Children's Books: Awards & Honors


Barefoot Books has developed an international reputation
for publishing award-winning books that celebrate art and
story. Below I have highlighted many of the prestigious
awards and honors Barefoot Books has earned through the years.

The Adventures of Odysseus
• NAPPA Gold Award, 2006
The Animal Boogie
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2001
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, 2003
• Society of School Librarians International Honor Book,
2001
The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems
• NAPPA Gold Award, 2006
The Barefoot Book of Faeries
• Amazing Toy Award, BabyZone.com,2002 – 2003
BookSense 76 Children’s Pick, Winter 2002
The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales
• Book of the Year Award Silver Medal Winner ForeWord
Magazine, 2005
The Barefoot Book of Knights
• Book of the Year Award Bronze Medal Winner ForeWord
Magazine, 2003
The Barefoot Book of Pirates
• Book of the Year Award Bronze Medal Winner ForeWord
Magazine, 1999
The Barefoot Book of Princesses
• Notable Books for Children Smithsonian Magazine, 1999
Bear at Home
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award,2001
The Boy Who Grew Flowers
• Book of the Year Award finalist ForeWord Magazine, 2005
Catch that Goat!
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2002
Elephant Dance
• NAPRA Nautilus Award Finalist, 2005
Elusive Moose
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, 2007
The Faerie’s Gift
Junior Library Guild Selection, 2003
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2004
Storytelling World Award, 2004
Fiesta Femenina
American Folklore Society Aesop Prize, 2001
• Parents’ Choice Recommended Winner, 2001
• Editor’s Choice Booklist, 2001
• Top 10 Children’s Books on Women’s History Booklist,
2001
• NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young
People, 2002
The Gigantic Turnip
• Books for Children, Mother Goose Award, 1999
• The Blue Ribbon Book, The Bulletin for the Center of
Children's Books, 1999
• Children’s Book Council NOT Just for Children Anymore!
2000
• Book of the Year Award Finalist ForeWord Magazine, 2000
Goddesses
• NAPRA Nautilus Award Finalist, 2004

Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon

• Parents’ Choice Award Approved Winner, 2000
• IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award, 2000
• Society of School Librarians International Honor Book,
2000
How Big is a Pig?
• IRA-CBC Children’s Choice, 2001
An Island in the Sun
• Book of the Year Award Finalist ForeWord Magazine, 2003
Jack and the Beanstalk
• Children’s Roundup, Newsweek Magazine, 1999
• The Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books,
Big Picture Book, 1999
• Book of the Year Award Finalist ForeWord Magazine, 2000
The Lady of Ten Thousand Names
• NAPRA Nautilus Award Winner, 2002
• NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young
People, 2002
Mother Goose Remembers
• Best Books for Babies Beginning with Books, 2000
• NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for
Young People, 2001
Motherbridge of Love
• Top Ten Children’s Book Time Magazine, 2007
My Daddy is a Pretzel
• NAPRA Nautilus Award Finalist, 2005
One City, Two Brothers
Middle East Book Award
The Middle East Outreach Council, 2007
Secret Seahorse
• Teachers’ Choice Award
Learning Magazine, 2005
Shakespeare’s Storybook
• American Folklore Society Aesop Prize, 2002
• Storytelling World Award, 2003
The Story Tree
• Notable Books for Children
Smithsonian Magazine, 2001
• NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade
Books for Young People, 2002
Tales from Old Ireland
Parents’ Choice Gold Award, 2000
• NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade
Books for Young People, 2002
• Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award, 2003
Tales of Wisdom & Wonder
• Books for Children Mother Goose Award, 1999
• Children’s Book Council NOT Just for Children Anymore!,
2000

Tenzin’s Deer

• CBC List of Notable Social Studies Trade
Books for Young People, 2004
• NAPRA Nautilus Award Winner, 2004

We All Went on Safari

• Book of the Year Award Child Magazine, 2003
• Family Fun Magazine Best Books of 2003
• Teachers’ Choice Award Learning Magazine, 2004
• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2004
• Capitol Choices Selection, 2004
• Book of the Year Award Silver Medal Winner
ForeWord Magazine, 2004

Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo?

• Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, 2005
Zoƫ and Her Zebra
• Outstanding Book, Parent Council, 1999
• Kids’ Pick of the Lists
American Bookseller, 2000
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