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E.B. White Read Aloud Award

The E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, established in 2004, honor books for their universal appeal as “terrific” books to read aloud.

2015 Winner for Picture Books:
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett; ill. by Jon Klassen ( j  Barnett)

Honor Books:
Goodnight Already! by Jory John, ill. by Benji Davies ( j  John)
Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads by Bob Shea, ill. by Lane Smith  ( j  Shea)
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña
( j  de la Peña)
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade by Justin Roberts ( j  Roberts)
This is a Moose by Richard T. Morris  ( j  Morris)

2015 Winner for Middle Readers:
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson  (j921 W868AAb)


Honor Books:
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel  (Juv Fic  Oppel)
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm (Juv Fic SF Holm)
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd (Juv Fic SF Lloyd)
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett  (Juv Fic  Barnett)
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley  (Juv Fic  Bradley)

2014 Winner for Picture Books:

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt; ill. by Oliver Jeffers ( j  Daywalt)

Honor Books:
Crankenstein by Samantha Berger; ill by Dan Santat ( j  Berger)
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown ( j  Brown)
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great by Bob Shea ( j  Shea)
Warning: Do Not Open This Book! by Adam Lehrhaupt; ill. by Matthew Forsythe ( j  Lehrhaupt)

2014 Winner for Middle Readers: 
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo
(Juv Fic  DiCamillo)


Honor Books: 
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Juv Fic  Sloan)
Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell (Juv Fic  Rundell)
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes (Juv Fic  Henkes)
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck; ill. by Kelly Murphy (Juv Fic  Peck)
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee (Juv Fic SF  Foxlee)

2013 Winner for Picture Books:
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett; ill. by Jon Klassen ( j  Barnett)

Honor Books:
Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds; ill. by Peter Brown ( j  Reynolds)
Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead; ill. by Erin E. Stead ( j  Stead)
Oh, No! by Candace Fleming ( j  Fleming)
TOO TALL HOUSES by Gianna Marino
Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham; ill. by Paul O. Zelinsky ( j  Bingham)

2013 Winner for Middle Readers:
Wonder by R.J. Palacio (Juv Fic  Palacio)

Honor Books:
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde (YA Fic SF  Fforde)
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage (Juv Fic M  Turnage)
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen (YA Fic  Nielsen)
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate; ill. by Patricia Castelao (Juv Fic  Applegate)
Same Sun Here by Silas House (Juv Fic  House)

2012 Winner for Picture Books:
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen ( j  Klassen)

KING HUGO'S HUGE EGO by Chris Van Dusen
Press Here by Hervé Tullet ( j  Tullet)
Stars by Mary Lyn Ray, ill. by Marla Frazee ( j  Ray)
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner,ill. by Christopher Silas Neal (j591.543  Messner)
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker, ill. by Tom Lichtenheld ( j  Rinker)

2012 Winner for Middle Readers:
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy, ill. by Ian Schoenherr (YA Fic  Meloy)
Wildwood by Colin Meloy, ill. by Carson Ellis (YA Fic SF  Meloy

Honor Books:
Bluefish by Pat Schmatz (YA Fic  Schmatz)
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale by Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright, ill. by Barry Moser (Juv Fic  Deedy)
The Flint Heart by Katherine Paterson and John Paterson, ill. by John Rocco (Juv Fic SF  Paterson)
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver, ill. by Kei Acedera (Juv Fic SF  Oliver)

2011 Winner for Picture Books:
Children Make Terrible Pets by Peter Brown ( j  Brown)

Honor Books:
Bedtime for Bear by Brett Helquist ( j  Helquist)
Chicken Big by Keith Graves ( j  Graves)
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin, ill. by James Dean ( j  Litwin)
A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian Black, ill. by Kevin Hawkes ( j  Black)
The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, ill. by Renata Liwska ( j  Underwood)

2011 Winner for Older Readers:
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger (Juv Fic  Angleberger)

Honor Books:
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea (Juv Fic  Buyea)
THE FAMILIARS by Adam Jay Epstein
Penny Dreadful by Laurel Snyder, ill. by Abigail Halpin (Juv Fic  Snyder)
The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone, ill. by Greg Call (Juv Fic SF  Malone)
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz (Juv Fic SF  Gidwitz)

2010 Winner for Picture Books:
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

Honor Books:
14 COWS FOR AMERICA by Carmen Agra Deedy, ill. by Thomas Gonzalez
Once Upon a Twice by Denise Doyen, ill. by Barry Moser ( j  Doyen)
Princess Hyacinth (the Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated) by Florence Parry Heide, ill. by Lane Smith ( j  Heide)

2010 Winner for Older Readers:
The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z by Kate Messner (Juv Fic  Messner)

Honor Books:
Tumtum and Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall by Emily Bearn, ill. by Nick Price (Juv Fic  Beam)
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin (Juv Fic SF  Lin)

2009 Winner for Picture Books:
A VISITOR FOR BEAR by Bonny Becker, ill. by Kady MacDonald Denton

Honor Books:
Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken by Kate DiCamillo, ill. by Harry Bliss ( j  DiCamillo)
ONE by Kathryn Otoshi
Too Many Toys by David Shannon ( j  Shannon)

2009 Winner for Older Readers:
Masterpiece by Elise Broach, ill. by Kelly Murphy (Juv Fic M  Broach)

Honor Books:
The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas (Juv Fic SF  Prineas)
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry (Juv Fic  Lowry)
Zorgamazoo by Robert Paul Weston, ill. by Victor Rivas (Juv Fic SF  Weston)

2008 Winner for Picture Books:
When Dinosaurs Came With Everything by Elise Broach, ill. by David Small ( j  Broach)
2008 Winner for Older Readers:
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (Juv Fic  Stewart)
2007 Winner for Picture Books:
Houndsley and Catina by James Howe, ill. by Marie-Louise Gay (E  Howe)
2007 Winner for Older Readers:
Alabama Moon by Watt Key (YA Fic  Key)
2006 Winner for Picture Books:
IF I BUILT A CAR by Chris Van Dusen
2006 Winner for Older Readers:
Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles (Juv Fic  Wiles)
2005 Winner:
Wild About Books by Judy Sierra, ill. by Marc Brown ( j  Sierra)
2004 Winner:
SkippyJon Jones by Judith Byron Schachner ( j  Schachner)
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