Children's Book Award Resources

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13-14 CBA Nominees 13-14 CBA Activity Guide 
Nominee Bookmarks (pdf)
by R.J. Palacio
12-13 CBA Nominees 12-13 CBA Activity Guide* The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall 
by Mary Hahn Downing
11-12 CBA Nominees 11-12 CBA Activity Guide* 11 Birthdays 
by Wendy Mass
10-11 CBA Nominees 10-11 CBA Activity Guide  
All the Lovely Bad Ones 
by Mary Hahn Downing
09-10 CBA Nominees

09-10 CBA Activity Guide 

by Gordan Korman
08-09 CBA Nominees 08-09 CBA Activity Guide How to Steal a Dog 
by Barbara O'Connor
07-08 CBA Nominees 07-08 CBA Activity Guide The Old Willis Place 
by Mary Downing Hahn
06-07 CBA Nominees 06-07 CBA Activity Guide Up the Learning Tree 
by Marcia K. Vaughan
05-06 CBA Nominees 05-06 CBA Activity Guide Diary of a Worm 
by Doreen Cronin
04-05 CBA Nominees 04-05 CBA Activity Guide Mr. Lincoln’s Way 
by Patricia Polacco
03-04 CBA Nominees 03-04 CBA Activity Guide My Dog, My Hero 
by Betsy Byars
02-03 CBA Nominees 02-03 CBA Activity Guide Because of Winn Dixie 
by Kate DiCamillo
*Apologies for missing content.

Past Children’s Book Award Winners:

2015 Herlong, M. H. Buddy
2014 Palacio, R. J. Wonder
2013 Downing, Mary Hahn The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall
2012 Mass, Wendy 11 Birthdays
2011 Downing, Mary Hahn All the Lovely Bad Ones
2010 Korman, Gordon Swindle
2009 O'Connor, Barbara How to Steal a Dog
2008 Hahn, Mary Downing The Old Willis Place
2007 Vaughan, Marcia K. Up the Learning Tree
2006 Cronin, Doreen Diary of a Worm
2005 Polacco, Patricia Mr. Lincoln's Way
2004 Byars, Betsy My Dog, My Hero
2003 DiCamillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie
2002 Lester, Helen Hooway for Wodney Wat
2001 Polacco, Patricia Thank You, Mr. Falker
2000 Stanley, Diane Rumpelstiltskin’s Daughter
1999 Byars, Betsy Tornado
1998 Coles, Robert Story of Ruby Bridges
1997 Robinson, B. Best School Year Ever
1996 Cannon, Janell Stellaluna
1995 Souci, Robert Sukey and the Mermaid
1994 Spinelli, Jerry Fourth Grade Rats
1993 Cleary, Beverly Muggie Maggie
1992 Wallace, Bill Snot Stew
1991 Bunting, Eve Is Anybody There?
1990 Hurwitz, J Class Clown
1989 Wallace, Bill Ferret in the Bedroom, Lizards….
1988 Roberts, Willo D. Baby-Sitting is a Dangerous Job
1987 Byars, Betsy Cracker Jackson
1986 Smith, Robert War with Grandpa
1985 Coville, B Monster’s Ring
1984 Smith, Robert Jelly Belly
1983 Holland, B Prisoners at the Kitchen Table
1982 Showell, Ellen Ghosts of Tillie Jean Cassaway
1981 Howe, Deborah Bunnicula
1980 Bulla, Clyde Shoeshine Girl
1979 Leeuman, Jean V. Great Christmas Kidnapping Caper
1978 Blume, Judy Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
1977 Blume, Judy Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
1976 Rockwell, Thomas How to Eat Fried Worms

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