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(Anne) Eve(lyn) Bunting (1928-)

Awards, Honors

Barney the Beard named an Honor Book by Chicago Book Clinic; Golden Kite Award, Society of Children's Book Writers, for best fiction book, Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, and Outstanding Social Science Book for Children from National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council, all 1976, all for One More Flight; Children's Book of the Year awards from Child Study Association of America, 1976, for One More Flight, 1979, for The Big Red Barn, 1981, for Goose Dinner and The Waiting Game, 1986, for The Valentine Bears, and 1987, for The Mother's Day Mice and Sixth Grade Sleepover; Winter's Coming named among New York Times Top Ten Books of 1977; Golden Kite award, and Best Fiction Book for Children designation, Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People, both 1977, both for Ghost of Summer; If I Asked You, Would You Stay? selected among American Library Association (ALA) Best Books for Young Adults, 1984; PEN Special Achievement Award, 1984, for contribution to children's literature; Nene Award, Hawaii Association of School Librarians/Hawaii Library Association, 1986, for Karen Kepplewhite Is the World's Best Kisser; School Library Journal Best Books of the Year designation, 1986, for The Mother's Day Mice, and 1989, for The Wednesday Surprise; Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People Award for Excellence in a Series, 1986, for "Lippincott Page Turners" series; Parents' Choice Award, Parents' Choice Foundation, 1988, for The Mother's Day Mice; Virginia Young Readers Award, 1988-89, California Reading Association Young Readers Medal, 1989, and South Carolina Association of School Librarians Young-Adult Book Award, 1988-89, all for Face at the Edge of the World; Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People Award for Outstanding Work of Fiction for Young Adults, 1989, for A Sudden Silence; Oklahoma Library Association Sequoyah Children's Book Award, Missouri Association of School Librarians Mark Twain Award, and Florida Association for Media in Education Sunshine State Young Readers Award, all 1989, all for Sixth Grade Sleepover; ALA Best Book for Young Adults and Recommended Book for Reluctant Young Readers, and New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age, all 1992, all for Jumping the Nail; Smoky Night awarded the Caldecott Medal, 1995, for illustrations by David Diaz; Western Writers of America Storyteller Award, 1995, for Dandelions; Regina Medal for Distinguished Contribution to Children's Literature, Catholic Library Association, 1997; Sydney Taylor Children's Book Award Honor Book in older readers category, Association of Jewish Libraries, 2002, for One Candle.

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