Christian Book Award Winners

The Christian Book Award has been awarded each year since 1978 to recognize quality Christian books in several categories, including children's books. From 1978 to 2005 the award was known as the Gold Medallion Book Award. It is awarded by The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.

My Bible Animals Storybook2015 Winner:
My Bible Animals Storybook
by Dandi Daley Mackall, Illustrated by Heather Heyworth
Category: Children

The Sparkle Box: A Gift with the Power to Change Christmas2014 Winner:
The Sparkle Box: A Gift with the Power to Change Christmas
by Jill Hardie, Illustrated by Christine Kornacki
Recommended Age: 5
Category: Children

The Action Bible Devotional2013 Winner:
The Action Bible Devotional
by Jeremy V. Jones, Illustrated by Sergio Cariello
Recommended Age: 9
Category: Children

The Story for Children, A Storybook Bible2012 Winner:
The Story for Children, A Storybook Bible

Recommended Age: 4
Category: Children

The Action Bible2011 Winner:
The Action Bible
Edited by Doug Mauss, Illustrated by Sergio Cariello
Recommended Age: 9
Category: Children

B4UD8 — Before You Date: 7 Things You Need to Know before Your Next Date2010 Winner:
B4UD8 — Before You Date: 7 Things You Need to Know before Your Next Date
by Hayley and Michael DiMarco
Recommended Age: 14
Category: Children and Youth

For Young Men Only: A Guy’s Guide to the Alien Gender2009 Winner:
For Young Men Only: A Guy’s Guide to the Alien Gender
by Jeff Feldhahn and Eric Rice with Shaunti Feldhahn
Recommended Age: 14
Category: Children and Youth

TeenVirtue Confidential: Your Questions Answered about Guys, God, and Getting Older2008 Winner:
TeenVirtue Confidential: Your Questions Answered about Guys, God, and Getting Older
by Vicki Courtney
Recommended Age: 13
Category: Children and Youth

Sexy Girls: How Hot Is Too Hot?2008 Winner:
Sexy Girls: How Hot Is Too Hot?
by Hayley DiMarco
Recommended Age: 12
Category: Children and Youth

TeenVirtue: Real Issues, Real Life2006 Winner:
TeenVirtue: Real Issues, Real Life
by Vicki Courtney
Recommended Age: 13
Category: Children and Youth

I2005 Winner:
I'd Be Your Princess
by Kathryn O’Brien
Recommended Age: 3
Category: Preschool Children

A Faith to Grow On2005 Winner:
A Faith to Grow On
by John MacArthur
Recommended Age: 7
Category: Elementary Children

Every Young Woman2005 Winner:
Every Young Woman's Battle: Guarding Your Mind, Heart, and Body in a Sex-Saturated World
by Shannon Ethridge & Stephen Arterburn
Recommended Age: 13
Category: Youth

The Mess Detectives: The Slobfather2004 Winner:
The Mess Detectives: The Slobfather
by Doug Peterson
Recommended Age: 4
Category: Preschool Children

Hymns for a Kid2004 Winner:
Hymns for a Kid's Heart
by Joni Eareckson Tada and Bobbie Wolgemuth, Illustrated by Sergio Martinez
Recommended Age: 4
Category: Elementary Children

Boom: A Guy2004 Winner:
Boom: A Guy's Guide to Growing Up
by Michael Ross
Recommended Age: 14
Category: Youth

The New Bible in Pictures for Little Eyes2003 Winner:
The New Bible in Pictures for Little Eyes
by Ken Taylor
Recommended Age: 2
Category: Preschool Children

All Is Well: The Miracle of Christmas in July2003 Winner:
All Is Well: The Miracle of Christmas in July
by Frank Peretti
Recommended Age: 7
Category: Elementary Children

Every Young Man2003 Winner:
Every Young Man's Battle
by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker, with Mike Yorkey
Recommended Age: 15
Category: Youth

Blessings Every Day2002 Winner:
Blessings Every Day
by Carla Barnhill
Recommended Age: 5
Category: Preschool Children

Window on the World2002 Winner:
Window on the World
by Daphne Spraggett, with Jill Johnstone
Recommended Age: 6
Category: Elementary Children
Also: Sonlight Level C for Ages 7-9

The Narrow Road2002 Winner:
The Narrow Road
by Brother Andrew, with John Sherrill and Elizabeth Sherrill
Recommended Age: 15
Category: Youth

Mad Maddie Maxwell2001 Winner:
Mad Maddie Maxwell
by Stacie Maslyn
Recommended Age: 4
Category: Preschool Children

A Faith to Grow on2001 Winner:
A Faith to Grow on
John MacArthur
Recommended Age: 7
Category: Elementary Children

Extreme Faith2001 Winner:
Extreme Faith
by Tim Baker
Recommended Age: 13
Category: Youth

The Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers2000 Winner:
The Rhyme Bible Storybook for Toddlers
by L. J. Sattgast
Category: Preschool Children

Because I Love You2000 Winner:
Because I Love You
by Max Lucado
Category: Elementary Children

What2000 Winner:
What's the Big Deal About Sex?
by Jim Burgen
Category: Youth

King of the Stable1999 Winner:
King of the Stable
by Melody Carlson
Category: Preschool Children

The Very First Christmas1999 Winner:
The Very First Christmas
by Paul L. Maier
Category: Elementary Children

