The awards for Best Children’s Book were first presented in 2001.

The winners are —

2014

market-bowl

The Market Bowl
Jim Averbeck (Cameroon 1990–94)

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2012

megasaurus

The Megasaurus
5 to 7 years
Thomas Weck (Ethiopia 1965–67)
with Peter Weck and illustrator LenDisalvo

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how-back-back

How Back-Back Got His Name
5 to 7 years
Thomas Weck (Ethiopia 1965–67)
with Peter Weck and illustrator LenDisalvo

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2011

small-brown-dog

A Small Brown Dog with a Wet Pink Nose
5 to 8 years

Stephanie A. Stuve-Bodeen (Tanzania 1989–91)
with illustrator Linzie Hunter

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2010

stronghold

Stronghold
young adult
Terri McIntyre (Pakistan 1963–65)

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2009

butter-man-100

The Butter Man
5 years and up
Elizabeth Letts Alalou (Morocco 1983–86)
with Ali Alalou, and illustrator Julie Klear Eskalli

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2008

beowulf

Beowulf
10 years and up
James Rumford (Chad 1971–74, Afghanistan 1974–75)

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baby

Baby
young adult
Joseph Monninger (Burkina Faso 1975–77)

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2007

roaring-20

The Roaring 20: The First Cross-Country Air Race for Women
10 years and up
Margaret Whitman Blair (Thailand 1975–77)

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2006

circles-hope

Circles of Hope
3 to 6 years
Karen Lynn Williams (Malawi 1980–83)
with illustrator Linda Saport

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2005

biggest-soap

The Biggest Soap
3 to 6 years
Carole Lexa Schaefer (MIcronesia 1967–69)

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2004

imagine-house

Imagine a House: A Journey to Fascinating Houses around the World
6 to 11 years
Angela Gustafson ((Dominican Republic 1994–96)

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2003

voices-field

Voices from the Field: Readings and Writing About the World, Ourselves and Others
12 to 18 years
edited by Beth Giebus (Morocco 1990–93)
Cerylle Moffett (Staff PC/W 2001–) and
Betsy Shays (Fiji 1968–70)

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2002

jubela

Jubella
4 to 8 years
Cristina Kessler (Honduras 1973–75, Kenya 1975–76, Seychelles 1976–78)
with illustrator JoEllen McAllister Stammen

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2001

mama-elizabeti

Mama Elizabeti
3 to 7 years
Stephanie A. Bodeen (Tanzania 1989–91)
with illustrator Christy Hale

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