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Book awards: Christopher Award

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Fatal Passage: The Story of John Rae, the Arctic Hero Time Forgot by Ken McGoogan
Such a Vision of the Street by Eileen Egan
There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America by Alex Kotlowitz
Karen by Marie Killilea1953
The Yankee Paul: Isaac Thomas Hecker by Vincent F HoldenBooks for Adults, 1958
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? by Milton MeltzerBooks for Young People, 1970
Escape from Nowhere by Jeannette EyerlyBooks for Young People, 1970
Tucker's Countryside by George SeldenBooks for Young People, 1970
The Changeling by Zilpha Keatley SnyderBooks for Young People, 1971
The Erie Canal by Peter SpierBooks for Young People, 1971
The Guardians by John ChristopherBooks for Young People, 1971
Sea and earth; the life of Rachel Carson by Philip SterlingBooks for Young People, 1971
Annie and the Old One by Miska MilesBooks for Young People, 1972
Eliot and His Age: T. S. Eliot’s Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century by Russell Kirk1972
Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas by Russell HobanBooks for Young People, 1972
The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley SnyderBooks for Young People, 1972
On the Day Peter Stuyvesant Sailed into Town by Arnold LobelBooks for Young People, 1972
Pocahontas and the Strangers by Clyde Robert BullaBooks for Young People, 1972
Something Beautiful for God by Malcolm Muggeridge1972
The Adventures of Obadiah (Picture Puffins) by Brinton TurkleBooks for Young People, 1973
The Book of Giant Stories by David L. HarrisonBooks for Young People, 1973
Dominic by William SteigBooks for Young People, 1973
Freaky Friday by Mary RodgersBooks for Young People, 1973
This Star Shall Abide by Sylvia EngdahlBooks for Young People, 1973
Gorilla Gorilla. by Carol FennerBooks for Young People, 1974
I'll Protect You from the Jungle Beasts by Martha AlexanderBooks for Young People, 1974
It's Raining Said John Twaining: Danish Nursery Rhymes (Aladdin Books) by N. M. BodeckerBooks for Young People, 1974
A Billion For Boris by Mary RodgersBooks for Young People, 1975
My Grandson Lew by Charlotte ZolotowBooks for Young People, 1975
Save the Mustangs! How a Federal Law Is Passed, by Anne WeissBooks for Young People, 1975
Walls: Resisting the Third Reich--One Woman's Story by Hiltgunt Zassenhaus1975
Anno's Alphabet by Mitsumasa AnnoBooks for Young People, 1976
Bert Breen's Barn by Walter D. EdmondsBooks for Young People, 1976
The Champion of Merrimack County by Roger Wolcott DruryBooks for Young People, 1976
Dear Bill, Remember Me by Norma MazerBooks for Young People, 1976
Frog and Toad All Year by Arnold LobelBooks for Young People, 1976
How the Witch Got Alf by Cora AnnettBooks for Young People, 1976
Hurry Hurry Mary Dear by N. M. BodeckerBooks for Young People, 1976
Pyramid by David MacaulayBooks for Young People, 1976
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie BabbittBooks for Young People, 1976
Willy Bear by Mildred KantrowitzBooks for Young People, 1977
Come to the edge by Julia CunninghamBooks for Young People, 1978
Noah's Ark by Peter SpierBooks for Young People, 1978
The Seeing Stick by Jane YolenBooks for Young People, 1978
Where's Your Head?: Psychology for Teenagers by Dale CarlsonBooks for Young People, 1978
Chester Chipmunk's Thanksgiving by Barbara WilliamsBooks for Young People, 1979
Gentlehands by M. E. KerrBooks for Young People, 1979
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine PatersonBooks for Young People, 1979
Panda Cake by Rosalie SeidlerBooks for Young People, 1979
A Twentieth Century Testimony by Malcolm Muggeridge1979
All Together Now by Sue Ellen BridgersBooks for Young People, 1980
Frederick's Alligator by Esther Allen PetersonBooks for Young People, 1980
What Happened in Hamelin by Gloria SkurzynskiBooks for Young People, 1980
All Times, All Peoples: A World History of Slavery by Milton MeltzerBooks for Young People, 1981
Encounter at Easton by AviBooks for Young People, 1981
People by Peter SpierBooks for Young People, 1981
Son for a Day by Corinne GersonBooks for Young People, 1981
A Gift of Mirrorvax by Malcolm Mac CloudBooks for Young People, 1982
The Islanders by John Rowe TownsendBooks for Young People, 1982
My Mom Travels a Lot by Caroline Feller BauerBooks for Young People, 1982
Drawing from Nature by Jim ArnoskyBooks for Young People, 1983
A Formal Feeling by Zibby OnealBooks for Young People, 1983
Homesick: My Own Story by Jean FritzBooks for Young People, 1983
We Can't Sleep by James StevensonBooks for Young People, 1983
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly ClearyBooks for Young People, 1984
