1999 WINNER. A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.
JB BENTLEY MARTIN
1998 WINNER. A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story.
Zelinsky, Paul O.
E 398.22 ZELINSK
1997 WINNER. A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixteenth-century Prague.
E 398.2108 WISNIEW
Officer Buckle and Gloria
1996 WINNER. The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle's safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches.
1995 WINNER. When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality.
Bunting, Eve, 1928-
1994 WINNER. A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.