WINNERS BY AWARD
Listed by Award

Biography
2013
Marie Arana, Bolivar: American Liberator, (Simon & Schuster)
2012
Robert A. Caro, The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (Knopf)
2011
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned, John A. Farrell (Doubleday)
2010
Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience & Redemption (Random House)
2009
Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W.W. Norton & Co.)
2008
Paula J. Giddings, Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching (Amistad/HarperCollins)
2007
Simon Sebag Montefiore, Young Stalin (Alfred A. Knopf)
2006
Neal Gabler, The Triumph of the American Imagination (Alfred A. Knopf)
2005
Hilary Spurling, Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse, the Conquest of Colour, 1909-1954 (Alfred A. Knopf)
2004
de Kooning: An American Master by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan (Alfred A. Knopf)
2003
American Empire: Roosevelt’s Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization by Neil Smith (University of California Press)
2002
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. 3 by Robert A. Caro (Alfred A. Knopf)
2001
Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris (Random House)
2000
Jefferson Davis, American by William J. Cooper, Jr. (Alfred A. Knopf)
1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman (Alfred A. Knopf)
1998
Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
1997
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography by Sam Tanenhaus (Random House)
1996
Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt (Scribner)
1995
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949 by Doris Lessing (HarperCollins)
1994
Shot in the Heart by Mikal Gilmore (Doubleday)
1993
Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer by John Mack Faragher (Henry Holt)
1992
Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One 1884-1993 by Blanche Wiesen Cook (Viking)
1991
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 by T.H. Watkins (Henry Holt)
1990
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Geoffrey C. Ward (Harper & Row)
1989
This Boy’s Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff (Atlantic Monthly Press)
1988
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom by Brenda Maddox (Houghton Mifflin)
1987
Hemingway by Kenneth S. Lynn (Simon & Schuster)
1986
Alexander Pope: A Life by Maynard Mack (W.W. Norton)
1985
Solzhenitsyn by Michael Scammell (W.W. Norton)
1984
The Nightmare of Reason by Ernst Pawel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1983
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House by Seymour Hersh (Summit Books)
1982
Waldo Emerson: A Biography by Gay Wilson Allen (Viking)
1981
Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)
1980
[Biography award concurrent with this year's History award]

Current Interest
2013
Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, (Crown)
2012
Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity (Random House)
2011
Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2010
Michael Lewis, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (W. W. Norton & Company)
2009
Dave Eggers, Zeitoun (McSweeney’s Books)
2008
Barton Gellman, Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency (The Penguin Press)
2007
Elizabeth D. Samet, Soldier’s Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2006
Ian Buruma, Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (Penguin Press)
2005
Anthony Shadid, Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War (Henry Holt)
2004
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the New Face of American War by Evan Wright (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
2003
The New Chinese Empire — And What It Means for the United States by Ross Terrill (Basic Books)
2002
Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex by Judith Levine (University of Minnesota Press)
2001
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich (Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company)
2000
Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War by Frances FitzGerald (Simon & Schuster)
1999
Sidewalk (with Photographs by Ovie Carter) by Mitchell Duneier (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1998
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1997
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1996
Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War by Peter Maass (Alfred A. Knopf)
1995
Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black by Gregory Howard Williams (Dutton)
1994
Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger (Simon & Schuster)
1993
Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority by Peter Skerry (The Free Press)
1992
The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama (The Free Press)
1991
Why Americans Hate Politics: The Death of the Democratic Process by E.J. Dionne, Jr. (Simon & Schuster)
1990
Disappearing through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century by O.B. Hardison, Jr. (Viking)
1989
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963 by Taylor Branch (Simon & Schuster)
1988
Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country by William Greider (Simon & Schuster)
1987
The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins (W.W. Norton)
1986
Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White by Joseph Lelyveld (Times Books)
1985
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life by Robert N. Bellah, Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler and Steven M. Tipton (University of California Press)
1984
Cities and the Wealth of Nations by Jane Jacobs (Random House)
1983
Lost in the Cosmos by Walker Percy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1982
The Fate of the Earth by Jonathan Schell (Alfred A. Knopf)
1981
Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number by Jacobo Timerman (Alfred A. Knopf)
1980
Without Fear or Favor by Harrison Salisbury (New York Times Books) [Winner of the General Award--no Current Interest Award this year]

