Recommended Titles by Grade and Country

The lists below include recommended titles of children’s and young adult literature published before the inauguration of the Freeman Book Awards in 2016 as well as Freeman Award books themselves, and other recent non-winners that were deemed appropriate. 

Note: Once you click on a cover image, scroll down for annotations of the book’s content and any additional resources.

Children’s Literature

Young Adult/Middle School Literature

Young Adult/High School Literature


See these awards for books on other world areas: