Riverby Awards

Given by John Burroughs Association

Outros Nomes: John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers (Inglês)
234 Works 36,845 Books 1,649 Reviews 4.1
Since 1926, the Association has awarded the prestigious John Burroughs Medal to the author of a distinguished nature book. The Association added the annual Riverby Award for young readers in 1988 mostrar mais and the John Burroughs Nature Essay Award in 1994. The awards recognize works of excellent writing about the natural world. They have to helped propel the careers of many outstanding authors and have expanded their audiences. Award winners have included Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, John McPhee, Roger Tory Peterson, and Peter Matthiessen, among many others.

Cash prizes are now given to the winner of each award. Nominations are accepted each summer through a specific deadline for each award. To submit a nomination, click on the link below under the award category.
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Winner 232

Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants de Robin Wall Kimmerer2023
Luminous: Living Things That Light Up the Night de Julia Kuo2023
A Warbler's Journey de Scott Weidensaul2023
Begin with a Bee de Liza Ketchum2022
The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest de Heather Lang2022
Over and Under the Canyon de Kate Messner2022
Ocean Speaks: How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean's Biggest Secret de Jess Keating2021
I am the Elwha de Lori Peelen2021
Longneedle (True Tales for Young Readers) de Anne Marshall Runyon2021
Secrets of the Loon de Laura Purdie Salas2021
My Mighty Journey: A Waterfall's Story de John Coy2020
The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa’s Last Great Herds de Sy Montgomery2020
Hawksbill Promise: The Journey of an Endangered Sea Turtle (Tilbury House Nature Book) de Mary Beth Owens2020
A Children's Guide to Arctic Butterflies de Mia Pelletier2020
Unseen Worlds: Real-Life Microscopic Creatures Hiding All Around Us de Hélène Rajcak2020
A Stone Sat Still de Brendan Wenzel2020
Salamander Sky de Katy Farber2019
The Coral Kingdom de Laura Knowles2019
We Build Our Homes: Small Stories of Incredible Animal Architects de Laura Knowles2019
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation de Kate Messner2019
Natural History Collector: Hunt, Discover, Learn! de Michael Sanchez2019
Counting Birds: The Idea That Helped Save Our Feathered Friends de Heidi E. Y. Stemple2019
Robins!: How They Grow Up de Eileen Christelow2018
Creekfinding: A True Story de Jacqueline Briggs Martin2018
Over and Under the Pond de Kate Messner2018
Amazon Adventure: How Tiny Fish Are Saving the World's Largest Rainforest de Sy Montgomery2018
Karl, Get Out of the Garden!: Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything de Anita Sanchez2018
Circle de Jeannie Baker2017
Olinguito, de La A a la Z!/Olinguito, from A to Z! de Lulu Delacre2017
Plants Can't Sit Still de Rebecca E. Hirsch2017
Finding Wild de Megan Wagner Lloyd2017
The Great White Shark Scientist de Sy Montgomery2017
One North Star: A Counting Book de Phyllis Root2017
Crow Smarts de Pamela Turner2017
Welcome to New Zealand: A Nature Journal de Sandra Morris2016
The Secret Bay de Kimberly Ridley2016
Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle (Junior Library Guild Selection) de Cheryl Bardoe2015
Water rolls, water rises = El agua rueda, el agua sube de Pat Mora2015
Plant a Pocket of Prairie de Phyllis Root2015
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands de Katherine Roy2015
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold de Joyce Sidman2015
Feathers: Not Just for Flying de Melissa Stewart2015
