Nonfiction Award - Previous Winners

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Year Award Winner Honors Guest Speakers
1977 David Macaulay Olivia Coolidge
Laurence Pringle

1978 Millicent Selsam Jean Fritz
1979 Jean Fritz Milton Meltzer
Laurence Pringle

1980 Shirley Glubok
Leonard E. Fisher
Walter Dean Myers
1981 Milton Meltzer
Katherine Paterson
Nancy Larrick
1982 Tana Hoban
Joan Aiken
Karla Kuskin
1983 Patricia Lauber
Ashley Bryan
Cynthia Voigt
1984 Jill Krementz
M.E.Kerr
Vera Williams
1985 Isaac Asimov
Jack Prelutsky
Trina Schart Hyman
1986 Kathryn Lasky
Betsy Byars
Charles Mikolaycak
1987 Gail Gibbons
Norma Fox Mazer
Paul Zelinsky
1988 Jim Arnosky
Alice Provensen
Gary Paulsen
1989 Leonard Everett Fisher
Lois Lowry
Jerry Pinkney
1990 Brent Ashabranner
Eve Bunting
Bruce Degan
1991 Joanna Cole
X.J.Kennedy
Anita Lobel
1992 Russell Freedman
John Scieszka
Pat Cummings
1993 Seymour Simon
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Patricia Polacco
1994 Jim Haskins
Johanna Hurwitz
William Joyce
1995 Albert Marrin
Steven Kellogg
Jean and Mou-Sien Tseng
1996 James Cross Giblin
Helen Griffith
Ted Lewin
1997 Rhoda Blumberg
Richard Peck
David Wiesner
1998 Jean Craighead George
Avi
Ed Emberley
1999 Laurence Pringle
Jerry Pinkney
Julius Lester
2000 Diane Stanley
Katherine Paterson
David Wisniewski
2001 Jim Murphy
M.E.Kerr
Emily Arnold McCully
2002 George Ancona
Sharon Creech
E.B.Lewis
2003 Steve Jenkins
Andrew Clements
James Ransome
2004 Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Jerry and Eileen Spinelli
Mark Teague
2005 Caroline Arnold
Donna Jo Napoli
Brian Selznick
2006 Sneed B. Collard III
Chris Raschka
Norton Juster
2007 Doreen Rappaport

2008 No award
(change from Fall to
Spring Award Celebration)


2009 Susan Campbell Bartoletti

2010 Sy Montgomery

2011 Kathleen Krull

2012 Peter Sís

2013 Janet Greenberg and Sandra Jordan

2014 Candace Fleming

2015 Steve Sheinkin

2016Tonya Bolden

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