When Sophie Gets Angry–Really, Really Angry… by Molly Bang. Honor Book for Younger Children, 2000
The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy. Honor Book Younger Children, 2001.
Illustrated by Henri Sorensen
Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. Winner Books for Younger Children, 2002.
Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull. Illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Winner Book for Younger Children, 2004.
Illustrated by Yuyi Morales
Henry and the Kite Dragon by Bruce Hall. Illustrations by William Low.
Illustrated by William Low
Hot Day on Abbott Avenue by Karen English. Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe.
Poems to Dream Together Poemas Para Sonar Juntos by Francisco X. Alarcon. Honor Book for Younger Children, 2006.
Illustrated by Paula Barragán
Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom by Tim Tingle. Honor Book for Younger Children, 2007.
Illustrated by Jeanne Rorex Bridges
You and Me and Home Sweet Home by George Ella Lyon and Stephanie Anderson, a Richard Jackson Book/Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.
Illustrated by Stephanie Anderson
Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride, by Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney, published by Disney-Jump at the Sun Books.
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney