1999 First Prize

Laura Long
Illustrator of
The Mightiest Heart
© 1998 Dial



1999 Honor Awards

Calef Brown
Author and Illustrator of
Polka Bats and Octopus Slacks
© 1998 Houghton Mifflin


Rod Brown

Illustrator of
From Slave Ship to Freedom Road
© 1998 Dial Books


Wade Zaharas
Illustrator of
Window Music

© 1998 Viking





1998 First Prize

Anthony L. Manna and
Christodoula Mitakidou,
and Giselle Potter
Authors and Illustrator of
Mr. Semolina-Semolinus
© 1997 Atheneum

1998 Honor Awards

Carolivia Herron
Author of
Nappy Hair
© 1997 Knopf


Sylvia Ross-Casanova
Author of
Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice
© 1997 Atheneum


Terry Widener
Illustrator of
Lou Gherig the Luckiest Man
© 1997 Gulliver/Harcourt



1997 First Prize

John Coy
Author of
Night Driving
© 1996 Henry Holt

1997 Honor Awards

Louise Erdich
Author of
Grandmother’s Pigeon
© 1996 Henry Holt


Nicholas Wilton
Illustrator of
Feathers and Fools
© 1996 Harcourt Brace


Jennifer Loomis
Author and Photographer of
A Duck in a Tree
© 1996 Stemmer House Publishers



1996 First Prize

Marsha Diane Arnold
Author of
Heart of a Tiger
© 1995 Dial

1996 Honor Awards

Laura Williams
Author of
The Long Silk Strand
© 1995 Boyd’s Mills Press


Karen Chinn
Author of
Sam and the Lucky Money
© 1995 Lee & Low


Carol Ann Williams
Author of
Tsubu the Little Snail
© 1995 Simon & Schuster


Wendy Matthews
Author of
The Gift of a Traveler
© 1995 Bridgewater Books


Eve Sanders and Marilyn Sanders
Author and Photographer of
What’s My Name?
© 1995 Holiday House



1995 First Prize

Staton Rabin and Greg Shed
Author and Illustrator of
Casey Over There
© 1994 Harcourt Brace


1995 Honor Awards

Tim Jessell
Author and Illustrator of
Amorak
© 1994 Creative


Jane Kurtz and E.B. Lewis
Author and Illustrator of
Fire on the Mountain
© 1994 Simon & Schuster


Yoriko Ito
Illustrator of
Lily and the Wooden Bowl
© 1994 Doubleday


Robert Crum
Author and Photographer of
Eagle Drum
© 1994 Four Winds Press, Simon &
Schuster



1994 First Prize

Jennifer Brutschy and
Allen Garns

Author and Illustrator of
Winter Fox
© 1993 Knopf

1994 Honor Awards

Ruth Tiller and Aki Sogabe
Author and Illustrator of
Cinnamon Mint and Mothballs
© 1993 Browndeer Press, Harcourt


Wendy Anderson Halperin
Illustrator of
Hunting the White Cow
© 1993 Orchard


Gregory Scott Kreikemeier
Author and Photographer of
Come With Me to Africa
© 1993 Golden Books



1993 First Prize

Ian Schoenherr
Illustrator of
Newf
© 1992 Philomel

1993 Honor Awards

Maxinne Rhea Leighton
Author of
An Ellis Island Christmas
© 1992 Viking


Mark Shasha
Author and Illustrator of
Night of the Moonjellies
© 1992 Simon & Schuster