Golden Duck Awards

The Golden Duck Awards for Excellence in Children's Science Fiction have been given annually since 1992.


The categories are:


The Golden Duck Awards are funded by Super-Con-Duck-Tivity, Inc., a 501(c)3 corporation, which also sponsors the U.S. midwest regional science fiction convention DucKon. Winners are selected by a group of teachers, librarians, parents, high tech workers and reviewers.

Golden Duck Award Winners

Picture Book

  • 2007 - Night of the Homework Zombies by Scott Nickel, Illustrated by Steve Harpster; (ISBN 9781598890358)
  • 2006 - (tie)

Whales on Stilts by M. T. Anderson, illustrated by Kurt Cyrus (Harcourt, 2005. ISBN: 0152053409)
The Fran That Time Forgot by Jim Benton (Aladdin, ISBN: 0689862989)

Eleanor Cameron Award

Hal Clement Award

  • 2007 - Rash by Pete Hautman (Simon & Schuster, 2006; ISBN 9780689868016)
  • 2006 - Balance of Trade by Sharon Lee andSteve Miller (Meisha Merlin, 2004)
  • 2005 - Balance of Trade by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller (Meisha Merlin, 2004)
  • 2004 - Gunpowder Empire by Harry Turtledove (Tor Books)

Special Award Winner

  • 2007 - Nonfiction - Write Your Own Science Fiction Story by Tish Farrell (Compass Point Books, 2006; ISBN 9780756516437)
  • 2003 Best Science and Technology Education - Tales of the Wonderzone (Entire Series) by Julie E. Czerneda (Trifolium Books)
  • 2000 Promotion of Reading - Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
  • 1999 Australian Contribution to Children's Science Fiction - to Garth Nix
  • 1997 Strong Female Characters - Kipton and the Tower of Time by Charles L. Fontenay (Royal Fireworks Press, 1996)

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