WAW Book Award Program

2022-2023 Books on the William Allen White List:

*Scritch, Scratch
Lindsay Currie
*Five Things About Ava Andrews
Margaret Dilloway
*The Amelia Six
Kristine L Gray
* The Silver Arrow
Lev Grossman
* Starting from Seneca Falls
Karen Schwabach
* Brave Like That
Lindsey Stoddard
* William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad
Don Tate

**2022 Winner-Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick**

2021-2022 Books on the William Allen White List:

*Lety Out Loud
by Angela Cervantes
*Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
by J.J. & Chris Grabenstein
*Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen
by Niki Lenz
*Because of the Rabbit
by Cynthia Lord
*A Wolf Called Wander
by Rosanne Parry
by Rodman Philbrick
*Roll With It
by Jamie Sumner
*Solving for M
by Jennifer Swender

***********2021 State Winner!************* Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

2020-2021 Books on the William Allen White List:

*Granted by John David Anderson

 *Small Spaces by Katherine Arden 

 *Can I Touch Your Hair? by Irene Latham and Charles Waters

*The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

*Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

*Thirty Minutes Over Oregon by Marc Tyler Nobleman

 *Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

*Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock

 *Pass Go and Collect $200 by Tanya Lee Stone

*Front Desk by Kelly Yang

***2020 Winner-Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling***

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



Words with Wings

Mary Walker Wears the Pants

White Fur Flying


Parrots over Puerto Rico

Gone Fishing