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(Flora) Jean Little (1932-)

Awards, Honors

Canadian Children's Book Award, American and Canadian branches of Little, Brown, 1961, for Mine for Keeps; Vicky Metcalf Award, Canadian Authors Association, 1974, for body of work inspirational to Canadian boys and girls; Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature, Canada Council, 1977, for Listen for the Singing; Children's Book Award, Canada Council, 1979; Children's Book of the Year Award, Canadian Library Association (CLA), and Ruth Schwartz Award, Ontario Arts Council, both 1985, for Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird; Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Award, 1988, for Little by Little: A Writer's Education; D.Litt., University of Guelph, 1990; Reading Magic Award, Parenting magazine, 1991, for Stars Come Out Within; Member of the Order of Canada, Governor General of Canada, 1992; D.Ed., University of Nipssing and Mount St. Vincent University, 1993; Violet Downey Book Award, Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire, 1996, for His Banner over Me; Mr. Christie's Book Award, Christie Brown & Co., 1997, for Gruntle Piggle Takes Off; Gold Seal Award for best English book for middle readers, Christie Brown & Co., 2001, for Willow and Twig; Children's Book of the Year Award, CLA, 2002, for Orphan at My Door: The Home Child Diary of Victoria Cope.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: C(hristopher) J(ohn) Koch Biography - C.J. Koch comments: to Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell (1913– ) Biography(Flora) Jean Little (1932-) Biography - Awards, Honors, Writings, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Adaptations, Work in Progress