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 Children’s Book Award Ceremony

Fall 2023: Beginning of next cycle for submission of books for consideration.

Submission details

The selection committee is no longer currently seeking potential contenders for the 2023 Children’s Book Award.  For selection committee address information contact: