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The Christopher Awards -- 2000 to present
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Year Award Category Title Author
2002 Winner Ages 10-12 Uncle Daddy Fletcher, Ralph
2002 Winner Ages 10-12 A Symphony of Whales Schuch, Steve
2002 Winner Ages 6-8 Beatrice's Goat McBrier, Page
2002 Winner Ages 8-10 Love That Dog Creech, Sharon
2002 Winner Books for Adults Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us about Leading Longer, Healthier and More Meaningful Lives Snowdon, David
2002 Winner Books for Adults Choosing Mercy: A Mother of Murder Victims Pleads to End the Death Penalty Bosco, Antoinette
2002 Winner Books for Adults Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970 Olson, Lynne
2002 Winner Books for Adults An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood Carter, Jimmy
2002 Winner Books for Adults John Adams McCullough, David
2002 Winner Books for Adults Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America Ehrenreich, Barbara
2002 Winner Books for Adults Dear Charlie: Letters to My Children Kimball, Christopher
2002 Winner Books for Adults From the Place of the Dead: The Epic Struggles of Bishop Belo of East Timor Kohen, Arnold S.
2002 Winner Books for Adults Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Sobel, Dava
2002 Winner Books for Adults No Future Without Forgiveness Tutu, Desmond Mpilo
2002 Winner Books for Adults She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall Bernall, Misty
2002 Winner Feature Film A Beautiful Mind, DVD/Widescreen/Award (book also avail.)
2002 Winner Feature Film Iris, DVD
2002 Winner Feature Film Shrek, DVD
2002 Winner Feature Film The Widow of Saint-Pierre, DVD
2002 Winner Preschool Kiss Good Night Hest, Amy
2002 Winner Young Adult Soldier X Wulffson, Don L.
2002 Winner Young Adult Witness Hesse, Karen
2001 Winner Ages 11-12 The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark Deedy, Carmen Agra
2001 Winner Ages 12 & up Hope Was Here Bauer, Joan
2001 Winner Ages 6-8 How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? Yolen, Jane
2001 Winner Ages 9-10 The Mousery Pomerantz, Charlotte
2001 Winner Books for Adults Dark Midnight When I Rise: The Story of the Jubilee Singers, Who Introduced the World to the Music of Black America Ward, Andrew
2001 Winner Books for Adults Flags of Our Fathers Bradley, James
2001 Winner Books for Adults It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life Armstrong, Lance
2001 Winner Books for Adults Life is So Good Dawson, George
2001 Winner Books for Adults Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope Kozol, Jonathan
2001 Winner Books for Adults With Love and Prayers: A Headmaster Speaks to the Next Generation Jarvis, F. Washington
2001 Winner Feature Films Billy Elliot Daldry, Stephen
2001 Winner Feature Films Finding Forrester Van Sant, Gus
2001 Winner Feature Films My Dog Skip Muniz/Lane/Bacon/Wilson/Wachs/
2001 Winner Feature Films Remember the Titans Bruckheimer, Jerry
2001 Winner Young Adult The Wanderer Creech, Sharon
2000 Winner Ages 12 & up Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy Sones, Sonya
2000 Winner Ages 4-6 I Love You, Blue Kangaroo! Clark, Emma Chichester
2000 Winner Ages 7-9 Good Luck, Mrs. K! Borden, Louise
2000 Winner Books for Adults A Clearing in the Distance: Frederich Law Olmstead & America in the Nineteenth Century Rybczynski, Witold
2000 Winner Feature Films Insider Pacino/Crowe
2000 Winner Feature Films October Sky Gyllenhaal/Cooper
2000 Winner Feature Films Straight Story Farnsworth/Spacek
2000 Winner Feature Films Toy Story 2 Toy Story 2
2000 Winner James Keller Award Patty Anglin
2000 Winner Lifetime Achievement Margaret K. McEnderry
2000 Winner Young People of All Ages Grandad's Prayers of the Earth Wood, Douglas


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