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2019 Award Winners and Honorees
Award Announcements / May 14, 2019

Congratulations to the 67th Jane Addams Children’s Book Awardees Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López, Jewell Parker Rhodes, Nicola Davies, Rebecca Cobb, Jessica Love, Veera Hiranandani, Wade Hudson, and Cheryl Willis Hudson. Download the press release in .pdf format here.

2018 Award Winners and Honorees
Award Announcements , Newsletter / April 30, 2018

Congratulations to the 66th Jane Addams Children’s Book Awardees Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët, Sara Holbrook, Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome, Laura Atkins, Stan Yogi, Yutaka Houlette, Renée Watson, and Linda Williams Jackson. Press Release Word and PDF. Video Announcement  

Announcing 2017 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winning and Honor Titles
Award Announcements , Newsletter / April 28, 2017

Announcement of the 2017 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners Congratulations to the 65th Jane Addams Children’s Book Awardees Deborah Hopkinson, Ron Husband, Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley, Susan E Goodman, E.B. Lewis, Caren B. Stelson, Russell Freedman, and Lauren Wolk. Press Release Word and PDF Video Announcement The Jane Addams Model Our antipoverty efforts tend to be systematized and bureaucratized, but Hull House was intensely personalistic. She sought to change the world by planting herself deeply in a particular neighborhood. She treated each person as a unique soul. Read More Sonic Spirituality: Louise Erdrich on Postcommodity’s Ceremonial Transformation of LRAD The effect of LRAD, Long Range Acoustic Device, on people is devastating. But in a moving act of cultural transformation, the art collective Postcommodity is using LRAD in a radically different manner. The innocuous-looking gray LRAD speakers are installed in Athens, Greece, and the more softly pitched acoustical beam is directed at the archeological site of Aristotle’s Lyceum. Here, LRAD is used to speak to the origins of western civilization, not in weaponized tones, but in the language of the human spirit. Postcommodity’s work is to heal that damage, to inflict, instead of pain and loss, complexity, meaning, and gorgeous…