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Book awards: Sydney Taylor Book Award

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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia by Esther Hautzig1968
Our Eddie by Sulamith Ish-Kishor1969
The Year by Suzanne Lange1970
Uncle Misha's Partisans by Yuri Suhl1973
Waiting for Mama by Marietta Moskin1975
Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer1976
Exit from Home by Anita Heyman1977
The Devil in Vienna by Doris Orgel1978
Ike and Mama and the Block Wedding by Carol Snyder1979
A Russian farewell by Leonard Everett Fisher1980
The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky1981
Yussel's Prayer: A Yom Kippur Story by Barbara Cohen1981
Call Me Ruth by Marilyn Sachs1982
The Castle on Hester Street by Linda Heller2008, 1982
Bubby, Me and Memories by Barbara Pomerantz1983
In the Mouth of the Wolf by Rose Zar1983
The Island on Bird Street by Uri Orlev1984
Mrs. Moskowitz and the Sabbath Candlesticks by Amy Schwartz1984
Brothers: A Hebrew Legend by Florence B. Freedman1985
Ike and Mama and the Seven Surprises by Carol Snyder1985
Beyond the High White Wall by Nancy Pitt1986
Joseph Who Loved the Sabbath (Picture Puffins) by Marilyn Hirsh1986
The Number on My Grandfather's Arm by David A. Adler1987
The Return by Sonia Levitin1987
The Ark by Arthur Geisert1988
Beni's First Chanukah by Jane Breskin Zalben1988
David and Max by Gary Provost1988
The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen1988
From Head to Toe: A Book About You by Yaffa Ganz1988
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco1988
Out of Many Waters by Jacqueline Greene1988
Rescue: The Story of How Gentiles Saved Jews in the Holocaust by Milton Meltzer1988
Berchick by Esther Silverstein Blanc1989
Grandma's Soup (Life Cycle) by Nancy Karkowsky1989
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric A. Kimmel1989
Lisa by Carol Matas1989
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry1989
The Old Synagogue (Edward E. Elson Classic) by Richard Rosenblum1989
Pink Slippers, Bat Mitzvah Blues by Ferida Wolff1989
Silver Days by Sonia Levitin1989
The Cat Who Escaped from Steerage by Evelyn Wilde Mayerson1990
The Chanukkah Guest by Eric A. Kimmel1990
Judah Who Always Said "No!": A Hanukkah Story by Harriet K. Feder1990
My Grandmother's Stories: A Collection of Jewish Folk Tales by Adèle Geras1990
Shadow of the Wall by Christa Laird1990
The World's Birthday: A Rosh Hashanah Story by Barbara Diamond Goldin1990
Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale by Barbara Diamond Goldin1991
Daddy's chair by Sandy Lanton1991
The Diamond Tree: Jewish Tales from Around the World by Howard Schwartz1991
Jeremy's Dreidel by Ellie Gellman1992
Journey to the Golden Land by Richard Rosenblum1992
Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse1992
Riches by Esther Rudomin Hautzig1992
Sabbath Lion: A Jewish Folktale from Algeria by Howard Schwartz1992
Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman1992
The Spotted Pony: A Collection of Hanukkah Stories by Eric A. Kimmel1992
Tunes for Bears to Dance To by Robert Cormier1992
A Candle for Grandpa: A Guide to the Jewish Funeral for Children and Parents by David Techner1993
Neve Shalom Wahat Al-Salam: Oasis of Peace by Laurie Dolphin1993
Raoul Wallenberg: The Man Who Stopped Death by Sharon Linnéa1993
Sworn Enemies by Carol Matas1993
The Uninvited Guest and Other Jewish Holiday Tales: And Other Jewish Holiday Tales by Nina Jaffe1993
The Always Prayer Shawl by Sheldon Oberman1994
Day of Delight: A Jewish Sabbath in Ethiopia by Maxine Rose Schur1994
One Foot Ashore by Jacqueline Dembar Greene1994
The Shadow Children by Steven Schnur1994
The Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought Hate by Janice Cohn1995
Dancing on the Bridge of Avignon by Ida Vos1995
Drummers of Jericho by Carolyn Meyer1995
Star of Fear, Star of Hope by Jo Hoestlandt1995
Dybbuk: A Story Made in Heaven by Francine Prose1996
Esther's Story by Diane Wolkstein1996
Shalom, haver = Goodbye, friend by Barbara Sofer1996
When I Left My Village by Maxine Rose Schur1996
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing up in the Holocaust by Livia Bitton-Jackson1997
The Mysterious Visitor: Stories of the Prophet Elijah by Nina Jaffe1997
When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest1997
When Zaydeh Danced on Eldridge Street by Elsa Okon Rael1997
The Magic of Kol Nidre : A Story for Yom Kippur by Bruce H. Siegel1998
Nine Spoons: A Chanukah Story by Marci Stillerman1998
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War by Anita Lobel1998
On The Wings Of Eagles:Ethiopi by Jeffrey Schrier1998
Queen Esther Saves Her People by Rita Golden Gelman1998
The Singing Mountain by Sonia Levitin1998
Stones in Water by Donna Jo Napoli1998
The Treasure in the Tiny Blue Tin (Chaparral Books) by Dede Ducharme1998
You Never Know: A Legend of the Lamed-vavniks by Francine Prose1998
Baby's Bris by Susan Wilkowski1999
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback1999
Journeys with Elijah: Eight Tales of the Prophet by Barbara Diamond Goldin1999
Noah And The Great Flood by Mordicai Gerstein1999
The Peddler's Gift by Maxine Rose Schur1999
Speed of Light by Sybil Rosen1999
When the Beginning Began: Stories about God, the Creatures, and Us by Julius Lester1999
When the Soldiers Were Gone by Vera W. Propp1999
Fireflies in the Dark: The Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin by Susan Goldman Rubin2000
Gershon's Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year by Eric A. Kimmel2000
The Key is Lost by Ida Vos2000
Love You, Soldier by Amy Hest2000
The Market Wedding by Cary Fagan2000
