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Francesca Lia Block (1962-)

Awards, Honors

Shrout Fiction Award, University of California, Berkeley, 1986; Emily Chamberlain Cook Poetry Award, 1986; Best Books of the Year citation, American Library Association (ALA), Best of the 1980s designation, Booklist, YASD Best Book Award, and Recommended Books for Reluctant Young-Adult Readers citation, all 1989, all for Weetzie Bat; Recommended Books for Reluctant Young Adult Readers citation, 1990, for Witch Baby; ALA Best Books of the Year citation, Recommended Books for Reluctant Young Adult Readers citation, Best Books citation from the New York Times, and Best Fifty Books citation from Publishers Weekly, all 1991, all for Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys; Best Books of the Year citations from School Library Journal and ALA Recommended Books for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, all 1993, all for Missing Angel Juan; Margaret A. Edwards Award, ALA, 2004; numerous other awards.

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