The Mystery of Darwin's Frog de Marty Crump2014
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest--and Most Surprising--Animals on Earth de Steve Jenkins2014
The Secret Pool de Kimberly Ridley2014
Parrots Over Puerto Rico de Susan L. Roth2014
Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas de Molly Bang2013
Wild Horse Scientists de Kay Frydenborg2013
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 de Phillip Hoose2013
Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World de Laurie Lawlor2013
A Leaf Can Be . . . de Laura Purdie Salas2013
The Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable Species de Peter Lourie2012
The Elephant Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series) de Caitlin O'Connell2012
Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature de Joyce Sidman2012
For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson de Peggy Thomas2012
Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage de Sophie Webb2012
The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe de Loree Griffin Burns2011
Captain Mac: The Life of Donald Baxter Macmillian, Arctic Explorer de Mary Morton Cowan2011
Bugs and Bugsicles: Insects in the Winter de Amy S. Hansen2011
Adventure Beneath the Sea: Living in an Underwater Science Station de Kenneth Mallory2011
How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships de Robin Page2011
Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors de Joyce Sidman2011
The Riverbank de Charles Darwin2010
What Bluebirds Do de Pamela F. Kirby2010
Whaling Season: A Year in the Life of an Arctic Whale Scientist de Peter Lourie2010
Cycle of Rice, Cycle of Life: A Story of Sustainable Farming de Jan Reynolds2010
A Mirror to Nature: Poems About Reflection de Jane Yolen2010
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion de Loree Griffin Burns2008
Being Caribou: Five Months on Foot with a Caribou Herd de Karsten Heuer2008
It's a Butterfly's Life de Irene Kelly2008
Where in the Wild?: Camouflaged Creatures Concealed... and Revealed de David M. Schwartz2008
Sea Horse: The Shyest Fish in the Sea de Chris Butterworth2007
John Muir: America's First Environmentalist de Kathryn Lasky2007
Little Lost Bat de Sandra Markle2007
Quest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea de Sy Montgomery2007
A Drop of Water de Gordon Morrison2007
One Night in the Coral Sea de Sneed B. Collard2006
Hotel Deep: Light Verse from Dark Water de Kurt Cyrus2006
A Mother's Journey de Sandra Markle2006
Leave Only Ripples: A Canoe Country Sketchbook de Consie Powell2006
The Bumblebee Queen de April Pulley Sayre2006
The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon de Jacqueline Davies2005
Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems de Kristine O'Connell George2005
The Tarantula Scientist de Sy Montgomery2005
The Flower Hunter: William Bartram, America's First Naturalist de Deborah Kogan Ray2005
If You Want to See a Caribou de Phyllis Root2005
Rachel: The Story of Rachel Carson de Amy Ehrlich2004
It's a Hummingbird's Life de Irene Kelly2004
Keeping a Nature Journal: Discover a Whole New Way of Seeing the World Around You de Clare Walker Leslie2004
Arctic Lights Arctic Night de Debbie S. Miller2004
Saving Birds: Heroes Around the World de Pete Salmansohn2004
The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin de Peter Sís2004
Paisano, The Roadrunner de Jennifer Owings Dewey2003
Looking for Life in the Universe de Ellen Jackson2003
Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark de Dorothy Hinshaw Patent2003
Crows!: Strange and Wonderful de Laurence Pringle2003
Shape Of Betts Meadow, The de Meghan N. Sayres2003
Henry David's House de Henry David Thoreau2003
