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Jean Ferris (1939-) - Awards, Honors

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Grants from the Society of Children's Book Writers, 1984, for Invincible Summer, and 1987, for Across the Grain; Outstanding Work of Fiction for Young Adults, Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People, Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association (ALA), Best Books, School Library Journal, and Editor's Choice, Booklist, all 1987, all for Invincible Summer; Young Adults Jean Ferris Choice, International Reading Association (IRA), 1991, Virginia Young Reader's Award nomination, 1992-93, and Iowa Teen Award nomination, 1992-93, all for Looking for Home; Best Books for Young Adults, ALA, 1992, and California Young Reader's Medal nomination, 1992-93, both for Across the Grain; Utah Children's Book Award nomination and South Carolina Young Adult Book Award nomination, both 1994-95, both for Relative Strangers; Junior Library Guild selection, 1995, for Signs of Life; Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award nomination, Junior Library Guild selection, 1996, Young Adult Reading List selection, Texas Library Association, 1997-98, and Virginia Young Reader's Award nomination, 1998-99, all for All That Glitters; National Book Award nomination, National Book Foundation, 1998, Best Book for Young Adults, ALA, Quick Pick for Young Adults, ALA, and Best Books for Young Adults citation, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), all 1999, all for Love among the Walnuts; Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies/Children's Book Council (NCSS/CBC), Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, Quick Pick for Young Adults, ALA, and Best Book for Young Adults, ALA, all 1999, San Diego Book Award for juvenile fiction, Young Adults Choice, IRA, 2000, and California Young Reader Medal, 2002, all for Bad; nomination, Michael Printz Award, ALA, 2000, Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library, 2001, Best Book for Young Adults, ALA, 2002, and San Diego Book Award for juvenile fiction, all for Eight Seconds; Best Book for Young Adults, ALA, Tayshas selection, Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People citation, NCSS/CBC, Distinguished Work of Fiction Award, Children's Literature Council of Southern California, all 2002, all for Of Sound Mind; Best Books for Young Adults, ALA, and Notable Book citation, ALA, both 2002, and Books for the Teen Age citation, New York Public Library, 2003, all for Once Upon a Marigold.

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