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Minfong Ho (1951-) - Awards, Honors

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First prize, Council of Interracial Books for Children, 1975, for Sing to the Dawn; first prize, Annual Short Story Contest of Singapore, Ministry of Culture, Singapore, 1982, and first prize, Annual Short Story Contest, AsiaWeek magazine, Hong Kong, 1983, both for "Tanjong Rhu;" second place, Commonwealth Book Awards (prose category), Commonwealth Book Council, Minfong Ho 1987, first prize, National Book Development Council of Singapore, 1988, Parents Choice Award, 1990, and Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association (ALA), Editor's Choice, Booklist, and Books for the Teen Age selection, New York Public Library, all 1991, all for Rice without Rain; Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies selection, National Council for the Social Studies/Children's Book Council, and Best Books selection, Parents magazine, both 1991, Pick of the Lists selection, American Booksellers Association (ABA), Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts selection, National Council of Teachers of English, and Children's Book of Distinction selection, Hungry Mind Review, all 1992, all for The Clay Marble; Southeast-Asian Write Award, conferred by the Crown Prince of Thailand, 1996; Horn Book Fanfare selection, Notable Book designation and Caldecott Honor Book, both ALA, and Children's Book of Distinction selection, Hungry Mind Review, all 1997, all for Hush!: A Thai Lullaby; Notable Book selection, ALA, Best Books selection, New York Public Library, and Children's Book of Distinction selection, Hungry Mind Review, all 1997, all for Maples in the Mist: Children's Poems from the Tang Dynasty; Pick of the Lists selection, ABA, 1997, for Brother Rabbit: A Cambodian Tale.

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