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Children's Africana Book Awards, 1992-2018

Children's Africana Book Awards, 1992-2018

Resources for the titles recognized by this award since its inception in 1992 -- honoring outstanding books on Africa published or republished in the United States
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Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace
  • by Jen Cullerton Johnson and Sonia Lynn Sadler
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2011)
    CSK Book Awards (Winner, 2011)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 23
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    One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia
  • by Miranda Paul and Elizabeth Zunon
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Commended, 2016)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2016)
    SB&F Prize (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Solo
  • by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2018)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Red Pencil, The
  • by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Shane W. Evans
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    My Rows and Piles of Coins
  • by Tololwa M. Mollel and E.B. Lewis
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2000)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2000)
    CSK Book Awards (Honor, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Storyteller, The
  • by Evan Turk
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference
  • by Katie Smith Milway and Eugenie Fernandes
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Old African, The
  • by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Long Way Gone, A: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
  • by Ishmael Beah
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2008)
    Alex Awards (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Chanda's Secrets
  • by Allan Stratton
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2005)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Baby Goes to Market
  • by Atinuke and Angela Brooksbank
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Stones for My Father
  • by Trilby Kent
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad
  • by Monica Edinger and Robert Byrd
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Only a Pigeon
  • by Jane Kurtz, Chris Kurtz, and E.B. Lewis
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, The
  • by William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer, and Elizabeth Zunon
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2013)
    Outstanding Science Trade Book (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Why Leopard Has Spots: Dan Stories from Liberia
  • by Won-Ldy Paye, Margaret H. Lippert, and Ashley Bryan
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Circle Unbroken: The Story of a Basket and Its People
  • by Margot Theis Raven and E.B. Lewis
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    New King, The
  • by Doreen Rappaport and E.B. Lewis
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song
  • by Kathryn Erskine and Charly Palmer
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2018)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2018)
    CSK Book Awards (Winner, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Akata Warrior
  • by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2018)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees
  • by Franck Prévot and Aurelia Fronty
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Heaven Shop, The
  • by Deborah Ellis
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2005)
    Jane Addams Award (Honor, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Big Boy
  • by Tololwa M. Mollel and E.B. Lewis
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    I Lost My Tooth in Africa
  • by Penda Diakite and Baba Wagué Diakité
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2007)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Black Dove, White Raven
  • by Elizabeth Wein
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Chicken in the Kitchen
  • by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Middle Passage, The: White Ships/Black Cargo
  • by Tom Feelings
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Boundless Grace
  • by Mary Hoffman and Caroline Binch
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Bitter Side of Sweet, The
  • by Tara Sullivan
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Rise of the Golden Cobra
  • by Henry T. Aubin
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History
  • by Trevor R. Getz and Liz Clarke
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Beatrice's Goat
  • by Page McBrier and Lori Lohstoeter
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2002)
    Christopher Award (Winner, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Butter Man, The
  • by Elizabeth Alalou, Ali Alalou, and Julie Klear Essakalli
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2009)
    Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2009)
    Zolotow Award (Commended, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Desmond and the Very Mean Word
  • by Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams, and A.G. Ford
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    When Morning Comes
  • by Arushi Raina
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2018)
    Geoffrey Bilson Award (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Captive, The
  • by Joyce Hansen
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 1995)
    CSK Book Awards (Winner, 1995)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Out of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope
  • by Beverley Naidoo and Desmond Tutu
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2004)
    Jane Addams Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Africa Is Not a Country
  • by Margy Burns Knight, Anne Sibley O'Brien, and Mark Melnicove
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Babu's Song
  • by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen and Aaron Boyd
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Pharaoh's Boat
  • by David Weitzman
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2010)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Ostrich and Lark
  • by Marilyn Nelson
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus!
  • by Atinuke and Lauren Tobia
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Behold the Dreamers
  • by Imbolo Mbue
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Winner, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Wooden Camel, The
  • by Wanuri Kahiu and Manuela Adreani
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay, The: Life in Medieval Africa
  • by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack, Jr.
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 1995)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    No More Strangers Now: Young Voices from a New South Africa
  • by Tim McKee
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 1999)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 1999)
    Jane Addams Award (Honor, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Saba: Under the Hyena's Foot
  • by Jane Kurtz
  • Children's Africana Book Award (Honor, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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