WWJD Today?1999 Winner:
WWJD Today?
by Brian K. Shipman
Category: Youth

The Sunflower Parable1998 Winner:
The Sunflower Parable
by Liz Curtis Higgs
Category: Preschool Children

The Parable of the Lily1998 Winner:
The Parable of the Lily
by Liz Curtis Higgs
Category: Preschool Children
Also: Top 10 Easter Picture Books

The Pine Tree Parable1998 Winner:
The Pine Tree Parable
by Liz Curtis Higgs
Category: Preschool Children

The Pumpkin Patch Parable1998 Winner:
The Pumpkin Patch Parable
by Liz Curtis Higgs
Category: Preschool Children

The Jubilee Family Illustrated Bible1998 Winner:
The Jubilee Family Illustrated Bible
by Claude-Bernard Costecalde
Category: Elementary Children

It1998 Winner:
It's Time to Be Bold
by Michael W. Smith
Category: Youth

Praise and Worship1997 Winner:
Praise and Worship
by Ken & Angela Abraham
Category: Preschool Children

The Children1997 Winner:
The Children's Daily Devotional Bible

Category: Elementary Children

Pure Excitement1997 Winner:
Pure Excitement
by Joe White
Category: Youth

Mouse in Solomon1996 Winner:
Mouse in Solomon's House: A Child's Book of Wisdom
by Mack Thomas
Category: Preschool Children

Paw Paw Chuck1996 Winner:
Paw Paw Chuck's Big Ideas in the Bible
by Charles R. Swindoll
Category: Elementary Children

I1996 Winner:
I'm Outta Here! Facing the Tough Choices After High School
by Len Woods
Category: Youth

Stories Jesus Told1995 Winner:
Stories Jesus Told
by Nick Butterworth
Category: Preschool Children

The Adventures in Odyssey Bible1995 Winner:
The Adventures in Odyssey Bible

Category: Elementary Children

Jumper Fables1995 Winner:
Jumper Fables
by Ken Davis
Category: Youth

The Hosanna Bible1994 Winner:
The Hosanna Bible
by Ken Abraham
Category: Preschool Children

The One-Minute Bible For Kids1994 Winner:
The One-Minute Bible For Kids
by Joyce K. Ellis
Category: Elementary Children

Trying To Get The Toothpaste Back Into The Tube1994 Winner:
Trying To Get The Toothpaste Back Into The Tube
by Lorraine Peterson
Category: Youth

Just In Case You Ever Wonder1993 Winner:
Just In Case You Ever Wonder
by Max Lucado
Category: Preschool Children

The Treasure Tree1993 Winner:
The Treasure Tree
by John Trent
Category: Elementary Children

Don1993 Winner:
Don't Check Your Brains at the Door
by Josh McDowell
Category: Youth
Also: Former Sonlight Books

What Would Jesus Do?1992 Winner:
What Would Jesus Do?
by Mack Thomas
Category: Preschool Children

The Beginner1992 Winner:
The Beginner's Devotional
by Stephen T. Barclift
Category: Elementary Children

If You Really Trust Me, Why Can1992 Winner:
If You Really Trust Me, Why Can't I Stay Out Later?
by Lorraine Peterson
Category: Youth

King Leonard1991 Winner:
King Leonard's Celebration (Kidderminster Kingdom Tales)
by Christopher A. Lane
Category: Preschool Children

Treasure in an Oatmeal Box1991 Winner:
Treasure in an Oatmeal Box
by Ken Gire
Category: Elementary Children

I Don1991 Winner:
I Don't Remember Dropping The Skunk, But I Do Remember Trying To Breathe
by Ken Davis
Category: Youth

Do You See Me God?: Prayers for Young Children1990 Winner:
Do You See Me God?: Prayers for Young Children
by Elspeth Campbell Murphy
Category: Preschool Children

Destination Moon: The Spiritual and Scientific Voyage of the Eighth Man to Walk on the Moon1990 Winner:
Destination Moon: The Spiritual and Scientific Voyage of the Eighth Man to Walk on the Moon
by James Irwin
Category: Elementary Children

1990 Winner:
Lifelines Introductory Series (Booklets 1-4)
by Fran & Jill Sciacca
Category: Youth

Katie1989 Winner:
Katie's Adventure At Blueberry Pond
by Josh McDowell
Category: Preschool Children

You1989 Winner:
You're Worth More Than You Think! (Let's-Talk-About-It Stories for Kids)
by Lois Walfrid Johnson
Category: Elementary Children

You Are Wonderfully Made! (Let1989 Winner:
You Are Wonderfully Made! (Let's-Talk-About-It Stories for Kids)
by Lois Walfrid Johnson
Category: Elementary Children

Thanks for Being My Friend (Let1989 Winner:
Thanks for Being My Friend (Let's-Talk-About-It Stories for Kids)
by Lois Walfrid Johnson
Category: Elementary Children

1989 Winner:
Life-lines: Getting a hold on life
by Fran Sciacca
Category: Youth

What Does God Do?1988 Winner:
What Does God Do?
by Hans Wilhelm
Category: Preschool Children

Catherine Marshall1988 Winner:
Catherine Marshall's Storybook for Children
by Catherine Marshall
Category: Elementary Children

Am I The Only One Here With Faded Genes?1988 Winner:
Am I The Only One Here With Faded Genes?
by Marie Chapian
Category: Youth

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