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Award Winners

Alex Award  http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/alex-awards

Given to an adult book with appeal to ages 12-18.

Mildred L. Batchelder Award   http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/mildred-l-batchelder-award

Given to a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.

Pura Belpre' Award     http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/pura-belpré-award

Presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Margaret A. Edwards Award   http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/margaret-edwards-award

Honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, that have been popular over a period of time.

Rebecca Caudill Nominees 2017

Alexander, Kwame                    The Crossover     Grades 4-8    2014

Auxier, Jonathan                       The Night Gardener   Grades 6-8   2014

Bradley, Kimberly Brusker         The War that Saved My Life  Grades 5-8  2015

Draper, Sharon                          Stella by Starlight    Grades  4-7  2015

Hoffman, Alice                           Nightbird     Grades  5-8 2015

Holczer, Tracy                           The Secret Hum of a Daisy    2014  Grades 5-8

Holm, Jennifer L.                       The Fourteenth Goldfish   2014  Grades 4 -7

Holt, K.A.                                   Rhyme Schemer   2014  Grades 5 -8

Hopkinson, Deborah                 The Great Trouble   2013   Grades 5 - 8

Hunt, Lynda Mullally                  Fish in a Tree     2015   Grades 4 - 6

Johnston, E.K.                          The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim    2014  Grades 7-8

Korman, Gordon                       Masterminds     2014  Grades 4 - 7

Levine, Kristin                           The Paper Cowboy    2014   Grades 5-8

Lowery, Lynda Blackmon         Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting    Rights March 2015 Grades 4-8

Martin, Ann. M.                       Rain Reign      2014   Grades 4-7 

Ryan, Pam Muñoz                  Echo    2015    Grades 5-8 

Sheinkin, Steve                      The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights 2014 Grades 6-8

Stroud, Jonathan                     The Screaming Staircase  2013  Grade 5-8 

Tingle, Tim                              How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story  2013  Grades 5-8

Venkatraman, Padma             A Time to Dance   2014  Grades 6-8