Hidden Worlds: Looking Through a Scientist's Microscope de Stephen Kramer2002
Charles Darwin: The Evolution of a Thinker de Dorothy Hinshaw Patent2002
Dragon In The Sky (Junior Library Guild) de Laurence Pringle2002
Mississippi de Diane Siebert2002
A Handful of Dirt de Raymond Bial2001
If You Find a Rock de Peggy Christian2001
Meeting Dolphins de Kathleen Dudzinski2001
Elephant Quest de Ted Lewin2001
Cloud Dance de Thomas Locker2001
The Hungry Hummingbird de April Pulley Sayre2001
Cave de Diane Siebert2001
An Old Shell: Poems of the Galapagos de Tony Johnston2000
Pumpkin Circle: The Story of a Garden de George Levenson2000
The Snake Scientist de Sy Montgomery2000
A North American Rain Forest Scrapbook de Virginia Wright-Frierson2000
Cactus Poems de Frank Asch1999
Mud Matters: Stories from a Mud Lover de Jennifer Dewey1999
Snowflake Bentley de Jacqueline Briggs Martin1999
Ask Me If I'm a Frog (Curious Little Critters) de Ann Milton1999
In Good Hands: Behind the Scenes at a Center for Orphaned and Injured Birds de Stephen R. Swinburne1999
An Island Scrapbook: Dawn to Dusk on a Barrier Island de Virginia Wright-Frierson1999
Bats - Shadows In The Night de Diane Ackerman1998
The Secrets of Animal Flight de Nic Bishop1998
The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy de Kathryn Lasky1998
Storm on the Desert de Carolyn Lesser1998
Little Big Ears: The Story of Ely de Cynthia Moss1998
A Log's Life de Wendy Pfeffer1998
An Extraordinary Life: The Story of a Monarch Butterfly de Laurence Pringle1998
Nearer Nature de Jim Arnosky1997
Sawgrass Poems: A View of the Everglades: Poems de Frank Asch1997
What Rot! Nature's Mighty Recycler de Elizabeth Ring1997
Journeys With the Ice Bear de Kennan Ward1997
A Desert Scrapbook: Dawn to Dusk in the Sonoran Desert de Virginia Wright-Frierson1997
A City Under the Sea: Life in a Coral Reef de Norbert Wu1997
If You're Not From The Prairie de David Bouchard1996
Backyard Safaris: 52 Year-Round Science Adventures de Phyllis S. Busch1996
Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art de Candace Christiansen1996
The Day the Sky Split Apart: Investigating a Cosmic Mystery de Roy A. Gallant1996
Everglades de Jean Craighead George1996
Trees (A Harpercollins Nature Study Book) de Jonathan Pine1996
Working River de Fred Powledge1996
If You Should Hear a Honey Guide de April Pulley Sayre1996
Sand and Fog: Adventures in Southern Africa de Jim Brandenburg1995
The Eagle and the River de Charles Craighead1995
Tano and Binti de Linda Davolls1995
Wildlife Rescue: The Work of Dr. Kathleen Ramsay de Jennifer Dewey1995
The Search for Seismosaurus: The World's Longest Dinosaur de J. Lynett Gillette1995
City Dog de Karla Kuskin1995
Everglades: Buffalo Tiger and the River of Grass (River) de Peter Lourie1995
Wetlands (Harpercollins Nature Study Book) de Ronald N. Rood1995
Grizzlies in the Wild de Kennan Ward1995
Earth keepers de Joan Anderson1994
Tracks in the Wild de Betsy Bowen1994
Making Sense: Animal Perception and Communication (Knowing Nature) de Bruce Brooks1994
Playful Slider: The North American River Otter de Barbara Juster Esbensen1994
Charles Darwin: Revolutionary Biologist de J. Edward Evans1994
Among the Orangutans: The Birute Galdikas Story de Evelyn Gallardo1994
The Big Storm de Bruce Hiscock1994
Assateague: Island of Wild Ponies de Andrea Jauck1994
Jungle Days Jungle Nights de Martin Jordan1994
A Gathering of Garter Snakes de Bianca Lavies1994
Of Things Natural, Wild, and Free: A Story about Aldo Leopold (Creative Minds Biography) de Marybeth Lorbiecki1994
A Beach for the Birds de Bruce McMillan1994
Counting Cranes de Mary Beth Owens1994
Backyard Birds (Harpercollins Nature Study Book) de Jonathan Pine1994
Jackal woman : exploring the world of jackals de Laurence P. Pringle1994