The Nuclear Arms Race-Can We Survive It by Anne WeissBooks for Young People, 1984
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George SpeareBooks for Young People, 1984
How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R. FriedmanBooks for Young People, 1985
One-Eyed Cat by Paula FoxBooks for Young People, 1985
Picnic by Emily Arnold McCullyBooks for Young People, 1985
Secrets of a Small Brother by Richard J. MargolisBooks for Young People, 1985
Mt. Rushmore Story by Judith St. GeorgeBooks for Young People, 1986
The Patchwork Quilt by Valerie FlournoyBooks for Young People, 1986
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlanBooks for Young People, 1986
Underdog by Marilyn SachsBooks for Young People, 1986
CLASS DISMISSED II by Mel GlennBooks for Young People, 1987
Duncan & Dolores by Barbara SamuelsBooks for Young People, 1987
The Purple Coat (Reading Rainbow Books) by Amy HestBooks for Young People, 1987
The Gold Cadillac by Mildred D. TaylorBooks for Young People, 1988
Heckedy Peg by Audrey WoodBooks for Young People, 1988
Humphrey's Bear by Jan WahlBooks for Young People, 1988
Into a Strange Land: Unaccompanied Refugee Youth in America by Brent K. AshabrannerBooks for Young People, 1988
Family Farm by Thomas LockerBooks for Young People, 1989
The Good-bye Book by Judith ViorstBooks for Young People, 1989
Looking the tiger in the eye : confronting the nuclear threat by Carl B. FeldbaumBooks for Young People, 1989
Can the Whales Be Saved? by Philip WhitfieldBooks for Young People, 1990
Keeping a Christmas Secret by Phyllis Reynolds NaylorBooks for Young People, 1990
So Much to Tell You by John MarsdenBooks for Young People, 1990
William and Grandpa by Alice SchertleBooks for Young People, 1990
Mississippi Bridge by Mildred D. TaylorBooks for Young People, 1991
The Gold Coin by Alma Flor AdaBooks for Young People, 1992
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen SpinelliBooks for Young People, 1992
The Star Fisher by Laurence YepBooks for Young People, 1992
Stephen's Feast by Jean RichardsonBooks for Young People, 1992
Where Does God Live? Questions and Answers for Parents and Children by Rabbi Marc GellmanBooks for Young People, 1992
A Year in Saigon: How I Gave Up My Glitzy Job in Television to Have the Time of My Life Teaching Amerasian Kids in Vietnam by Katie KellyBooks for Adults, 1992
Letters from Rifka by Karen HesseBooks for Young People, 1993
Mississippi Challenge by Mildred Pitts WalterBooks for Young People, 1993
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus PfisterBooks for Young People, 1993
Rosie & the Yellow Ribbon by Paula DepaoloBooks for Young People, 1993
Anne Frank: Beyond the Diary - A Photographic Remembrance by Ruud van der RolBooks for Young People, 1994
It's Our World, Too!: Young People Who Are Making a Difference: How They Do It - How You Can, Too! by Phillip M. HooseBooks for Young People, 1994
I'll See You When the Moon Is Full by Susi Gregg FowlerBooks for Young People, 1995
The Ledgerbook of Thomas Blue Eagle by Gay MatthaeiBooks for Young People, 1995
Prize in the Snow by Bill EasterlingBooks for Young People, 1995
Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life by Lee Bennett HopkinsBooks for Young People, 1996
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan WojciechowskiBooks for Young People, 1996
Mother Jones: One Woman's Fight for Labor by Betsy Harvey KraftBooks for Young People, 1996
Parallel Journeys by Eleanor H. AyerBooks for Young People, 1996
Frindle by Andrew ClementsBooks for Young People, 1997
Glennis, Before and After by Patricia CalvertBooks for Young People, 1997
Irrepressible Spirit by Susan KuklinBooks for Young People, 1997
The Log Cabin Quilt by Ellen HowardBooks for Young People, 1997
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman by Alan SchroederBooks for Young People, 1997
The Gardener by Sarah StewartBooks for Young People, 1998
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing up in the Holocaust by Livia Bitton-JacksonBooks for Young People, 1998
Milo and the Magical Stones by Marcus PfisterBooks for Young People, 1998
The Silver Balloon by Susan BonnersBooks for Young People, 1998
When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy HestBooks for Young People, 1998
The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels by Thomas Cahill1999
Mary on Horseback by Rosemary WellsBooks for Young People, 1999
Raising Dragons by Jerdine NolenBooks for Young People, 1999
Shipwreck Season by Donna HillBooks for Young People, 1999
The Summer My Father Was Ten by Pat BrissonBooks for Young People, 1999
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel2000
Good Luck, Mrs. K.! by Louise BordenBooks for Young People, 2000
