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We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song

The Ghosts of Laurelford by Margaret Meacham

Eat Your Science Homework

Fidel Castro


Funeral in the Bathroom

Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Fortunes Fool

The Day I Met the Nuts by Mary Rand Hess

Spoils by Tammar Stein

The Year Wolves Came

A Strong Right Arm

The Eye of the Whale

Up Close: Theodore Roosevelt

Books for Me by Sue Fliess

Four Things My Geeky-Jock-of-a-Best-friend Must Do In Europe

Aces Wild

Master Georges People


Frida and Diego: Art, Love, Life, Clarion, August 2014

Ground Hog Day

Punkinhead's Veggie Adventure

I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery by Cynthia Grady

Melonhead and the Vegalicious Disaster

Windston was Worried by Pamela Duncan Edwards

Journey Back

Big Bug by Henry Cole

Gopher to the Rescue: A Volcano Recovery Story by Terry Catasus Jennings

Theodore Roosevelt

Hasta Donde Me Amas (How Far to You Love Me)

To Fly

Bill Boy Wonder


Beauty and the Serpent

Magic Bed & Biscuit

Back to School, Picky Little Witch

Three Little Beavers

Small Footsteps in the Land of the Dragon: Growing Up in China by Barbara Brooks Wallace

The Leakeys

Parrots by Susan Roth

Duck and Cover


Stories of My Life

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words

Road to Tater Hill


The Canary in the Coal Mine by Madelyn Rosenberg

Iggy Loomis: A Hagfish Called Shirley by Jennifer Allison

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns by Hena Kahn

Zero Tolerance

Boys Camp: Nate's Story by Kitson Jazynka

Cemetery Street

Nelson Mandela

The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Firetruck by Laura Murray

Pirate Vs. Pirate

The Map of Me

Emily and Carlo

Perfect Game

Lions of Little Rock

Now I'll Tell You Everything

Isabell's Boyfriend

Never Say a Mean Word Again

Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale

Bugs and Bugsicles

Kangaroo to the Rescue by Moira Rose Donohue

Who Loves The Little Lamb?

The Silver Kiss

John Smith


The Children’s Book Guild of Washington DC proudly announces 2015 Nonfiction Award Winner STEVE SHEINKIN Join us for an Award Luncheon Saturday, April 25, 2015 12 pm to 3 pm Clyde’s Restaurant of Gallery Place 707 7th St NW, Washington 20001 Award and luncheon sponsored by KPMG. The Guild’s 38th annual Nonfiction Award celebrates a body of work that has 'contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.' Following the award ceremony, in his talk,'Confessions of a Textbook Writer,' Sheinkin will discuss how he came to write his much-celebrated books of history for children and young adults.

KPMG, the national audit, tax and advisory firm, is sponsoring the Guild's 2015 Nonfiction Award Luncheon. KPMG supports literacy in the D.C. area through a program called KFFL (KPMG Families for Literacy). We are thrilled to have KPMG as the corporate sponsor for our award event and appreciate its generous financial support.

Read more about Steve Sheinkin . . .

Nonfiction Award Press Release

Visit Steve Sheinkin's website

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Newbery Medal winner The Crossover by Kwame Alexander The Crossover by Kwame Alexander has won the 2015 John Newbery Medal.  The award is for the most outstanding contribution to Children's literature.  The book is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Crossover was also named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book for 2015.

Kwame Alexander with young fans

Kwame Alexander with young fans

Deborah D. TaylorDeborah Taylor has won the Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. The ALA announcement of the award notes, "Taylor’s career in public service began more than 40 years ago with the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, where she is currently coordinator of School and Student Services. Her career has been spent as mentor, educator and literacy advocate for young adults. As an inspiring young adult librarian, leader in national associations and university instructor, she has been distinctly effective in introducing young people and her professional colleagues to the outstanding work of African American authors."
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