Fiction
2013
Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being, (Viking)
2012
Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (HarperCollins Publishers / Ecco)
2011
Luminarium, Alex Shakar (SoHo Press)
2010
Jennifer Egan, A Visit From the Goon Squad (Knopf)
2009
Rafael Yglesias, A Happy Marriage (Scribner)
2008
Marilynne Robinson, Home (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2007
Andrew O’Hagan, Be Near Me (Harcourt)
2006
A.B. Yehoshua, A Woman in Jerusalem [translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin] (Harcourt)
2005
Gabriel García Márquez, Memories of My Melancholy Whores [translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman] (Alfred A. Knopf)
2004
The Master: A Novel by Colm Tóibín (Scribner)
2003
Train: A Novel by Pete Dexter (Doubleday)
2002
Atonement: A Novel by Ian McEwan (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)
2001
Why Did I Ever by Mary Robison (Counterpoint)
2000
Assorted Fire Events: Stories by David Means (Context Books)
1999
Freedom Song: Three Novels by Amit Chaudhuri (Alfred A. Knopf)
1998
The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald [Translated from the German by Michael Hulse] (New Directions)
1997
In the Rogue Blood by James Carlos Blake (Avon Books)
1996
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry (Alfred A. Knopf)
1995
The Blue Afternoon by William Boyd (Alfred A. Knopf)
1994
Remembering Babylon by David Malouf (Pantheon Books)
1993
Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperCollins)
1992
Maus II, A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began by Art Spiegelman (Pantheon Books)
1991
White People by Allan Gurganus (Alfred A. Knopf)
1990
Lantern Slides by Edna O’Brien (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1989
The Heart of the Country by Fay Weldon (Viking)
1988
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Marquez (Alfred A. Knopf)
1987
Fools Crow by James Welch (Viking)
1986
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (Houghton Mifflin)
1985
Love Medicine by Louis Erdrich (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
1984
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (Harper & Row)
1983
Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally (Simon & Schuster)
1982
A Flag for Sunrise by Robert Stone (Alfred A. Knopf)
1981
The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas (Viking)
1980
The Second Coming by Walker Percy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Graphic Novel/Comics
Award Added in 2009
2013
Ulli Lust, Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life, (Fantagraphics)
2012
Sammy Harkham, Everything Together: Collected Stories (PictureBox)
2011
Finder: Voice, Carla Speed McNeil (Dark Horse)
2010
Adam Hines, Duncan the Wonder Dog: Show One (Adhouse Books)
2009
David Mazzucchelli, Asterios Polyp (Pantheon)

History
2013
Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, (HarperCollins)
2012
Fergus M. Bordewich, America’s Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union (Simon & Schuster)
2011
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, Richard White (W.W. Norton & Company)
2010
Thomas Powers,The Killing of Crazy Horse (Knopf)
2009
Kevin Starr, Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance 1950 – 1963 (Oxford University Press)
2008
Mark Mazower, Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe (The Penguin Press)
2007
Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA (Doubleday)
2006
Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (Alfred A. Knopf)
2005
Adam Hochschild, Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves (Houghton Mifflin)
2004
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism by Geoffrey R. Stone (W.W. Norton & Company)
2003
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America by Henry Wiencek (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2002
Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Michael B. Oren (Oxford University Press)
2001
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick Perlstein (Hill and Wang Division, Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice Kaplan (University of Chicago Press)
1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower (W.W. Norton)
1998
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity by Roy Porter (W.W. Norton)
1997
A People’s Tragedy: A History of the Russian Revolution by Orlando Figes (Viking)
1996
Black Sea by Neal Ascherson (Hill & Wang)
1995
Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising in America by Jackson Lears (Basic Books)
1994
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George Chauncey (Basic Books)
1993
New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery by Anthony Grafton (Harvard University Press)
1992
Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families under Fascism by Alexander Stille (Summit)
1991
The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America by Nicholas Lemann (Alfred A. Knopf)
1990
The Quest for El Cid by Richard Fletcher (Alfred A. Knopf)
1989
An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood by Neal Gabler (Crown Books)
1988
Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 by Eric Foner (Harper & Row)
1987
[No award in 1987]
1986
The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within by Geoffrey Hosking (Harvard University Press)
1985
Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn by Evan S. Connell (North Point Press)
1984
The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History by Robert Darnton (Basic Books)
1983
The Wheels of Commerce by Fernand Braudel (Harper & Row)
1982
The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution, 1895-1980 by Jonathan D. Spence (Viking)
1981
Land of Savagery/Land of Promise by Ray Allen Billington (W.W. Norton)
1980
Walter Lippmann and the American Century by Ronald Steel (Atlantic/ Little Brown)

Innovator’s Award
Award Added in 2009
2013
John Green
2012
Margaret Atwood
2011
Figment
2010
Powell’s Books, Portland, Oregon
2009
Dave Eggers

