Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award

Given by California Reading Association

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The California Reading Association has established an award to celebrate and honor nonfiction children’s books. The Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award will assist teachers, librarians, and

mostra'n més parents in identifying outstanding nonfiction books for their students and children.

Eligible books must be nonfiction, but can be in any genre including poetry, folktale/fairy tale, informational, biography, memoir, cookbooks, joke books, self-help, reference, etc. Concisely: Any book that is not fiction is eligible for the Eureka!

Book Submission

Gold and silver (honor) awards will be selected each year from submitted books and will reflect a wide diversity of nonfiction genres and age level interest.

The winners will be announced to our membership and posted on the CRA website in October of each year.

2021 Book Submission Form

Books must be submitted to be eligible for the Eureka! award. Submissions will be received from June 1 through September 1 of each year. Submissions must be accompanied by the submission entry form and mailed to the California Reading Association (see the submission form for details).

Books must have been published during the current year or two years prior. Only books published during those three years are eligible.

Books may be submitted by a publisher, author, illustrator, or other interested individual. mostra'n menys

Tots, Gold Award (108), Honor Award (62)
Tots, No Category (170)
Tots, 2023 (50), 2022 (10), 2021 (10), 2020 (10), 2019 (10), 2018 (10), 2017 (12), 2016 (12), 2015 (10), 2014 (8), 2010 (28)

