The Golden Kite Award
The Golden Kite Award is an award given for excellence in children's literature. Authors and artists decide who will receive the award. To be eligible to win this award, an author or illustrato must be a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. They give out four Golden Kite Awards each year. The Four categories are fiction, non-fiction, picture book, and illustrations. The award winners receive an Honor Book Plaque and the illustrated award winner receives a certificate of acknowledgement. To learn more about The Golden Kite Award visit their web site.
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Here are a list of the past winners of The Golden Kite award. They are in the categories of Ficition, Non-Fiction, Picture Book, and Illustrations.
Fiction1999:Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson1998:Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer1997:Stones in Water by Donna Jo Napoli1996:The Moorchild by Eloise McGraw1995: The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis1994: Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman1993:Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff1992:Letters From A Slave Girl by Mary E. Lyons1991:The Raincachers by Jean Thesman1990: The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi1989: Jenny of the Tetons by Kristiana Gregory1988: Borrowed Children by George Ella Lyon1987: Rabble Starkey by Lois Lowry1986: After the Dancing Days by Margaret Rostkowski1985: Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan1984: Tancy by Belinda Hurmence1083: The Tempering by Gloria Skurzynski1982: Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary1981: Little Little by M.E.Kerr1980:Arthur, For the Very First Time by Patricia MacLachlan1979: The Magic of the Glits by Carole S. Adler1978: And You Give Me A Pain, Elaine by Stella Pevsner1977: The Girl Who Had No Name by Bernice Tabe1976: One More Flight by Eve Bunting1975: The Garden is Doing Fine by Carol Farley1974: The Girl Who Cried Flowers by Jane Yolen1974: Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Green
1999: Space Station Science: Life in Free Fall by Marianne J. Dyson1998: Martha Graham: A Dancer's Life by Russell Freedman1997: Carmine's Story: A Book About A Boy Living With AIDS by Arlene Schulman1996: Small Steps by Peg Kehret1995: Abigal Adams by Natalie S. Bober1994: Kids At Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor by Russell Freedman1993: Eleanor Roosevelt by Russell Freedman1992: The Long Road to Gettysburg by Jim Murphy1991: The Wright Brothers by Russell Freedman1990: The Boy's War by Jim Murphy1989: Panama Canal: Gateway to the World by Judith St. George1988: Let There Be Light by James Cross Giblin1987: Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark by Rhoda Blumberg1986: Poverty in America by Milton Meltzer1985: Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun by Rhoda Blumberg 1984: Walls: Defenses Throughout Historyby James Cross Giblin1983:The Illustrated Dinosaur Dictionary by Helen Roney Sattler1982: Chimney Sweeps by James Cross Giblin1981: Blissymbolics by Elizabeth Helfman1980: The Lives of Spiders by Dororthy Hinshaw1979: Runaway Teens by Arnold Madison1978: How I Came to be a Writer by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor1977: Peeper, First Voice of Spring by Robert McClung
Picture Book (text)1999: A Band of Angels by Deborah Hopkinson1998: Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems by Kristine O'Connell George1997: The Paper Dragon by Marguerite W. Davol1996: Saving Sweetness by Diane Stanley
Illustrations1999: The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) by Amy Walrod1998: Snow by Uri Shulevitz1997: The Paper Dragon by Robert Sabuda1996: Market Day by Holly Berry1995: Fairy Wings by Dennis Nolan and Lauren Mills1994: Big Fat Hen by Keith Baker1993: By the Light of the Halloween Moon by Kevin Hawkes1992: Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco1991: Mamma, Do You Love Me? by Barbara Lavallee1990: Home Place by Jerry Pinkney1989: Tom Thumb by Richard Jesse Watson1988: Forest of Dreams by Susan Jeffers1987: The Devil & Mother Crump by Arnold Lobel1986: Alphabatics by Suse MacDonald1985: The Donkey's Dream by Barbara Helen Berger1984: Little Red Riding Hood by Don Wood1983: Little Red Riding Hood by Trina Schart Hyman1982: Giorgio's Village by Tomie dePaola