Robert Kirsch Award
2013
Susan Straight
2012
Kevin Starr
2011
Rudolfo Anaya
2010
Beverly Cleary
2009
Evan S. Connell
2008
Robert Alter
2007
Maxine Hong Kingston
2006
William Kittredge
2005
Joan Didion
2004
Tony Hillerman
2003
Ishmael Reed
2002
Larry McMurtry
2001
Tillie Olsen
2000
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
1999
Ursula K. Le Guin
1998
John Sanford
1997
Ray Bradbury
1996
Gary Snyder
1995
Stephen J. Pyne
1994
Brian Moore
1993
Carolyn See
1992
Diane Johnson
1991
Ken Kesey
1990
Czeslaw Milosz
1989
Karl Shapiro
1988
Thom Gunn
1987
Paul Horgan
1986
Kay Boyle
1985
Janet Lewis
1984
Christopher Isherwood
1983
M.F.K. Fisher
1982
Ross Macdonald
1981
Wright Morris
1980
Wallace Stegner

Mystery/Thriller
Award Added in 2000
2013
J. K. Rowling Writing As Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo’s Calling, (Mulholland Books/Little, Brown & Company)
2012
Tana French, Broken Harbor (Viking)
2011
11/22/1963, Stephen King (Scribner)
2010
Tom Franklin, Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter (William Morrow)
2009
Stuart Neville, The Ghosts of Belfast (SOHO Press)
2008
Michael Koryta, Envy the Night (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur)
2007
Karin Fossum {Translated by Charlotte Barslund} The Indian Bride (Harcourt)
2006
Michael Connelly, Echo Park: A Novel (Little, Brown)
2005
Robert Littell, Legends: A Novel of Dissimulation (Overlook Press)
2004
Tijuana Straits: A Novel by Kem Nunn (Scribner)
2003
Soul Circus: A Novel by George P. Pelecanos (Little, Brown)
2002
Hell to Pay: A Novel by George P. Pelecanos (Little, Brown and Company)
2001
Silent Joe by T. Jefferson Parker (Hyperion)
2000
A Place of Execution: A Novel by Val McDermid (St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur)

Poetry
2013
Ron Padgett, Collected Poems, (Coffee House Press)
2012
Louise Glück, Poems 1962-2012 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2011
Double Shadow: Poems, Carl Phillips (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2010
Maxine Kumin, Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 (W. W. Norton & Company)
2009
Brenda Hillman, Practical Water (Wesleyan University Press)
2008
Frank Bidart, Watching the Spring Festival: Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2007
Stanley Plumly, Old Heart: Poems (W.W. Norton)
2006
Frederick Seidel, Ooga-Booga (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2005
Jack Gilbert, Refusing Heaven: Poems (Alfred A. Knopf)
2004
Inner Voices: Selected Poems, 1963-2003 by Richard Howard (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2003
Collected Later Poems by Anthony Hecht (Alfred A. Knopf)
2002
The Watercourse: Poems by Cynthia Zarin (Alfred A. Knopf)
2001
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos by Anne Carson (Alfred A. Knopf)
2000
The Throne of Labdacus by Gjertrud Schnackenberg (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1999
Repair: Poems by C.K. Williams (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1998
Mysteries of Small Houses by Alice Notley (Penguin Books)
1997
Black Zodiac by Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1996
Mixed Company by Alan Shapiro (The University of Chicago Press)
1995
The Inferno of Dante by Robert Pinsky (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1994
The Angel of History by Carolyn Forché (HarperCollins)
1993
My Alexandria by Mark Doty (University of Illinois Press)
1992
An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems 1988-1991 by Adrienne Rich (W.W. Norton)
1991
What Work Is by Phillip Levine (Alfred A. Knopf)
1990
The Color of Mesabi Bones by John Caddy (Milkweed)
1989
The One Day: A Poem in Three Parts by Donald Hall (Ticknor & Fields/ Houghton Mifflin)
1988
New and Collected Poems by Richard Wilbur (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)
1987
Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems by William Meredith (Alfred A. Knopf)
1986
Collected Poems, 1948-1984 by Derek Walcott (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1985
Cross Ties by X.J. Kennedy (University of Georgia Press)
1984
The Maximus Poems by Charles Olson (University of California Press)
1983
The Changing Light at Sandover by James Merrill (Atheneum)
1982
Plutonian Ode and Other Poems, 1977-1980 by Allen Ginsberg (City Lights)
1981
Three Pieces by Ntozake Shange (St. Martin’s Press)
1980
Kill the Messenger by Robert Kelly (Black Sparrow)