Gold Award 108

Champion Chompers, Super Stinkers and Other Poems by Extraordinary Animals de Linda Ashman2023
Nearer My Freedom: The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano by Himself de Monica Edinger2023
Dig, Dance, Dive: How Birds Move to Survive de Etta Kaner2023
Born Reading: 20 Stories of Women Reading Their Way into History de Kathleen Krull2023
Boundless de Chaunte Lowe2023
Elephants Remember: A True Story de Jennifer O'Connell2023
Latin Americans in History: 15 Inspiring Latinas and Latinos You Should Know (Biographies for Kids) de Monica Olivera2023
Evelyn Hooker and the Fairy Project de Gayle E Pitman2023
Eclipse de Andy Rash2023
Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons de Laura Purdie Salas2023
Hardcourt: Stories from 75 Years of the National Basketball Association de Fred Bowen2022
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story de Ruby Bridges2022
Serengeti: Plains of Grass de Leslie Bulion2022
Kiyo Sato : from a WWII Japanese internment camp to a life of service de Connie Goldsmith2022
Lifesize Baby Animals de Sophy Henn2022
Wake, Sleepy One: California Poppies and the Super Bloom de Lisa Kerr2022
A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use de Sara Levine2022
A is for Asian American: An Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Alphabet (Arts and Culture Alphabet) de Virginia Loh-Hagan2022
Pika Country: Climate Change at the Top of the World de Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Ph.D.2022
Just You and Me: Remarkable Relationships in the Wild de Jennifer Ward2022
Allies: Real Talk About Showing Up, Screwing Up, And Trying Again de Shakirah Bourne2021
When You Breathe de Diana Farid2021
Keeping the City Going de Brian Floca2021
Walking toward Peace: The True Story of a Brave Woman Called Peace Pilgrim de Kathleen Krull2021
An Emotional Menagerie: Feelings from A to Z de The School of Life2021
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women de Kate Moore2021
The Beak Book de Robin Page2021
Little Dandelion Seeds the World de Julia Richardson2021
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre de Carole Boston Weatherford2021
Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston de Alicia D. Williams2021
Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring de Matthew Burgess2020
You're Invited to a Moth Ball: A Nighttime Insect Celebration de Loree Burns2020
Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals de Katy S. Duffield2020
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice de Nikki Grimes2020
Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond de Alexandra Horowitz2020
Nian, The Chinese New Year Dragon de Virginia Loh-Hagan2020
T is for Thor: A Norse Mythology Alphabet de Virginia Loh-Hagan2020
Fred's Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers de Laura Renauld2020
Even More Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First de Luke Reynolds2020
Everybody Counts: A counting story from 0 to 7.5 billion de Kristin Roskifte2020
What Miss Mitchell Saw de Hayley Barrett2019
Bad Boys of Fashion: Style Rebels and Renegades Through the Ages de Jennifer Croll2019
Pushinka the Barking Fox: A True Story of Unexpected Friendship de Lee Alan Dugatkin2019
EYE SPY: Wild Ways Animals See the World de Guillaume Duprat2019
Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir de Nikki Grimes2019
Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) de Henry Louis Gates Jr.2019
A Boy Like You de Frank Murphy2019
The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean de Dean Robbins2019
Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor de Laurie Wallmark2019
Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II de Andrea Warren2019
Ski Soldier: A World War II Biography de Louise Borden2018
The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters de Sean Connolly2018
Her Right Foot de Dave Eggers2018
Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation de Patricia Newman2018
Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up: Secrets, Tips, and Expert Advice on the Good, the Bad, and the Awkward de Adah Nuchi2018
Maya Lin de Susan Goldman Rubin2018
Countdown : 2979 days to the moon de Suzanne Slade2018
Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs de Melissa Stewart2018
Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact (National Geographic Kids) de Jennifer Swanson2018
Hidden City: Poems of Urban Wildlife de Sarah Grace Tuttle2018
Chomp!: Fierce facts about the BITE FORCE, CRUSHING JAWS, and MIGHTY TEETH of Earth's champion chewers (National Geographic Kids) de Brady Barr2017
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire de Amy Guglielmo2017
Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee! de Andrea J. Loney2017
Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm de Sue Macy2017
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters de Michael Mahin2017
Zoo Scientists to the Rescue de Patricia Newman2017
Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle de Deborah Lee Rose2017
The Elephant Keeper: Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia (CitizenKid) de Margriet Ruurs2017
Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure de Samantha Seiple2017
Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper de Anastasia Suen2017
ABCs from Space: A Discovered Alphabet de Adam Voiland2017
Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story de Sandra Neil Wallace2017
Water Wow! (A Visual Exploration) de Paula Ayer2016
Fashion Rebels: Style Icons Who Changed the World through Fashion de Carlyn Cerniglia Beccia2016
Good Trick Walking Stick de Sheri M. Bestor2016
Rocks, Minerals, and Gems: The Definitive Visual Catalog of the Treasure Beneath Your Feet de Sean Callery2016
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay de Susan Hood2016
Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America de Gail Jarrow2016
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsberg Makes Her Mark de Debbie Levy2016
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber de Sue Macy2016
Look and Learn Birds: PBS Kids de Sarah Parvis2016
The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue de Suzanne Slade2016
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story de Caren Stelson2016
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune de Pamela S. Turner2016
Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History de Sarah Albee2015
The Rain Wizard: The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of Charles Mallory Hatfield de Larry Dane Brimner2015
Shadow Catcher: How Edward S. Curtis Documented American Indian Dignity and Beauty (Captured History) de Michael Burgan2015
Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm de Karen Deans2015
Elephant Man de Mariangela Di Fiore2015
A Friend for Lakota: The Incredible True Story of a Wolf Who Braved Bullying de Jim Dutcher2015
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir de Margarita Engle2015
The Secret Galaxy (Tilbury House Nature) de Fran Hodgkins2015
Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary de Gail Jarrow2015
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine de Laurie Wallmark2015
Mogie: The Heart of the House de Kathi Appelt2014
Stubby the war dog : the true story of world war I 's bravest dog de Ann Bausum2014
Animals (Bone Collection) de Rob Scott Colson2014
Grandfather Gandhi de Arun Gandhi2014
Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave de Shyima Hall2014
If: A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers de David J. Smith2014
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation de Duncan Tonatiuh2014
Mumbet's Declaration of Independence de Gretchen Woelfle2014
Birmingham Sunday de Larry Dane Brimner2010
Grandfather Gandhi de Arun Gandhi2010
Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave de Shyima Hall2010
The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy) de Barbara Kerley2010
Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story de S.D. Nelson2010
If: A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers de David J. Smith2010

