniel S. Davis1982: Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungry 1939-1944 by Aranka Siegal1981: The Weaver's Gift by Kathryn Lasky1980: Building: The Fight Against Gravity by Mario Salvadori1979: The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl by David Kherdian1978: Mischling, Second Degree by Ilse Koehn1977: Chance, Luck and Destiny by Peter Dickerson1976: Voyaging to Cathay: Americans in the China Trade by Alfred Tamarin
Picture Books2000: Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B.Johnson1999: Red-Eyed Tree Frog by Joy Cowley1998: And If the Moon Could Talk by Kate Banks1997:The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney1996: In the Rain with Baby Duck by Amy Hest1995: John Henry by Julius Lester1994: Grandfathers Journey by Allen Say1993: The Fortune Tellers by Lloyd Alexander1992: Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young1991: The Tale of the Mandarin Duck by Katherine Paterson1990: Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young1989: Shy Charles by Rosemary Wells1988 The Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne Snyder1987: Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe1986: The Paper Crane by Molly Bang1985: Mama Don't Allow by Thacher Hurd1984:Jonah and the Great Fish retold by Warwick Hutton1983: A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams1982: Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak1980: The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg1979: The Snowman by Raymond Briggs1978: Anno's Journey by Mitumasa Anno1977:Granfa' Grig Had a Pig and Other Rhymes Without Reason from Mother Goose by Wallace Tripp1976: Thirteen by Remy Charlip and Jerry Joyner1975: Anno's Alphabet by Mitsumasa Anno1974: Jambo Means Hello by Muriel Feelings1973: King Stork by Howard Pyle1972: Mr. Grumpy's Outinig by John Burningham1971 If I Built a Village... by Kazue Mizumura1970: Hi, Cat! by Ezra Jack Keats1969: The Adventures of Paddy Pork by John S. Goodall1968: Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel1967: London Bridge is Falling Down by Peter Spier