To encourage continuing excellence in the creation of children’s literature, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators has instituted grant programs. An important function of the SCBWI is to provide assistance and support to those working in the children’s book field. Congratulations to these previous grant winners and runners-up.
2006 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Mikela Prevost
Carolyn Reed Barritt
Barbara Karlin Grant
Leslie Muir
Elaine Marie Alexander
Kimberly Colen Grant
Deborah Bryson and Kathryn Dennis
Martha Weston Grant
Roberta Collier-Morales
Work-In-Progress General
Miriam Glassman
Debby Dahl Edwardson
W-I-P Unpublished
Tami Lewis Brown
Sarah S. Brannen
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Amy Kathleen Ryan
Holly Cupala
W-I-P Nonfiction
Anne F. Scott
Ann Malaspina


2005 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Maria van Lieshout
Karen Jones Lee
Barbara Karlin Grant
Jerry Miller
Susan Anger
Kimberly Colen Grant
Angela Cerrito and Emily M. Jiang
Martha Weston Grant
Lupe Ruiz-Flores
Work-In-Progress General
Tracy Barrett
Leda Schubert
W-I-P Unpublished
Linda Urban
Kathy Nuzum
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Sarah Rakes Esslinger
Kathleen Ahrens
W-I-P Nonfiction
Loree Griffin Burns
Jeff Crosby


2004 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Matt Phelan
Jaime Zollars
Barbara Karlin Grant
Deborah Diesen
Mina Javaherbin
Kimberly Colen Grant
Karen E. Roehr and Robert E. Swanson
Martha Weston Grant
Fiona Bayrock
Laura Purdie Salas
Work-In-Progress General
Robert Weibezahl
Sarah Aronson
W-I-P Unpublished
Cynthia Lord
Betsy Wernert
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Desiree Michael Guzman
Mark Peter Hughes
W-I-P Nonfiction
Karen Romano Young
Barbara Kerley Kelly


2003 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Anik McGrory
Sarah Brannen
Barbara Karlin Grant
Jann Johnson
Kelly Houle
Kimberly Colen Grant
Alan M. Gratz and Robin Veronesi
Work-In-Progress General
Heather Doran Barbieri
Kathleen Benner Duble
W-I-P Unpublished
Jay Asher
Kathy Nuzum
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Andrea Rice
Karmen Kooyers
W-I-P Nonfiction
Ann Bausum
Sandra Weber


2002 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
David J. Udovic
Daniel Santat
Barbara Karlin Grant
Kimberly C. Young
Daniel A. Kelin II
Kimberly Colen Grant
Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie
Work-In-Progress General
Mary J. Ikagawa
Judyann Grant
W-I-P Unpublished
Stacy DeKeyser
Michael Ferrari
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Johanna Knowles
Mara Rockliff
W-I-P Nonfiction
Julie Baker
Gail Karwoski


2001 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Theresa Smythe
Lisa M. Kopelke
Barbara Karlin Grant
Sunny Day Delgado-Martinez
Kathleen Keeler
Work-In-Progress General
Deborah Wiles
Jennifer Groff
W-I-P Unpublished
Cora Goss-Grubbs
Jennifer Swender
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Kim Ablon
Jeanne Birdsall
W-I-P Nonfiction
Dennis L. Armstrong
Karen Bradley Cain


2000 Grant Winners:
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Yuyi Morales
Amy Loeffler
Barbara Karlin Grant
Toni Buzzeo
Andrea Beaty
Work-In-Progress General
Cara Haycak
Maria Testa
W-I-P Unpublished
Jonathan Solomon
Amy Pendleton
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Paula Yoo
Betsy Ochester
W-I-P Nonfiction
Mary Amato
Vaunda M. Nelson


1999 Grant Winners: 
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Lisa Cinella
Beth Royalty
Barbara Karlin Grant
Alicia Potter
Lynne Berry
Work-In-Progress General
J. L. Bell
Marta M. Crisp
W-I-P Unpublished
Alice B. Fogel
Lea Wait
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Gail Giles
Carol Tanzman
W-I-P Nonfiction
Mary Morton Cowan
Catherine Scheader


1998 Grant Winners:
 
Grant
Winner
Runner-up
Don Freeman Grant
Sheryl Daane Chestnut
Emmie Hsu
Barbara Karlin Grant
Brenda Joziatis
KG Stiles
Work-In-Progress General
Jackie Davies
Kathy Walden Kaplan
W-I-P Unpublished
Kristen Hoel
Valerie O. Patterson
W-I-P Contemporary Novel
Gregory Daigle
Lynn B. Coulter
W-I-P Nonfiction
Mary Bahr Fritts
Connie Goldsmith

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