Outstanding Achievement Awards

Wisconsin authors & illustrators recognized for outstanding achievement for books published in the previous year.


Past Selections

2019 Selections

Title: The Button War
Author: Avi

Title: Lowriders Blast from the Past
Author: Cathy Camper

Title: Hooper
Author: Geoff Herbach

Title: Margot and Mateo Save the World
Author: Darcy Miller

Title: Capsized!: The Forgotten Story of the SS Eastland Disaster
Author: Patricia Sutton

2018 Selections

Title: March Against Fear
Author: Ann Bausum

Title: Big and Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd)
Author: Julie Bowe

Title: Clarymates
Author: Dev Petty
Illustrator: Lauren Eldridge

Title: Slider
Author: Pete Hautman

Title: Egg
Author: Kevin Henkes

Title: Noah Webster's Fighting Words
Author: Tracy Nelson Maurer

Title: Someday Birds
Author: Sally Pla

Title: Liberty: The Spy Who (Kinda) Liked Me
Author: Andrea Portes

Title: Pomegranate Witch
Author: Denise Doyen
Illustrator: Eliza Wheeler

Title: Where Are You?
Author: Sarah Williamson

2017 Selections

Title: A Study in Charlotte
Author: Brittany Cavallaro

Title: The Haunted House Project
Author: Tricia Clasen

Title: THe Secret of Dreadwillow Carse 
Author: Brian Farrey

Title: Therese Makes a Tapestry
Authors: Alexandra S.D. Hinrichs and Renee Graef

Title: Radical
Author: E.M. Kokie

Title: Snail and Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends
Author: Tina Kugler

Title: Pond
Author: Jim LaMarche

Title: A Patron Saint for Junior Bridesmaids
Author: Shelly Tougas