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(Jerry) Brian (J. Brian Pinkney) Pinkney (1961-)

Awards, Honors

National Arts Club Award of Distinction, 1990; Parents' Choice Honor Award for Illustration, 1990, for The Boy and the Ghost; Parents' Choice Honor Award for Story Books, 1990, for The Ballad of Belle Dorcus; Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies, for The Ballad of Belle Dorcus, Cut from the Same Cloth, Dear Benjamin Banneker, The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, and Bill Pickett: Rodeo Ridin' Cowboy; Parents' Choice Picture Book Award, 1991, for Where Does the Trail Lead? and A Wave in Her Pocket: Stories from Trinidad; Golden Kite Honor Award, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 1991, for Where Does the Trail Lead?; Aesop Prize, 1993, for Cut from the Same Cloth; Coretta Scott King Honor Book Award for Illustration, American Library Association (ALA), and Notable Book selection, ALA, 1993, both for Sukey and the Mermaid; NAPPA Award, 1993, for Alvin Ailey; Randolph Caldecott Honor Book, ALA, and California Book Award for juvenile fiction, 1996, both for The Faithful Friend; Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries, 1996, and Joan G. Sugarman Children's Book Award, 1997, both for When I Left My Village; Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Illustration, 1997, for The Adventures of Sparrowboy; Mountains and Plains Booksellers Association Award, 1997, for Bill Pickett; Randolph Caldecott Honor Book, ALA, 1998, and International Board on Books for Young People Honor List, 2000, both for Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra; Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration, ALA, 2000, for In the Time of the Drums.

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