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The Jane Addams Children S Book Award

Pub Date : 2013-09-05 | Author : Susan C. Griffith | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780810892033
ISBN 13 : 0810892030

Jane Addams (1860–1935) was an inspired activist who struck at the roots of social injustice through persistent and thoughtful action, advocating for reforms in sanitation, housi..


Children S Book Award Handbook

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Diana F. Marks | Publisher : Libraries Unlimited

ISBN 10 : 1591583047
ISBN 13 : 9781591583042

Presents information on a variety of children's literature awards and includes brief biographies of their namesakes, including Jane Addams, Randolph Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, ..


Each Kindness

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Jacqueline Woodson | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0399246525
ISBN 13 : 9780399246524

When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong by making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with h..


The House That Jane Built

Pub Date : 2015-06-23 | Author : Tanya Lee Stone | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN 10 : 9781627796903
ISBN 13 : 1627796908

This is the story of Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, who transformed a poor neighborhood in Chicago by opening up her house as a community c..


Sit In

Pub Date : 2010-02-03 | Author : Andrea Pinkney | Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN 10 : 9780316086653
ISBN 13 : 0316086657

It was February 1, 1960. They didn't need menus. Their order was simple. A doughnut and coffee, with cream on the side. This picture book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary o..


Sachiko

Pub Date : 2016-10-01 | Author : Caren Stelson | Publisher : Carolrhoda Books

ISBN 10 : 9781512418842
ISBN 13 : 1512418846

This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and li..


Claudette Colvin

Pub Date : 2009-01-20 | Author : Phillip Hoose | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN 10 : 1429948213
ISBN 13 : 9781429948210

"When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can't sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.'" – Claudette Colvin On March 2, 1955, ..