Children's Book Award Handbook

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Libraries Unlimited, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 412 pages
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Includes bibliographical references and index. Children's literature awards and their namesakes -- Jane Addams and the Jane Addams Book Award -- Hans Christian Andersen and the Hans Christian Andersen Award -- Mildred L. Batchelder and the Mildred L. Batchelder Award -- Pura Belpre and the Pura Belpre Award -- Randolph Caldecott and the Randolph Caldecott Medal -- Margaret A. Edwards and the Margaret A. Edwards Award -- Theodor Seuss Geisel and the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award -- Kate Greenaway and the Kate Greenaway Medal -- Lee Bennett Hopkins and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award -- Ezra Jack Keats and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Awards -- Coretta Scott King and the Coretta Scott King Award -- Astrid Lindgren and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for Literature -- John Newbery and the John Newbery Medal -- Scott O'Dell and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Edgar Allan Poe and the Edgar Award -- Michael L. Printz and the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature -- Robert F. Sibert and the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award -- Sydney Taylor and the Sydney Taylor Book Award -- E.B. White and the E.B. White Read Aloud Award -- Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award -- Charlotte Zolotow and the Charlotte Zolotow Award -- Other children's literature awards.
  

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Contents

Childrens Literature Awards and Their Namesakes
1
Jane Addams and the Jane Addams Book Award
5
Hans Christian Andersen and the Hans Christian Andersen Award
25
Mildred L Batchelder and the Mildred L Batchelder Award
39
Pura Belpré and the Pura Belpré Award
57
Randolph Caldecott and the Randolph Caldecott Medal
75
Margaret Alexander Edwards and the Margaret A Edwards Award
99
Theodor Seuss Geisel and the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
111
John Newbery and the John Newbery Medal
201
Scott ODell and the Scott ODell Award for Historical Fiction
231
Edgar Allan Poe and the Edgar Award
245
Michael L Printz and the Michael L Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
261
Robert F Sibert and the Robert F Sibert Informational Book Award
273
Sydney Taylor and the Sydney Taylor Book Award
285
E B White and the E B White Read Aloud Award
299
Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
311

Kate Greenaway and the Kate Greenaway Medal
125
Lee Bennett Hopkins and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award
139
Ezra Jack Keats and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Award
155
Coretta Scott King and the Coretta Scott King Award
169
Astrid Lindgren and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
189
Charlotte Zolotow and the Charlotte Zolotow Award
323
Other Childrens Literature Awards
341
Bibliography
375
Index
379
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About the author (2006)

DIANA F. MARKS lives in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. She is employed by the Coucil Rock School District in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where she teaches elementary-age gifted children.

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