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About the Award

Eloise Jarvis Mcgraw Award for Children's Literature (Oregon) 

Eloise McGraw’s (1915-2000) books for children include The Striped Ships, which received an Oregon Book Award in 1992, and The Moorchild, which received an Oregon Book Award and a Newbery Award in 1997

Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature (Oregon)

"This award was created in 1999 by friends and family to honor a devoted lover of literature, Leslie Bradshaw (1952-1998). Bradshaw was well known within her community for sharing a passion for reading and love of a good story. She inspired many children at Beaver Acres Elementary School in Beaverton to become engaged with books"-- From Oregon Book Awards Literary Arts--Young Readers 

Categories include Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature

Awards by Year and Category

2015
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature With a Friend by Your Side by Barbara Kerley
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature     Martin Marten by Brian Doyle
Award for Graphic Literature The Zoo Box by Ariel Cohn, Illustrated by Aron Nels Steinke
2014                                                          

Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature

Calvin Coconut: Extra Famous by Graham Salisbury
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna
2013                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Drawing From Memory by Allen Say
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature Blue Thread by Ruth Tenzer Feldman
2012                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Calvin Coconut: Hero of Hawaii by Graham Salisbury
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature Wildwing by Emily Whitman
2011                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Calvin Coconut: The Zippy Fix by Graham Salisbury
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature The Last Great Getaway of the Water Balloon Boys by Scott William Carter
2010                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Keep on! The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-discoverer of the North Pole by Deborah Hopkinson
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature Calvin Coconut, Trouble Magnet by Graham Salisbury
2009                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Keep on! The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-discoverer of the North Pole by Deborah Hopkinson
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature I.Q. Book One: Independence Hall by Roland Smith
2008                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature A Day With No Crayons by Elizabeth Rusch
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature

The Rules for Hearts by Sara Ryan

A Taste for Rabbit by Linda Zuckerman

2007                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Not In Room 204 by Shannon Riggs
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature Alphabet of Dreams by Susan Fletcher
2006                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Tour America by Diane Siebert
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature Eyes of the Emperor by Graham Salisbury
2005                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Cave Paintings to Picasso by Henry Sayre
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature A Heart for Any Fate by Linda Crew
2004                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Luba by Michelle McCann
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature Deep by Susanna Vance
2003                                                          
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature Three Samurai Cats by Eric A. Kimmel
Leslie Bradshaw Award for Young Adult Literature The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed by Heather Vogel Frederick
 2002                                               
Empress of the World by Sara Ryan
2001                                                         
True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff
2000                                                         
The Gate in the Wall by Ellen Howard
1999                                                         
A Voice from the Border by Pamela Smith Hill
1998
Shark Bait by Graham Salisbury
1997
The Moorchild by Eloise McGraw
1996
Journey of the Red Wolf by Roland Smith
1995
Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham Salisbury
1994
Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff
1993
Blue Skin of the Sea by Graham Salisbury
1992
The Striped Ships by Eloise McGraw
1991
Four Dollars and Fifty Cents by Eric A. Kimmel
1990
Dragon's Milk by Susan Fletcher