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Book awards: Georgia Children's Book Award

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Skinny by Robert BurchGrades 4-8, 1968-1969
Ramona the Pest by Beverly ClearyGrades 4-8, 1969-1970
Queenie Peavy by Robert BurchGrades 4-8, 1970-1971
J.T. by Jane WagnerGrades 4-8, 1971-1972
Hey, what's wrong with this one? by Maia WojciechowskaGrades 4-8, 1972-1973
Doodle and the Go-Cart by Robert BurchGrades 4-8, 1973-1974
A Taste of Blackberries by Doris Buchanan SmithGrades 4-8, 1974-1975
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara RobinsonGrades 4-8, 1975-1976
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith ViorstPicturebook, 1976-1977
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy BlumeGrades 4-8, 1976-1977
The Sweet Touch by Lorna BalianPicturebook, 1977-1978
Freaky Friday by Mary RodgersGrades 4-8, 1977-1978
Big Bad Bruce by Bill PeetPicturebook, 1978-1979
The Pinballs by Betsy ByarsGrades 4-8, 1978-1979
Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry AllardPicturebook, 1979-1980
The Great Brain Does It Again by John D. FitzgeraldGrades 4-8, 1979-1980
The Tailypo: A Ghost Story (Clarion books) by Joanna C. GaldonePicturebook, 1980-1981
The Unicorn and the Lake by Marianna MayerPicturebook, 1985-1986
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine PatersonGrades 4-8, 1980-1981
Pinkerton, Behave! by Steven KelloggPicturebook, 1981-1982
Don't Hurt Laurie! by Willo Davis RobertsGrades 4-8, 1981-1982
Herbie's Troubles by Carol ChapmanPicturebook, 1982-1983
Superfudge by Judy BlumeGrades 4-8, 1982-1983
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi BarrettPicturebook, 1983-1984
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade by Barthe DeClementsGrades 4-8, 1983-1984
Doctor De Soto by William SteigPicturebook, 1984-1985
Skinnybones by Barbara ParkGrades 4-8, 1984-1985
The Secret Life of the Underwear Champ by Betty MilesGrades 4-8, 1985-1986
My Teacher Sleeps in School (Picture Puffins) by Leatie WeissPicturebook, 1986-1987
Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! by Stephen ManesGrades 4-8, 1986-1987
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe NumeroffPicturebook, 1987-1988
The ghosts in the attic (Republished as: Christina's ghost) by Betty Ren WrightGrades 4-8, 1987-1988
Max, the Bad-Talking Parrot by Patricia Brennan DemuthPicturebook, 1988-1989
The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel SmithGrades 4-8, 1988-1989
No Jumping on the Bed! by Tedd ArnoldPicturebook, 1989-1990
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis SacharGrades 4-8, 1989-1990
We're Back!: A Dinosaur's Story by Hudson TalbottPicturebook, 1990-1991
Hatchet by Gary PaulsenGrades 4-8, 1990-1991
Two Bad Ants by Chris Van AllsburgPicturebook, 1991-1992
All About Sam by Lois LowryGrades 4-8, 1991-1992
The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San SouciPicturebook, 1992-1993
The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing HahnGrades 4-8, 1992-1993
The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe MartinPicturebook, 1993-1994
Jennifer Murdley's Toad by Bruce CovilleGrades 4-8, 1993-1994
Hurricane City by Sarah WeeksPicturebook, 1994-1995
Mayfield Crossing by Vaunda Micheaux NelsonGrades 4-8, 1994-1995
Martha Speaks by Susan MeddaughPicturebook, 1995-1996
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing HahnGrades 4-8, 1995-1996
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon ScieszkaPicturebook, 1996-1997
Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara ParkGrades 4-8, 1996-1997
Dog Breath by Dav PilkeyPicturebook, 1997-1998
The Best School Year Ever by Barbara RobinsonGrades 4-8, 1997-1998
Leo the Magnificat by Ann M. MartinPicturebook, 1998-1999
Frindle by Andrew ClementsGrades 4-8, 1998-1999
No, David! by David ShannonPicturebook, 1999-2000
The Imp That Ate My Homework by Laurence YepGrades 4-8, 1999-2000
Verdi by Janell CannonPicturebook, 2000-2001
My Life as a Fifth-Grade Comedian by Elizabeth LevyGrades 4-8, 2000-2001
Bark, George by Jules FeifferPicturebook, 2001-2002
Danger In The Desert by T.S. FieldsGrades 4-8, 2001-2002
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty LovellPicturebook, 2003-2003
Power Of Un by Nancy EtchemendyGrades 4-8, 2002-2003
Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen LesterPicturebook, 2003-2004
Skeleton Man by Joseph BruchacGrades 4-8, 2003-2004
Stanley's Party by Linda BaileyPicturebook, 2004-2005
Loser by Jerry SpinelliGrades 4-8, 2004-2005
My Lucky Day by Keiko KaszaPicturebook, 2005-2006
Runt by Marion Dane BauerGrades 4-8, 2005-2006
Measle and the Wrathmonk by Ian OgilvyGrades 4-8, 2006-2007
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo WillemsPicturebook, 2007-2008
Superdog: The Heart of a Hero by Caralyn BuehnerPicturebook, 2007-2008
Flush by Carl HiaasenGrades 4-8, 2007-2008
Sweet Tooth by Margie PalatiniPicturebook, 2008-2009
The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanGrades 4-8, 2008-2009
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen BeaumontPicturebook, 2009-2010
Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing HahnGrades 4-8, 2009-2010
Aliens Are Coming!: The True Account Of The 1938 War Of The Worlds Radio Broadcast by Meghan McCarthyPicturebook, 2010-2010
The Gollywhopper Games by Jody FeldmanGrades 4-8, 2010-2011
I Need My Monster by Amanda NollPicturebook, 2011-2012
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsGrades 4-8, 2011-2012
When a Dragon Moves In by Jodi MoorePicturebook, 2012-2013
Hero by Mike LupicaGrades 4-8, 2012-2013
Sylvie by Jennifer SattlerPicturebook, 2013-2014
Wonder by R. J. PalacioGrades 4-8, 2013-2014
Ol' Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story by Patricia C. MckissackPicturebook, 2014-2015
The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul EvansGrades 4-8, 2014-2015

Award description

The Georgia Children's Book Award was established in 1968 by Sheldon Root, a Professor in the Department of Language Education at the University of Georgia to foster a love of reading, and to introduce children to books of literary excellence. (from the GCBA website)


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