Science & Technology
Award Added in1989
2013
Alan Weisman, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, (Little, Brown & Company)
2012
Florence Williams, Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History (W.W. Norton & Company)
2011
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius, Sylvia Nasar (Simon & Schuster)
2010
Oren Harman, The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness (W. W. Norton & Company)
2009
Graham Farmelo, The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom (Basic Books/Perseus Book Group)
2008
Leonard Susskind, The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics (Little, Brown and Co.)
2007
Douglas Hofstadter, I Am A Strange Loop (Basic Books)
2006
Eric R. Kandel, In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind (W.W. Norton)
2005
Diana Preston, Before the Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima (Walker & Company)
2004
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change by Charles Wohlforth (North Point Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2003
Protecting America’s Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation by Philip J. Hilts (Alfred A. Knopf)
2002
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA by Brenda Maddox (HarperCollins Publishers)
2001
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies by Richard Hamblyn (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
2000
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine by James Le Fanu, M.D. (Carroll & Graf)
1999
Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel (Walker and Company)
1998
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce by Douglas Starr (Alfred A. Knopf)
1997
How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker (W.W. Norton)
1996
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan (Random House)
1995
Naturalist by Edward O. Wilson (Island Press)
1994
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner (Alfred A. Knopf)
1993
Fuzzy Logic: The Discovery of a Revolutionary Computer Technology — and How It Is Changing Our World by Daniel McNeill and Paul Freiberger (Simon & Schuster)
1992
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared Diamond (HarperCollins)
1991
The Truth about Chernobyl by Grigori Medvedev (Basic Books)
1990
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine by Jane S. Smith (William Morrow)
1989
Peacemaking among Primates by Frans de Waal (Harvard University Press)

The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Award Added in1991
2013
NoViolet Bulawayo, We Need New Names, (Reagan Arthur Books)
2012
Maggie Shipstead, Seating Arrangements (Knopf)
2011
Shards, Ismet Prcic (Black Cat, Grove/Atlantic)
2010
Peter Bognanni, The House of Tomorrow (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam)
2009
Philipp Meyer, American Rust (Spiegel & Grau)
2008
Zoë Ferraris, Finding Nouf (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
2007
Dinaw Mengestu, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (Riverhead Books)
2006
Alice Greenway, White Ghost Girls (Black Cat / Grove/Atlantic)
2005
Uzodinma Iweala, Beasts of No Nation: A Novel (HarperCollins)
2004
Harbor by Lorraine Adams (Alfred A. Knopf)
2003
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (Doubleday)
2002
Prague: A Novel by Arthur Phillips (Random House)
2001
The Dark Room by Rachel Seiffert (Pantheon Books)
2000
The Romantics: A Novel by Pankaj Mishra (Random House)
1999
Amy and Isabelle: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
1998
Kalimantaan by C.S. Godshalk (Henry Holt)
1997
Don’t Erase Me: Stories by Carolyn Ferrell (Houghton Mifflin)
1996
The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr (St. Martin’s)
1995
American Studies by Mark Merlis (Houghton Mifflin)
1994
The Year of the Frog by Martin M. Šimecka (Louisiana State University Press)
1993
Love by Paul Kafka (Houghton Mifflin)
1992
High Cotton by Darryl Pinckney (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1991
Pangs of Love by David Wong Louie (Alfred A. Knopf)

Young Adult Literature
Award Added in1998
2013
Gene Luen Yang, Boxers & Saints, (First Second/Macmillan)
2012
A.S. King, Ask the Passengers (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers)
2011
The Big Crunch, Pete Hautman (Scholastic Press)
2010
Megan Whalen Turner, A Conspiracy of Kings (Greenwillow/HarperCollins)
2009
Elizabeth Partridge, Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don’t You Grow Weary (Viking Children’s Books/Penguin Group)
2008
Terry Pratchett, Nation (HarperCollins)
2007
Philip Reeve, A Darkling Plain (The Hungry City Chronicles) (Eos Books/HarperCollins)
2006
Coe Booth, Tyrell (Push / Scholastic)
2005
Per Nilsson, You & You & You [translated from the Swedish by Tara Chace] (Front Street/Boyds Mills Press)
2004
Doing It by Melvin Burgess (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)
2003
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (Harcourt Children’s Books)
2002
Feed by M.T. Anderson (Candlewick Press)
2001
The Land by Mildred D. Taylor (Phyllis Fogelman Books, Penguin Putnam)
2000
Miracle’s Boys by Jacqueline Woodson (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers)
1999
Frenchtown Summer by Robert Cormier (Delacorte Press)
1998
Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)