Microaliens: Dazzling Journeys with an Electron Microscope de Howard Tomb1994
Come Back, Salmon: How a Group of Dedicated Kids Adopted Pigeon Creek and Brought it Back to Life de Molly Cone1993
The Call of the Running Tide: A Portrait of an Island Family de Nancy Price Graff1993
The Night Of The Whippoorwill de Nancy Larrick1993
Orphan: The Story of a Baby Woodchuck de Faith McNulty1993
ELEPHANTS CALLING: FACE TO FACE (Face to Face With Science) de Katharine Payne1993
Nature Spy de Shelley Rotner1993
John Muir: Wilderness Protector (Lerner Biographies) de Ginger Wadsworth1993
Nature by Design de Bruce Brooks1992
Tiger With Wings de Barbara Juster Esbensen1992
Dawn to dusk in the Galápagos : flightless birds, swimming lizards, and other fascinating creatures de Rita Gelman1992
Summer (Wildlife Seasons Book) de Ron Hirschi1992
Swanfall: Journey of the Tundra Swan de Tom Horton1992
Wasps at Home: 9 de Bianca Lavies1992
The Rock de Peter Parnall1992
I björnskogen de Bertil Pettersson1992
Batman: Exploring the World of Bats de Laurence P. Pringle1992
Brother Eagle, Sister Sky de Chief Seattle1992
Sierra (Trophy Picture Books) de Diane Siebert1992
The Hoiho: New Zealand's yellow-eyed penguin de Adele Vernon1992
Chameleons: Dragons in the Tree de Art Wolfe1992
Crinkleroot's Guide to Walking in Wild Places de Jim Arnosky1991
Urban Roosts: Where Birds Nest in the City de Barbara Bash1991
An Owl in the House: A Naturalist's Diary de Bernd Heinrich1991
Winter de Ron Hirschi1991
Dinosaur Dig de Kathryn Lasky1991
If The Owl Calls Again: A Collection of Owl Poems de Myra Cohn Livingston1991
Woodsong de Gary Paulsen1991
The Water's Journey de Eleonore Schmid1991
Hidden Life of the Desert de Thomas Wiewandt1991
RESCUE OF THE STRANDED WHALES (Books for Young Readers) de New England Aquarium1990
In the Forest: A Portfolio of Paintings de Jim Arnosky1990
Eric Carle's Animals Animals de Eric Carle1990
Walrus: On Location de Tara Darling1990
A Look Through the Mouse Hole (Nature Watch) de Heiderose Fischer-Nagel1990
Journey Through a Tropical Jungle de Adrian Forsyth1990
Box Turtle at Long Pond de William T. George1990
Curious creatures in peculiar places de Amy Goldman Koss1990
Lily Pad Pond de Bianca Lavies1990
Walter Warthog de Betty Leslie-Melville1990
At the Frog Pond de Tilde Michels1990
Quiet de Peter Parnall1990
Bearman: Exploring the World of Black Bears (Charles Scribner's Sons books for young readers) de Laurence P. Pringle1990
Moon Comes Home de Mary Jo Salter1990
Heartland de Diane Siebert1990
Woodpecker Forest de Keizaburō Tejima1990
Eyes (Ashton Scholastic) de Judith Worthy1990
Greens de Arnold Adoff1989
Dinosaur Bones (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) de Aliki1989
Walk on the Great Barrier Reef (Nature Watch) de Caroline Arnold1989
Sketching Outdoors in Summer de Jim Arnosky1989
I Was Born in a Tree and Raised by Bees de Jim Arnosky1989
The Big Beast Book: Dinosaurs and How They Got That Way (Brown Paper School) de Jerry Booth1989
The American Marten (Skylight Book) de Denise Casey1989
Rain Forest de Helen Cowcher1989
Planting a Rainbow de Lois Ehlert1989
The house of a mouse: Poems de Aileen Lucia Fisher1989
The Big Rock (Aladdin Picture Books) de Bruce Hiscock1989
The Lion Family Book de Angelika Hofer1989
Feet! de Parnall1989
Tracking Wild Chimpanzees in Kibira National Park de Joyce Powzyk1989
Mojave de Diane Siebert1989
Nature's Living Lights: Fireflies and Other Bioluminescent Creatures de Alvin Silverstein1989
The Penguin Family Book de Lauritz Somme1989
Safari de Caren Barzelay Stelson1989
Nicky the Nature Detective de Ulf Svedberg1989
Glaciers de Wendell V. Tangborn1989

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