Finalists/Award Announcement Calendar

Award calendar & Book Submission

2022 Winning and Honor Titles Revealed!



Each year, Jane Addams Children’s Book Award  Finalists—10 to 12 books in each of the categories of Younger and Older Children—is announced several months prior to the announcement of winning and honor titles. This will allow for a larger body of books to be recognized. 

Dates of Note

November 1, 2021: Beginning of next cycle for submission of books for consideration. This new cycle will go through October 31, 2022.

Late Spring 2022: Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Virtual Ceremony

Author Veera Hiranandani

Submission details

The selection committee currently seeks review copies of potential contenders published between November 1, 2021, and October 31, 2022. Advance and electronic copies are very welcome! For selection committee address information contact: