Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla Award

Given by WLA Children’s Book Award Committee

88 Works 68,389 Books 3,503 Reviews 4.1
Award Criteria Books to be considered for this award must be published in the calendar year preceding the presentation of the award. The award is given for a single publication, not for show more the body of an author/illustrator's work. The work must be written or illustrated by a person who was born in Wisconsin, or is currently living in Wisconsin, or who lived in Wisconsin for a significant length of time. The work must be notable and contribute to the world of children's literature. Only original works written or illustrated for children or young adults will be considered. Books that are traditional in origin will be eligible if they are the result of original research and if the retelling or interpretation is that of the author or illustrator. Textbooks will not be considered. show less
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Winner 31

Outstanding Books of the Year 57

WorkYear
Rhino & Dino in : lemonade! by Erin Kant Barnard2023
Meet Me Halfway by Anika Fajardo2023
The Star That Always Stays by Anna Rose Johnson2023
Something Beautiful by Lita Judge2023
A Friend for Ghost by Suzanne Kaufman2023
Inaugural Ballers: The True Story of the First US Women's Olympic Basketball Team by Andrew Maraniss2023
Torch by Lyn Miller-Lachmann2023
The Vermilion Emporium by Jamie Pacton2023
The Legend of Gravity: A Tall Basketball Tale by Charly Palmer2023
Lolo’s Light by Liz Garton Scanlon2023
Rhino & Dino in : juice! by Erin Kant Barnard2022
365 Days to Alaska by Cathy Carr2022
The Traveling Camera: Lewis Hine and the Fight to End Child Labor by Alexandra Hinrichs2022
The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea by Barbara Joosse2022
Meena Lost and Found (The Meena Zee Books) by Karla Manternach2022
Indestructible Object by Mary McCoy2022
American Betiya by Anuradha D. Rajurkar2022
Butterfly for a King: Saving Hawaiis Kamehameha Butterflies by Susan L. Roth2022
Dear Librarian by Lydia M. Sigwarth2022
We Want Snow: A Wintry Chant by Jamie A. Swenson2022
Alone in the Woods by Rebecca Behrens2021
Everything's Not Fine by Sarah Carlson2021
American Immigration: Our History, Our Stories by Kathleen Krull2021
Never Fear, Meena's Here! (The Meena Zee Books) by Karla Manternach2021
Doodleville by Chad Sell2021
Feast of Peas by Kashmira Sheth2021
Nina Soni, Sister Fixer by Kashmira Sheth2021
Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake2021
Outside In by Deborah Underwood2021
Robobaby by David Wiesner2021
VIRAL: The Fight Against AIDS in America by Ann Bausum2020
The Disaster Days by Rebecca Behrens2020
Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes by Pamela Cameron2020
Snail and Worm All Day: Three Stories About Two Friends by Tina Kügler2020
I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon by Miranda Paul2020
The Happy Book by Andy Rash2020
Birds of a Feather: Bowerbirds and Me by Susan L. Roth2020
Nina Soni, Former Best Friend by Kashmira Sheth2020
Reading Beauty by Deborah Underwood2020
Home in The Woods by Eliza Wheeler2020
The Button War: A Tale of the Great War by Avi2019
Lowriders Blast from the Past by Cathy Camper2019
Hooper by Geoff Herbach2019
Margot and Mateo Save the World by Darcy Miller2019
Capsized!: The Forgotten Story of the SS Eastland Disaster by Patricia Sutton2019
Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick2012
Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach2012
Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin, Jr.2012
Big Turtle by David McLimans2012
The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True by Gerald Morris2012
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker2012
The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families by Susan L. Roth2012
Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton2011
My Garden by Kevin Henkes2011
The Reinvention of Edison Thomas by Jacqueline Houtman2011
The Boys by Jeff Newman2011
Art & Max by David Wiesner2011

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