Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature

Given by Women's National Book Association, Los Angeles Chapter

Other Names: Judy Lopez Memorial Award
152 Works 210,439 Books 9,883 Reviews 4.1
The Los Angeles chapter of the Women's National Book Association awards the Judy Lopez Memorial Award for excellence in children’s book writing annually. Judy Lopez was a founding member of the show more WNBA-LA and was a children’s bookseller. http://www.judylopezaward.org.h... show less
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Medalist 39

Maizy Chen's Last Chance by Lisa Yee2023
How to Find What You're Not Looking For by Veera Hiranandani2022
Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) by Daniel Nayeri2021
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds2020
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M. T. Anderson2019
Refugee by Alan Gratz2018
Pax by Sara Pennypacker2017
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2016
El Deafo by Cece Bell2015
The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt2014
Wonder by R. J. Palacio2013
Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby2012
Grounded by Kate Klise2011
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly2010
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson2009
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt2008
The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages2007
Harry Sue by Sue Stauffacher2006
The Schwa was Here by Neal Shusterman2005
The Way a Door Closes by Hope Anita Smith2004
The Red Rose Box by Brenda Woods2003
Shipwrecked!: The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy by Rhoda Blumberg2002
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan2001
The Gate in the Wall by Ellen Howard2000
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War by Anita Lobel1999
Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution by Ji-li Jiang1998
Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye1998
The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia DeFelice1997
Spying on Miss Muller by Eve Bunting1996
My Brother, My Sister, and I by Yoko Kawashima Watkins1995
The Boggart by Susan Cooper1994
Blue Skin of the Sea by Graham Salisbury1993
Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi1992
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi1991
The Winter Room by Gary Paulsen1990
The Trouble with Gramary by Betty Levin1989
M.E. and Morton by Sylvia Cassedy1988
Come a Stranger by Cynthia Voigt1987
Prairie Songs by Pam Conrad1986

Honor Book 113

The Door of No Return by Kwame Alexander2023
Tumble by Celia C. Pérez2023
Three Strike Summer by Skyler Schrempp2023
Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna by Alda P. Dobbs2022
Starfish by Lisa Fipps2022
Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca2022
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson2021
Sara and the Search for Normal by Wesley King2021
A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat2021
The Line Tender by Kate Allen2020
A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata2020
Stargazing by Jen Wang2020
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier2019
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani2019
The Wonderling by Mira Bartok2018
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser2018
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez2018
The Wild Robot (The Wild Robot, 1) by Peter Brown2017
What Elephants Know by Eric Dinerstein2017
Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm2017
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper2016
The Sign of the Cat by Lynne Jonell2016
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones2016
The Madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis2015
Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire2015
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin2015
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata2014
Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff2014
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake2014
A Diamond in the Desert by Kathryn Fitzmaurice2013
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin2013
Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus2013
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer2012
Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney2012
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin2012
The Haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee2011
The Clockwork Three by Matthew J. Kirby2011
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes2011
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia2011
The Girl Who Threw Butterflies by Mick Cochrane2010
The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had by Kristin Levine2010
Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry2010
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall2009
Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell2009
Savvy by Ingrid Law2009
Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate2008
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine2008
The Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale2008
Elephant Run by Roland Smith2008
The Road to Paris by Nikki Grimes2007
Gemini Summer by Iain Lawrence2007
A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama by Laura Amy Schlitz2007
Whales on Stilts! by M. T. Anderson2006
The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G. Birney2006
The Tequila Worm by Viola Canales2006
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko2005
Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin2005
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau2004
The Wolving Time by Patrick Jennings2004
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson2004
Sparks Fly Upward by Carol Matas2003
The Same Stuff as Stars by Katherine Paterson2003
Loser by Jerry Spinelli2003
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen2002
Any Small Goodness by Tony Johnston2002
Fair Weather by Richard Peck2002
Shakespeare's Scribe by Gary Blackwood2001
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo2001
Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan2001
Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges2000
Francie by Karen English2000
Dave at Night by Gail Carson Levine2000
The Secret Life of Amanda K. Woods by Ann Cameron1999
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos1999
Beyond the Mango Tree by Amy Bronwen Zemser1999
Sandry’s Book by Tamora Pierce1998
Treasures in the Dust by Tracey Porter1998
Tru Confessions (Apple Signature Edition) by Janet Tashjian1998
Frindle by Andrew Clements1997
When I Was Your Age, Volume One: Original Stories About Growing Up by Amy Ehrlich1997
Clara and the Hoodoo Man by Elizabeth Partridge1997
The King's Shadow by Elizabeth Alder1996
The Big Bazoohley by Peter Carey1996
Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life by Lee Bennett Hopkins1996
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright by Ron Koertge1995
Memoirs of a Bookbat by Kathryn Lasky1995
Seven Spiders Spinning by Gregory Maguire1995
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick1994
Timothy of the Cay by Theodore Taylor1994
Scooter by Vera B. Williams1994
Just Like Martin by Ossie Davis1993
Words of Stone by Kevin Henkes1993
Good-bye, Billy Radish by Gloria Skurzynski1993
The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen by Lloyd Alexander1992
Journey by Patricia MacLachlan1992
Tails of the Bronx by Jill Pinkwater1992
Weasel by Cynthia DeFelice1991
Cousins by Virginia Hamilton1991
Baseball in April and Other Stories by Gary Soto1991
Lucie Babbidge's House by Sylvia Cassedy1990
My Daniel by Pam Conrad1990
Bill Peet: An Autobiography by Bill Peet1990
The Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt by Patricia MacLachlan1989
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers1989
The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen1989
The Goats by Brock Cole1988
Rabble Starkey by Lois Lowry1988
On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer1987
After the Dancing Days by Margaret Rostkowski1987
So Far from the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawashima Watkins1987
The South African Quirt by Walter D. Edmonds1986
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan1986
A Blue-Eyed Daisy by Cynthia Rylant1986


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