Other Free Encyclopedias » Brief Biographies » Biographies: C(hristopher) J(ohn) Koch Biography - C.J. Koch comments: to Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell (1913– ) Biography » Frané Lessac (1954-) Biography - Career, Awards, Honors, Writings, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Member, Work in Progress

Frané Lessac (1954-) - Awards, Honors

book notable social studies

Children's Book of the Year, Island of St. Martin's, 1984, and Books for Children selection, Library of Congress, 1985, both for The Little Island; Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies/Children's Book Council (NCSS/CBC), 1989, and Book Show Award, American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1990, both for Caribbean Canvas; Editor's Choice citation, American Library Association, Parent's Choice Gold Award, and Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, 1989, all for The Chalk Doll by Charlotte Pomerantz; Reading Magic Award, Parenting Magazine, and Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, 1990, both for The Bird Who Was an Elephant by Aleph Kamal; 100 Best Books selection, New York Public Library, Children's Books of the Year citation, Bank Street College, and Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, 1993, all for Caribbean Carnival: Songs of the West Indies by Irving Burgle; Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, 1994, for Caribbean Alphabet; Notable Children's Book citation, Language Arts/National Council of Teachers, and Américas Children's and Young Adult Literature commendation, both 1994, both for Not a Copper Penny in Me House: Poems from the Caribbean by Monica Gunning; Children's Book of Distinction finalist, "Emphasis on Reading List" citation, state of Alabama, and Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, Notable Books for Children, American Library Association, and Notable Book for a Global Society Award, all 1996, all for The Distant Talking Drum: Poems from Nigeria by Isaac Olaleye; Book of the Year, Bank Street College, 1996, and Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, 1997, both for O Christmas Tree by Vashanti Rahaman; Sydney Taylor Award for Younger Readers, for Queen Esther Saves Her People by Rita Golden Gelman; Top Ten Science Books citation, Booklist, and Notable Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, both 2000, both for On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather by Marilyn Singer; West Australia Premier's Book Award, 2002, for The Legend of Moondyne Joe by Mark Greenwood.



Frané Lessac (1954-) - Writings [next] [back] Frané Lessac (1954-) - Career

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or