WAW Book Award Program

2019-2020 Books on the William Allen White List:

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

The Losers Club by Andrew Clements

Hello,Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

Pablo and Birdy by Alison McGhee

Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive! by Ammi-Joan Paquette & Laurie Ann Thompson

Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

 

 

 

***2019 Winner-Pax by Sara Pennypacker***

 

2018-2019 Books on the William Allen White List:

Step Right Up by Donna Janell Bowman

Giant Squid by Candace Fleming

When Green Becomes Tomatoes by Julie Fogliano

Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm

Animals by the Numbers by Steve Jenkins

I Dissent by Debbie Levy

Pax by Sarah Pennypacker

As Brave as You by Jason Reynolds

Prairie Dog Song by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore

Save me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan

 

2018 Winner:  Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly                               Hunt

2017 Winner:  Life on Mars by Jennifer Brown   

 
 2017-2018 Books on the William Allen White List:
 
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
 
The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch by Chris Barton
 
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
 
George by Alex Gino
 
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt 
 
A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
 
The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson 
 
Lucky Strike by Bobbie Pyron
 
Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton by Don Tate
 
Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh 
 
 
 
2016 Winner:  The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech 

 

2016-2017 books on the William Allen White list:
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Life on Mars by Jennifer Brown
The Map Trap by Andrew Clements
Absolutely Truly: A Pumpkin Falls Mystery by Heather Vogel Frederick
Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash by G. Neri
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands by Katherine Roy
Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and her Family's Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh

 

 

2015-2016 books on the William Allen White list:

The Great American Dust Bowl
A Splash of Red

The Boy on the Porch

Locomotive

Gingersnap

Words with Wings

Mary Walker Wears the Pants

White Fur Flying

Sugar

Parrots over Puerto Rico

Gone Fishing