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, mostrar mais and 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.
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Todos, Gold Award (108), Honor Award (62)
Todos, No Category (170)
Todos, 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 por Linda Ashman2023
Nearer My Freedom: The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano by Himself por Monica Edinger2023
Dig, Dance, Dive: How Birds Move to Survive por Etta Kaner2023
Born Reading: 20 Stories of Women Reading Their Way into History por Kathleen Krull2023
Boundless por Chaunte Lowe2023
Elephants Remember: A True Story por Jennifer O'Connell2023
Latin Americans in History: 15 Inspiring Latinas and Latinos You Should Know (Biographies for Kids) por Monica Olivera2023
Evelyn Hooker and the Fairy Project por Gayle E Pitman2023
Eclipse por Andy Rash2023
Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons por Laura Purdie Salas2023
Hardcourt: Stories from 75 Years of the National Basketball Association por Fred Bowen2022
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story por Ruby Bridges2022
Serengeti: Plains of Grass por Leslie Bulion2022
Kiyo Sato : from a WWII Japanese internment camp to a life of service por Connie Goldsmith2022
Lifesize Baby Animals por Sophy Henn2022
Wake, Sleepy One: California Poppies and the Super Bloom por Lisa Kerr2022
A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use por Sara Levine2022
A is for Asian American: An Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Alphabet (Arts and Culture Alphabet) por Virginia Loh-Hagan2022
Pika Country: Climate Change at the Top of the World por Dorothy Hinshaw Patent Ph.D.2022
Just You and Me: Remarkable Relationships in the Wild por Jennifer Ward2022
Allies: Real Talk About Showing Up, Screwing Up, And Trying Again por Shakirah Bourne2021
When You Breathe por Diana Farid2021
Keeping the City Going por Brian Floca2021
Walking toward Peace: The True Story of a Brave Woman Called Peace Pilgrim por Kathleen Krull2021
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women por Kate Moore2021
The Beak Book por Robin Page2021
Little Dandelion Seeds the World por Julia Richardson2021
An Emotional Menagerie: Feelings from A to Z por The School of Life2021
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre por Carole Boston Weatherford2021
Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston por Alicia D. Williams2021
Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring por Matthew Burgess2020
You're Invited to a Moth Ball: A Nighttime Insect Celebration por Loree Burns2020
Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals por Katy S. Duffield2020
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice por Nikki Grimes2020
Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond por Alexandra Horowitz2020
Nian, The Chinese New Year Dragon por Virginia Loh-Hagan2020
T is for Thor: A Norse Mythology Alphabet por Virginia Loh-Hagan2020
Fred's Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers por Laura Renauld2020
Even More Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First por Luke Reynolds2020
Everybody Counts: A counting story from 0 to 7.5 billion por Kristin Roskifte2020
What Miss Mitchell Saw por Hayley Barrett2019
Bad Boys of Fashion: Style Rebels and Renegades Through the Ages por Jennifer Croll2019
Pushinka the Barking Fox: A True Story of Unexpected Friendship por Lee Alan Dugatkin2019
EYE SPY: Wild Ways Animals See the World por Guillaume Duprat2019
Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir por Nikki Grimes2019
Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) por Henry Louis Gates Jr.2019
A Boy Like You por Frank Murphy2019
The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean por Dean Robbins2019
Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor por Laurie Wallmark2019
Enemy Child: The Story of Norman Mineta, a Boy Imprisoned in a Japanese American Internment Camp During World War II por Andrea Warren2019
Ski Soldier: A World War II Biography por Louise Borden2018
The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters por Sean Connolly2018
Her Right Foot por Dave Eggers2018
Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation por Patricia Newman2018
Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up: Secrets, Tips, and Expert Advice on the Good, the Bad, and the Awkward por Adah Nuchi2018
Maya Lin por Susan Goldman Rubin2018
Countdown : 2979 days to the moon por Suzanne Slade2018
Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs por Melissa Stewart2018
Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact (National Geographic Kids) por Jennifer Swanson2018
Hidden City: Poems of Urban Wildlife por Sarah Grace Tuttle2018
Chomp!: Fierce facts about the BITE FORCE, CRUSHING JAWS, and MIGHTY TEETH of Earth's champion chewers (National Geographic Kids) por Brady Barr2017
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire por Amy Guglielmo2017
Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee! por Andrea J. Loney2017
Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm por Sue Macy2017
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters por Michael Mahin2017
Zoo Scientists to the Rescue por Patricia Newman2017
Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle por Deborah Lee Rose2017
The Elephant Keeper: Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia (CitizenKid) por Margriet Ruurs2017
Death on the River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure por Samantha Seiple2017
Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper por Anastasia Suen2017
ABCs from Space: A Discovered Alphabet por Adam Voiland2017
Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story por Sandra Neil Wallace2017
Water Wow! (A Visual Exploration) por Paula Ayer2016
Fashion Rebels: Style Icons Who Changed the World through Fashion por Carlyn Cerniglia Beccia2016
Good Trick Walking Stick por Sheri M. Bestor2016
Rocks, Minerals, and Gems: The Definitive Visual Catalog of the Treasure Beneath Your Feet por Sean Callery2016
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay por Susan Hood2016
Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America por Gail Jarrow2016
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsberg Makes Her Mark por Debbie Levy2016
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber por Sue Macy2016
Look and Learn Birds: PBS Kids por Sarah Parvis2016
The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue por Suzanne Slade2016
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story por Caren Stelson2016
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune por Pamela S. Turner2016
Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History por Sarah Albee2015
The Rain Wizard: The Amazing, Mysterious, True Life of Charles Mallory Hatfield por Larry Dane Brimner2015
Shadow Catcher: How Edward S. Curtis Documented American Indian Dignity and Beauty (Captured History) por Michael Burgan2015
Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm por Karen Deans2015
Elephant Man por Mariangela Di Fiore2015
A Friend for Lakota: The Incredible True Story of a Wolf Who Braved Bullying por Jim Dutcher2015
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir por Margarita Engle2015
The Secret Galaxy (Tilbury House Nature) por Fran Hodgkins2015
Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary por Gail Jarrow2015
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine por Laurie Wallmark2015
Mogie: The Heart of the House por Kathi Appelt2014
Stubby the war dog : the true story of world war I 's bravest dog por Ann Bausum2014
Animals (Bone Collection) por Rob Scott Colson2014
Grandfather Gandhi por Arun Gandhi2014
Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave por Shyima Hall2014
If: A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers por David J. Smith2014
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation por Duncan Tonatiuh2014
Mumbet's Declaration of Independence por Gretchen Woelfle2014
Birmingham Sunday por Larry Dane Brimner2010
Grandfather Gandhi por Arun Gandhi2010
Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave por Shyima Hall2010
The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy) por Barbara Kerley2010
Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story por S.D. Nelson2010
If: A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers por David J. Smith2010

Honor Award 62

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


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