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Mary Downing Hahn (1937-)

Awards, Honors

American Library Association (ALA) Reviewer's Choice, Library of Congress Children's Books, and School Library Journal Best Books citations, all 1983, Child Study Association of America Children's Books of the Year and National Council of Teachers of English Teachers' Choice citations, both 1984, and William Allen White Children's Choice Award, 1986, all for Daphne's Book; Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, 1988, and children's choice awards from ten other states, all for Wait till Helen Comes; Child Study Association Book Award, 1989, Jane Addams Children's Book Award Honor Book, 1990, and California Young Reader's Medal, 1991, all for December Stillness; ALA Books for Reluctant Readers designation, 1990, and children's choice awards from five states, all for The Dead Man in Indian Creek; children's choice awards from seven states, all for The Doll in the Garden; ALA Notable Book citation, Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and Joan G. Sugarman Award, all 1992, Hedda Seisler Mason Award, 1993, and children's choice awards from three states, all for Stepping on the Cracks; Best Book for Young Adults citation, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), 1993, and New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age citation, 1994, both for The Wind Blows Backward; YALSA pick, 2001, for Look for Me by Moonlight.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: Bob Graham (1942-) Biography - Awards to Francis Hendy Biography - Born to SewMary Downing Hahn (1937-) Biography - Personal, Career, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Member, Writings