2014 First Prize 2014 Honor Awards

My Blue is Happy
Jessica Young
Author of
My Blue is Happy
© 2013 Candlewick Press

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Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me
Daniel Beaty
Author of
Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me
© 2013 Little, Brown

Ike's Incredible Ink
Brianne Farley
Author and Illustrator of
Ike's Incredible Ink
© 2013 Candlewick Press

The Tree Lady
H. Joseph Hopkins
Author of
The Tree Lady
© 2013 Beach Lane Books


2013 First Prize 2013 Honor Award

Insomniacs
Karina Wolf and
Ben & Sean Hilts
Author and Illustrators of
The Insomniacs
© 2012 Penguin Putnam

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Harlem's Little Blackbird
Christian Robinson
Illustrator of
Harlem's Little Blackbird
© 2012 Random House Books
for Young Readers

2012 First Prize

Christopher Silas Neal
Illustrator of
Over and Under the Snow
© 2011 Chronicle Books

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2012 Honor Awards

Annika Dunklee
Author of
My Name Is Elizabeth!
© 2011 Kids Can Press


Amy Martin
Author/Illustrator of
Symphony City
© 2011 McSweeney's McMullens


2011 First Prize
Little Owl Lost
Chris Haughton
Author and illustrator of
Little Owl Lost
© 2010 Candlewick Press

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2011 Honor Award
Doug-Dennis
Darren Farrell
Author and illustrator of
Doug-Dennis and the Flyaway Fib
© 2010 Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group, used with permission


2010 First Prize

Lincoln Agnew

Illustrator of
Harry and Horsie
Written by Katie Van Camp
© 2009 Balzer + Bray, HarperCollins

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2010 Honor Award

Denise Doyen

Author of
Once Upon a Twice
Illustrated by Barry Moser
© 2009
Random House Books for
Young Readers

2009 First Prize

Jim Averbeck
Author of
In a Blue Room
Illustrated by Tricia Tusa
© 2008 Harcourt Children's Books

2009 Honor Award

Tao Nyeu
Author and illustrator of
Wonder Bear
© 2008 Dial Books for Young Readers

2008 First Prize

Tae-Eun Yoo
Author and Illustrator of
The Little Red Fish
© 2007 Dial Books
2008 Honor Award

Kevin Sherry
Author and Illustrator of
I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean
© 2007 Dial Books

2007 First Prize

Antoinette Portis
Author and Illustrator of
Not a Box
© 2006 HarperCollins

2007 Honor Award

Luke LaMarca
Illustrator of
The Curious Demise of a Contrary Cat
© 2006 Simon & Schuster Books for
Young Readers

2006 First Prize

Ginnie Lo and Beth Lo

Author and Illustrator of
Mahjong All Day Long
© 2005 Walker Books for Young
Readers


2006 Honor Award

Rob Scotton
Author of
Russell the Sheep
© 2005 HarperCollins

2005 First Prize

Stephanie Anderson
Illustrator of
Weaving the Rainbow
© 2004 Atheneum

2005 Honor Awards

Jeanette Canyon
Illustrator of
Over in the Ocean
© 2004 Dawn Publications



Dan Santat
Author and Illustrator of
The Guild of Geniuses
© 2004 Arthur A. Levine

2004 First Prize

Amy Timberlake and
Adam Rex

Author and Illustrator of
The Dirty Cowboy
© 2003 Farrar, Straus & Giroux

2004 Honor Awards

Rob Gonsalves
Illustrator of
Imagine a Night
© 20043 Atheneum



Jamel Akib
Illustrator of
Monsoon
© 2003 Farrar Straus & Giroux


Shelly Fowles
Illustrator of
The Bachelor and the Bean
© 2003 Farrar Straus & Giroux


2003 First Prize

Holly Swain
Illustrator of
Alberto the Dancing Alligator
© 2002 Candlewick
2003 Honor Award

Janet Lawson
Author and Illustrator of
Audrey and Barbara
© 2002 Atheneum

2002 First Prize

Chinlun Lee
Author and Illustrator of
The Very Kind Rich Lady
and Her One Hundred Dogs
© 2001 Candlewick

2002 Honor Awards

Heather Solomon
Illustrator of
Clever Beatrice
© 2001 Atheneum


Kenneth Cole and John Ruebartsch
Author and Photographer of
No Bad News
© 2001 Albert Whitman


Kate Hovey
Author of
Arachne Speaks
© 2001 McElderry


2001 First Prize

Bryan Collier
Author and Illustrator of
Uptown
© 2000 Henry Holt

2001 Honor Awards

Laura Huliska-Beith
Author and Illustrator of
The Book of Bad Ideas
© 2000 Little Brown


Ian Falconer
Author and Illustrator of
Olivia
© 2000 Atheneum


2000 First Prize

Jerome Lagarrigue
Illustrator of
My Man Blue
© 1999 Dial

2000 Honor Awards

Jonathan Frost
Author and Illustrator of
Gowanus Dogs
© 1999 Farrar, Straus and Giroux


Warren Linn
Illustrator of
Happy Birthday Frankie
© 1999 Lee and Low


Leslie Jean-Bart
Illustrator of
Strong to the Hoop
© 1999 Lee and Low


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