The Wisdom Bird: A Tale of Solomon and Sheba by Sheldon Oberman2000
Rivka's First Thanksgiving by Elsa Okon Rael2001
Sigmund Freud: Pioneer of the Mind by Catherine Reef2001
Chicken Soup By Heart by Esther Hershenhorn2002
Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine2002
Noah’s Ark by Jerry Pinkney2002
One Candle by Eve Bunting2002
Pearl's Passover: A Family Celebration through Stories, Recipes, Crafts, and Songs by Jane Breskin Zalben2002
A Picture of Grandmother by Esther Hautzig2002
Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel: A Book About the Five Senses (Sammy Spider Set) by Sylvia A. Rouss2002
Smoke and Ashes: The Story of the Holocaust by Barbara Rogasky2002
Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide by Marian Broida2003
Bagels from Benny by Aubrey Davis2003
Birdland by Tracy Mack2003
Chanukah on the Prairie by Burt E. Schuman2003
The Moses Basket by Jenny Koralek2003
Tough Questions Jews Ask: A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life by Edward Feinstein2003
When the Chickens Went on Strike by Erica Silverman2003
Who Was the Woman Who Wore the Hat? by Nancy Patz2003
Bobbie Rosenfeld: The Olympian Who Could Do Everything by Anne Dublin2004
The Cats in Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse2004
Daniel Half-Human by David Chotjewitz2004
Daniel in the Lions' Den by Jean Marzollo2004
My Guardian Angel by Sylvie Weil2004
Real Time by Pnina Moed Kass2004
Wonders and Miracles: A Passover Companion by Eric A. Kimmel2004
Confessions of a Closet Catholic by Sarah Darer Littman2006
The Journey That Saved Curious George : The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey by Louise Borden2006
Kibitzers and Fools by Simms Taback2006
The King of Mulberry Street by Donna Jo Napoli2006
Memories of Survival by Esther Nisenthal Krinitz2006
Prince William, Maximilian Minsky, and Me by Holly-Jane Rahlens2006
Ruth and Naomi by Jean Marzollo2006
Shlemiel Crooks by Anna Olswanger2006
Sholom's Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer by Erica Silverman2006
The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela: Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century by Uri Shulevitz2006
I Am Marc Chagall by Bimba Landmann2007
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak2007
A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life by Dana Reinhardt2007
Hanukkah at Valley Forge by Stephen Krensky2007
Incantation by Alice Hoffman2007
Julia's Kitchen by Brenda A. Ferber2007
The night of the burning : Devorah's story by Linda Press Wulf2007
Rebecca's Journey Home by Brynn Olenberg Sugarman2007
Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost by Ann Redisch Stampler2007
Solomon And the Ant: And Other Jewish Folktales by Sheldon Oberman2007
Vive La Paris by Esme Raji Codell2007
The White Ram: A Story of Abraham and Isaac by Mordicai Gerstein2007
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy2007
The Bedtime Sh'ma by Sarah Gershman2008
The Entertainer and the Dybbuk by Sid Fleischman2008
Holocaust by Angela Gluck Wood2008
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Mirjam Pressler2008
Letter on the Wind: A Chanukah Tale by Sarah Marwil Lamstein2008
Light by Jane Breskin Zalben2008
The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story by Peter Lane Taylor2008
Strange Relations by Sonia Levitin2008
As Good as Anybody by Richard Michelson2009
A Bottle in the Gaza Sea by Valérie Zenatti2009
Brooklyn Bridge by Karen Hesse2009
The Importance of Wings by Robin Friedman2010
New Year at the Pier: A Rosh Hashanah Story by April Halprin Wayland2010
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba by Margarita Engle2010
Gathering Sparks by Howard Schwartz2011
How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch2011
The Things a Brother Knows by Dana Reinhardt2011
The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow2012
Chanukah Lights by Michael J. Rosen2012
Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein (Junior Library Guild Selection (Charlesbridge Hardcover)) by Susan Goldman Rubin2012
Hannah's Way by Linda Glaser2013
His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg by Louise W. Borden2013
Intentions by Deborah Heiligman2013
The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco2014
The Longest Night: A Passover Story by Laurel Snyder2014
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb2014
Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust by Loïc Dauvillier2015
My Grandfather's Coat by Jim Aylesworth2015
Storm by Donna Jo Napoli2015
Adam and Thomas by Aharon Appelfeld2016
The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz2016
Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed by Lesléa Newman2016
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel SavitTeen Readers, 2017
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie LevyYounger Readers, 2017
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam GidwitzOlder Readers, 2017
All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah by Emily JenkinsYounger Readers, 2019
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan AuxierOlder Readers, 2019
What the Night Sings by Vesper StamperTeen Readers, 2019

Award description

The Sydney Taylor Book Award recognizes the best in Jewish children's literature. Medals are awarded annually for outstanding books that authentically portray the Jewish experience. The award was established in 1968. It is named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind Family series.

2006 Awards are actually 2005-6, as the awards changed their dating system.

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