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Kenneth Oppel (1967-)

Awards, Honors

Canadian Library Association (CLA) Notable Book selection, 1991, for The Live-forever Machine, and 1993 for Dead Water Zone; City of Toronto Book Awards finalist, Kenneth Oppel 1992, and Our Choice selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 1992-93, both for Cosimo Cat; CLA Notable Book designation, 1993, and Choice designation, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 1995-96, for Follow That Star; Air Canada Award, Canadian Authors Association, 1995, for "outstanding promise" demonstrated by a young (under thirty years) Canadian writer; Pick of the List, American Booksellers Association, and Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, American Library Association, both 1997, shortlist, Ruth Schwartz Award, shortlist, Silver Birch Award, Blue Heron Award, Mr. Christie's Book Award, and Book of the Year for Children, CLA, all 1998, and Maud Hart Lovelace Award, and Prix SNCF du Livre Jeunesse, both 2002, all for Silverwing; Booklist Editor's Choice, and Canadian Children's Book Centre Choice, both 2000, both for Peg and the Whale; Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award, Mr. Christie Book Award, CBA Libris Award for Best Specialty Book of the Year, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children, and Smithsonian Notable Book, 2000, Manitoba Young Readers' Choice designation, 2002, and New Jersey Garden State Award shortlist, all 2003, all for Sunwing; Toronto Public Library Celebrates Reading Award, 2002; CLA Book of the Year award, Mr. Christie's Book award, and Red Maple award, all 2003, and Manitoba Young Reader's Choice award, 2004, all for Firewing.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: Grace Napolitano: 1936—: Politician to Richard (Wayne) Peck (1934-) Biography - CareerKenneth Oppel (1967-) Biography - Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Writings, Adaptations, Work in Progress