Jeanne Betancourt (1941-)
Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council, 1982, for SMILE! How to Cope with Braces; Emmy nomination for Outstanding Children's Special, 1986, for I Want to Go Home and Don't Touch, 1987, for Teen Father, and 1988, for Supermom's Daughter; Emmy nomination for Best Children's Script, 1986, and Humanitarian Award, Los Angeles Council on Assaults against Women, 1987, both for Don't Touch; Humanitas Award finalist, 1986, for Don't Touch, and 1987, for Teen Father; National Psychology Award for Excellence in the Media, American Psychological Association, and Nancy Susan Reynolds Award, Center for Population Options, both 1987, for Teen Father; Children's Choice Award, International Reading Association/Children's Book Council, 1987, for Sweet Sixteen and Never . . . ; Commendation Award, American Women in Radio and Television, and Mentor Award, National Association for Youth, both 1988, for Supermom's Daughter; Lifetime Achievement Award, Hamilton School at Wheeler, 2004.
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