Book AwardsIrma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature

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Works (100)

Mouse Tales by Arnold Lobel1973
Bear Mouse by Berniece Freschet1974
Harlequin and the Gift of Many Colors by Remy Charlip1974
She Come Bringing Me That Little Baby Girl by Eloise Greenfield1975
The Maggie B. by Irene Haas1976
Morris' Disappearing Bag by Rosemary Wells1976
The Easter Egg Artists by Adrienne Adams1977
Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like by Jay Williams1977
The Mysterious Tadpole by Steven Kellogg1978
Felix in the attic by Larry Bograd1979
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg1980
Gorky Rises by William Steig1981
The Stories Julian Tells by Ann Cameron1982
Mustard by Charlotte Graeber1983
No One Is Going to Nashville by Mavis Jukes1984
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg1985
Chloe and Maude by Sandra Boynton1986
Doctor Change by Joanna Cole1987
Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood1988
The Porcupine Mouse by Bonnie Pryor1989
The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San Souci1990
Charlie Anderson by Barbara Abercrombie1991
The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton1992
The King's Equal by Katherine Paterson1993
Three Sacks of Truth: A Story from France by Eric A. Kimmel1994
Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco1995
Wicked Jack by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge1996
Jojofu by Michael Waite1997
Akiak: A Tale From the Iditarod by Robert J. Blake1998
Raising Dragons by Jerdine Nolen1999
Zak's Lunch by Margie Palatini1999
A Dog Like Jack by Dyanne Disalvo-ryan2000
Tasty Baby Belly Buttons by Judy Sierra2000
Basho and the Fox by Tim J. MyersHonor Book, 2001
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen CroninHonor Book, 2001
mammalabilia by Douglas FlorianHonor Book, 2001
The Raft by Jim LaMarcheWinner, 2001
And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon by Janet StevensHonor Book, 2002
A Fine, Fine School by Sharon CreechHonor Book, 2002
Milo's Hat Trick by Jon AgeeHonor Book, 2002
The Three Pigs by David WiesnerWinner, 2002
Bubba and Beau, Best Friends by Kathi AppeltWinner, 2003
Epossumondas by Coleen SalleyHonor Book, 2003
I Stink! by Kate McMullanHonor Book, 2003
The Dot by Peter H. ReynoldsHonor Book, 2004
How I Became a Pirate by Melinda LongWinner, 2004
The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman by Darcy PattisonHonor Book, 2004
Tanuki's Gift by Tim J. MyersHonor Book, 2004
The Firekeeper's Son by Linda Sue ParkHonor Book, 2005
Henry and the Kite Dragon by Bruce Edward HallHonor Book, 2005
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo WillemsWinner, 2005
Wild About Books by Judy SierraHonor Book, 2005
Precious and the Boo Hag by Patricia C. MckissackHonor Books, 2006
Sammy: The Classroom Guinea Pig by Alix BerenzyWinner, 2006
Terrific by Jon AgeeHonor Books, 2006
Willa and the Wind by Janice M. Del NegroHonor Book, 2006
Duck & Goose by Tad HillsHonor Books, 2007
Library Lion by Michelle KnudsenHonor Books, 2007
Once I Ate a Pie by Patricia MacLachlanWinner, 2007
Roasted Peanuts by Tim EganHonor Books, 2007
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County by Janice N. HarringtonHonor Books, 2008
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale by Carmen Agra DeedyHonor Books, 2008
Spiders by Nic BishopHonor Books, 2008
The Wicked Big Toddlah by Kevin HawkesWinner, 2008
Frogs by Nic BishopHonor Book, 2009
The Ghost Catcher: A Bengali Folktale by Martha HamiltonHonor Book, 2009
Mail Harry to the Moon by Robie H. HarrisWinner, 2009
What To Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy! by Barbara KerleyHonor Book, 2009
Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem by Mac BarnettHonor Book, 2010
A Penguin Story by Antoinette PortisHonor Book, 2010
Robot Zot! by Jon ScieszkaWinner, 2010
Sergio Saves the Game by Edel RodriguezHonor Book, 2010
Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter BrownHonor Book, 2011
Dust Devil by Anne IsaacsHonor Book, 2011
How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad HillsWinner, 2011
A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian BlackHonor Book, 2011
All the Way to America: The Story of a Big Italian Family and a Little Shovel by Dan YaccarinoHonor Book, 2012
I Want My Hat Back by Jon KlassenHonor Book, 2012
What Animals Really Like by Fiona RobinsonWinner, 2012
You Will Be My Friend! by Peter BrownHonor Book, 2012
Big Mean Mike by Michelle KnudsenWinner, 2013
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo WillemsHonor Book, 2013
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo WillemsHonor Book, 2013
This Is Not My Hat by Jon KlassenHonor Book, 2013
Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad? by Julie MiddletonHonor Book, 2014
Chick-o-Saurus Rex by Lenore JenneweinHonor Book, 2014
The King of Little Things by Bil LeppHonor Book, 2014
That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo WillemsWinner, 2014
Blizzard by John RoccoHonor Book, 2015
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne CoxHonor Book, 2015
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac BarnettWinner, 2015
Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris HaughtonHonor Book, 2015
It's Only Stanley by Jon AgeeWinner, 2016
Ragweed's Farm Dog Handbook by Anne Vittur KennedyHonor Book, 2016
Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael HallHonor Book, 2016
You Can Do It, Bert! by Ole KönneckeHonor Book, 2016
The Night Gardener by Terry Fan Winner, 2017
A Hungry Lion, or, A Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Lucy Ruth CumminsFinalist, 2017
Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. SmithFinalist, 2017
Quackers by Liz WongFinalist, 2017