Grandad's Prayers of the Earth by Douglas WoodBooks for Young People, 2000
I Love You, Blue Kangaroo! by Emma Chichester ClarkBooks for Young People, 2000
Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy by Sonya SonesBooks for Young People, 2000
A Symphony of Whales by Steve SchuchBooks for Young People, 2000
Hope Was Here by Joan BauerBooks for Young People, 2001
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane YolenBooks for Young People, 2001
The Mousery by Charlotte PomerantzBooks for Young People, 2001
The Wanderer by Sharon CreechBooks for Young People, 2001
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra DeedyBooks for Young People, 2001
Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrierBooks for Young People, 2002
Kiss Good Night, Sam by Amy HestBooks for Young People, 2002
Love That Dog by Sharon CreechBooks for Young People, 2002
Soldier X by Don L. WulffsonBooks for Young People, 2002
Uncle Daddy by Ralph FletcherBooks for Young People, 2002
Witness by Karen HesseBooks for Young People, 2002
The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim Defede2003
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark TeagueBooks for Young People, 2003
Left for Dead: A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis by Pete NelsonBooks for Young People, 2003
Mole and the Baby Bird by Marjorie NewmanBooks for Young People, 2003
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly GiffBooks for Young People, 2003
The Ugly Princess and the Wise Fool by Margaret GrayBooks for Young People, 2003
The Dot by Peter H. ReynoldsBooks for Young People, 2004
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen KrullBooks for Young People, 2004
Iqbal by Francesco D'AdamoBooks for Young People, 2004
The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage by Paul ElieBooks for Adults, 2004
Little Bear's Little Boat by Eve BuntingBooks for Young People, 2004
The Silent Boy by Lois LowryBooks for Young People, 2004
The Hungry Coat: A Tale from Turkey by DemiBooks for Young People, 2005
Mao's Last Dancer by Cunxin LiBooks for Adults, 2005
Never, Ever Shout in a Zoo by Karma WilsonBooks for Young People, 2005
Shredderman: Secret Identity by Wendelin Van DraanenBooks for Young People, 2005
The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts by Richard PeckBooks for Young People, 2005
Thura's Diary: My Life in Wartime Iraq by Thura al-WindawiBooks for Young People, 2005
Am I a Color Too? by Heidi ColeBooks for Young People, 2006
I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote by Linda Arms WhiteBooks for Young People, 2006
Friendship According to Humphrey by Betty G. BirneyBooks for Young People, 2006
Game Day by Tiki BarberBooks for Young People, 2006
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls2006
Hitch by Jeanette IngoldBooks for Young People, 2006
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan by Benjamin AjakBooks for Adults, 2006
Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine PatersonBooks for Young People, 2007
Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother by Sonia NazarioBooks for Adults, 2007
Hero Cat by Eileen SpinelliBooks for Young People, 2007
How We Are Smart by W. Nikola-LisaBooks for Young People, 2007
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan2007
Listen! by Stephanie S. TolanBooks for Young People, 2007
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamilloBooks for Young People, 2007
My Life with the Saints by James Martin2007
The Kite Runner [2007 film] by Marc ForsterFeature Film, 2008
A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including their own Narratives of Emancipation by David W. BlightBooks for Adults, 2008
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives by Jim SheelerBooks for Adults, 2009
The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve LopezBooks for Adults, 2009
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion by Mo WillemsPreschool, 2011
Lafayette and the American Revolution by Russell FreedmanAges 10-12, 2011
Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Robert Barron2012
Wonder by R. J. PalacioBooks for Young People, 2013

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"First presented in 1949, the Christopher Awards acknowledge that the role of the media is unique and its influence far-reaching. The Awards were established in accord with the principles of The Christophers to salute media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.” The Awards are noncompetitive and their goal is to encourage men, women and children to pursue excellence in creative arenas that have the potential to influence a mass audience positively. " http://www.christophers.org/page.aspx...


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