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Announcing The Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards 2018 Honored Titles #JACBA Newsletter

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. Read More NPR POETRY MONTH: ANDREA DAVIS PINKNEY NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with children’s book author and poet Andrea Davis Pinkney about her picks from […]

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2018 Award Winners And Honorees

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. Video Announcement Malala’s Magic Pencil, written by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoët, and published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers is the Winner in […]

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Speaking Truth, Beautifully, To Shattered Young People With Poetry #JACBA Newsletter

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT April 30th: Video announcement and press release made publicWatch this space for a special announcement regarding the announcement of this year’s Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners and Honorees! Speaking Truth, Beautifully, to Shattered Young People Naomi Shihab Nye reminds our “obsessively tuned in” culture of the magic, power and necessity of “quiet […]

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Jane Addams Peace Association Ensuring the future of peace education for children – Sponsor of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award FLEXIBLE HOURS & LOCATION HEALTHCARE BENEFITS SEND RESUME/CV: info@janeaddamspeace.org […]

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Jonah Winter Discusses The Difficulties – And Necessities – Of Introducing Picture Book Readers To Tough Topics #JACBA Newsletter

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT April 30th: Video announcement and press release made publicWatch this space for a special announcement regarding the announcement of this year’s Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners and Honorees! Books and Authors Acclaimed author Jonah Winter discusses the difficulties-and necessities-of introducing picture-book readers to tough topics. Read More Lillian’s Right to Vote: A […]

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Jane Addams Award Winning Author Jacqueline Woodson World’s Largest Prize For Children’s Literature #JACBA Newsletter

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT April 30th: Video announcement and press release made publicWatch this space for a special announcement regarding the announcement of this year’s Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners and Honorees! Jacqueline Woodson wins the world’s largest prize for children’s literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for […]

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Honoring The Life of Prolific Youth Nonfiction Writer Russell Freedman #JACBA Newsletter

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT April 30th: Video announcement and press release made publicWatch this space for a special announcement regarding the announcement of this year’s Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Winners and Honorees! Celebrate The Life of Prolific Youth Nonfiction Writer Russell Freedman With His Books The youth literature world lost a giant last week. Russell Freedman, […]

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