Finalists/Award Announcement Calendar

Award Calendar & Book Submission

2023 Winning 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

Author Veera Hiranandani

April 25, 2023: Jane Addams 70th Children’s Book Award Ceremony at Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago, Illinois

November 1, 2022-October 31, 2023: Current cycle for submission of books for consideration.

Submission details

The selection committee is currently seeking potential contenders for the 2024 Children’s Book Award.  For selection committee address information contact: