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Susan (Mary) Cooper (1935-)

Awards, Honors

Honor List citation for Over Sea, Under Stone; Honor List citation, Horn Book, and Notable Children's Book, American Library Association (ALA), both 1970, both for Dawn of Fear; Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Notable Children's Book, ALA, Carnegie Medal runner-up, British Library Association (BLA), all 1973, Newbery Honor Book, ALA, and Fanfare citation, Horn Book, both 1974, and Best Book, New York Times, all for The Dark Is Rising; Notable Children's Book, ALA, and Children's Choice, International Reading Association/Children's Book Council (IRA/CBC), both for Greenwitch; Honor List citation, Horn Book, Notable Children's Book, ALA, Newbery Medal, ALA, Tir na N'og Award (Wales), and commendation for Carnegie Medal, BLA, all 1976, all for The Grey King; Tir na N'og Award, for Silver on the Tree; Christopher Award, Humanitas Prize, Silver Hugo Award, Writers Guild of America Award, and Emmy Award nomination from Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, all 1984, all for The Dollmaker; Emmy Award nomination, 1987, Women in Film Festival Award, and Writers Guild of America Award, 1988, all for Foxfire; award nomination, Writers Guild of America, for To Dance with the White Dog; Humanitas Prize finalist; Notable Children's Book, ALA, Teacher's Choice, IRA, Editor's Choice, Booklist, and Parents' Choice Award, all for The Silver Cow; Honor List citation, Horn Book, 1987, and Notable Susan Cooper Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies/Children's Book Council (NCSS/CBC), both for The Selkie Girl; Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, for Tam Lin; B'nai B'rith Janusz Korczak Award, 1989, for Seaward; Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature, 1993, Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, Editor's Choice, Booklist, Reading and Magic Award (two categories), Parenting magazine, 1993, Fanfare citation, Horn Book, 1994, Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts, National Council of Teachers of English, Notable Children's Book, ALA, Best Book of the Year, School Library Journal, and Carnegie Award shortlist, BLA, all for The Boggart; Children's Book Award, Scottish Arts Council, 1999, for The Boggart and the Monster; Favorite Novel of the Year, Cuffies, Pick of the Lists selection, American Booksellers Association, and One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing selection, New York Public Library, all 1999, and Fanfare citation, Horn Book, Best Book for Young Adults, ALA, and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, all 2000, all for King of Shadows; Book Society choice, for Behind the Golden Curtain; May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecturer; Hans Christian Andersen Award nominee, International Board on Books for Young People, 2002, for body of work.

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