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The New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize

The 4th Annual Competition

Through the Children’s History Book Prize, the New-York Historical Society looks to honor the best children’s historical literature and encourage authors to continue to create engaging and challenging narratives that provide a window into the past for middle readers and their families. The award to the author is $10,000. The jury is comprised of librarians, educators, historians, and families with middle grade readers.

Only books published in 2016 are eligible. Submissions must be received no later than November 1, 2016. Click here for more information. 

To submit books for consideration for the 2016 Children’s History Book Prize, please send six reader copies to:

Alice Stevenson
Director, DiMenna Children’s History Museum
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

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