Honor Award 62

Lion on the Inside: How One Girl Changed Basketball (CitizenKid) de Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir2023
The Big Book of Mysteries de Tom Adams2023
Am I Made of Stardust? de Maggie Aderin-Pocock2023
Akim Aliu: Dreamer (Original Graphic Memoir) de Akim Aliu2023
Genius Noses: A Curious Animal Compendium de Lena Anlauf2023
Meet the Megafauna!: Get to Know 20 of the Largest Animals to Ever Roam the Earth de Gabrielle Balkan2023
African Icons: Ten People Who Shaped History de Tracey Baptiste2023
Polar: Wildlife at the Ends of the Earth de L. E. Carmichael2023
Buildings That Breathe: Greening the World's Cities de Nancy F. Castaldo2023
How to Chat Chicken, Gossip Gorilla, Babble Bee, Gab Gecko, and Talk in 66 Other Animal Languages de Nick Crumpton2023
Coretta's Journey: The Life and Times of Coretta Scott King de Alice Faye Duncan2023
O Is for Ossicone: A Surprising Animal Alphabet de Hannah Eliot2023
The Girl Who Heard the Music: How One Pianist and 85,000 Bottles and Cans Brought New Hope to an Island de Marni Fogelson2023
Any Body: A Comic Compendium of Important Facts and Feelings about Our Bodies de Katharina von der Gathen2023
Nature School: Lessons and Activities to Inspire Children's Love for Everything Wild de Lauren Giordano2023
Bottle tops : the art of El Anatsui de Alison Goldberg2023
Copycat: Nature-inspired Design Around the World de Christy Hale2023
On the Tip of a Wave: How Ai Weiwei's Art Is Changing the Tide de Joanna Ho2023
The Raven Mother de Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson2023
Sunshine de Jarrett J. Krosoczka2023
Butt or Face? de Kari Lavelle2023
The Glorious Forest that Fire Built de Ginny Neil2023
At Home with the Prairie Dog: The Story of a Keystone Species (The Story of a Keystone Species, 3) de Dorothy Hinshaw Patent2023
Justice Ketanji: The Story of US Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson de Denise Lewis Patrick2023
I am the thirsty desert de Darcy Pattison2023
Tenacious: Fifteen Adventures Alongside Disabled Athletes de Patty Cisneros Prevo2023
Astonishing and Extinct Professions: 89 Jobs You Will Never Do de Markus Rottmann2023
The Women Who Built Hollywood: 12 Trailblazers in Front of and Behind the Camera de Susan Goldman Rubin2023
Jovita Wore Pants: The Story of a Mexican Freedom Fighter de Aida Salazar2023
The Secret Science of Sports: The Math, Physics, and Mechanical Engineering Behind Every Grand Slam, Triple Axel, and Penalty Kick de Jennifer Swanson2023
Gertie, the Darling Duck of WWII de Shari Swanson2023
Jerry Changed the Game!: How Engineer Jerry Lawson Revolutionized Video Games Forever de Don Tate2023
What Are You Feeling? : A Picture Book of Your Emotions de Life of School The2023
Maps for Penguins and Other Traveling Animals de Tracey Turner2023
Paul Bunyan: The Invention of an American Legend de Noah Van Sciver2023
Love Is Loud: How Diane Nash Led the Civil Rights Movement de Sandra Neil Wallace2023
The queen of chess : how Judit Polgar changed the game de Laurie Wallmark2023
Vámonos/ Let's Go!: Mexican Folk Art Transport in English and Spanish (First Concepts in Mexican Folk Art) (English and Spanish Edition) de Cynthia Weill2023
A Flower is a Friend de Frieda Wishinsky2023
Women in Engineering de Mary Wissinger2023
Paisley Pig and Friends: A Multicultural ABC de Willow Bascom2010
How Animals Work de David Burnie2010
A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) de Gina Capaldi2010
Orangutans Are Ticklish: Fun Facts from an Animal Photographer de Jill Davis2010
Lafayette and the American Revolution de Russell Freedman2010
Country Road ABC: An Illustrated Journey Through America's Farmland de Arthur Geisert2010
Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty de Linda Glaser2010
Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea de Steve Jenkins2010
P is for Piñata: A Mexico Alphabet de Tony Johnston2010
The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth de Kathleen Krull2010
Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) de Kathleen Krull2010
Bylines: A Photobiography of Nellie Bly de Sue Macy2010
Claude Monet: The Painter Who Stopped the Trains de P. I. Maltbie2010
Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love de Pat Mora2010
Nugget on the Flight Deck de Patricia Newman2010
Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War Through Reconstruction de Linda Barrett Osborne2010
The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust de Karen Gray Ruelle2010
Well Defined: Vocabulary in Rhyme de Michael Salinger2010
Under the Snow de Melissa Stewart2010
Pharaoh's Boat de David L. Weitzman2010
An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers de Natasha Wing2010
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! de Jonah Winter2010


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