Recognizing those who stand up against injustice.

Winners

2015 Winners Press Release

Horace Mann Upstanders Book Award: Justin Roberts, The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade

Lifetime Upstander Award: Eve Bunting

Community Upstander Achievement Award: Michelle Franke (Meyering), PEN Center USA

2014 Winners Press Release

Horace Mann Upstanders Book Award: Anne Ursu, The Real Boy

Lifetime Upstander Award: Paul Fleischman

Community Upstander Achievement Award: Linda Christensen & Rethinking Schools 

 2013 Winners Press Release

Horace Mann Upstanders Book Award: Henry Cole, Unspoken

Lifetime Upstander Award: Tomie DePaola

Community Upstander Achievement Award: Luis J. Rodriguez 

Upstander New Talent Award: Innosanto Nagara,  A is for Activist.

2012 Winners Press Release

Horace Mann Upstanders Book Award: G. Neri, Ghetto Cowboy

Lifetime Upstander Award: Sam Swope

Community Upstander Achievement Award: Father Greg Boyle

 

Conference Registration

The 8th Annual Upstanders Children’s Literature Conference
Saturday May 16th, 2015

Wildwood School (elementary campus)
12201 Washington Place
Los Angeles, CA
90066-4900

Registration information coming soon.

Conference Program

To view a PDF of the 2013 program,
please click here.