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Grateful American Book Prize Winners

The Grateful American Book Prize recognizes authors who create absorbing works of literature for 7th to 9th graders about American events and personalities.

Young African American boy looking off with the Capital building in the background

Black Was the Ink

Michelle Coles
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2021
Ground Zero Book Cover

Ground Zero

Alan Gratz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2021
Suspect Red

Suspect Red

L.M. Elliott
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
African American girl with a white dress walking in front of protesters

Child of the Dream

Sharon Robinson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
2020
Picture of Sonia Sotomayor as a child and an adult

The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
2018
Black and white photograph of African American women who worked for NASA in the 60's.

Hidden Figures Young Readers Edition

Margot Shetterly
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography
Published:
2016
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Biography, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Audience:
Content Area Teachers, ELA Teachers, Librarians/Media Specialists