American Library Association (ALA)
1976 Caldecott Honor Award for STREGA NONA
2000 Newbery Honor Award for 26 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE
2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award
1999 Living Treasure

Honorary Doctoral Degrees
1985 - Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire
1994 - Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire
1996 - Notre Dame College, Manchester, New Hampshire
1999 - Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts
1999 - University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
2002 - Georgetown University, Washington, DC
2003 - New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire
2009 – Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

TIMELINE…
1952 Francis T. Maloney Memorial Scholarship
Meriden, Connecticut

1976 Caldecott Honor Award for STREGA NONA
American Library Association

1981 Kerlan Award
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

1982 Golden Kite Award for Illustration for GIORGIO'S VILLAGE
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

1983 Regina Medal
Catholic Library Association

1983 Community Citizen Award
Wilmot Grange
Wilmot, New Hampshire

1985 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
Colby-Sawyer College
New London, New Hampshire

1986 David McCord Children's Literature Citation
Framingham (MA) State College and Nobscot Reading Council
of the International Reading Association

1987 Golden Kite Honor Award for Illustration for
WHAT THE MAILMAN BROUGHT, by Carolyn Craven

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

1988 Citizen-of-the-Year Award
New London Chamber of Commerce
New London, New Hampshire

1990 James Smithson Medal
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

1990 USA nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration
International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)

1994 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, New Hampshire

1995 University of Southern Mississippi Medallion
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

1996 Milner Award
Atlanta Fulton Public Library
Atlanta, Georgia

1996 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
Notre Dame College
Manchester, New Hampshire

1998 Children's Literature Festival Award
Keene State College
Keene, New Hampshire

1999 Named one of "100 People Who Shaped the Century" in New Hampshire
CONCORD MONITOR
Concord, New Hampshire

1999 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
Emerson College
Boston, Massachusetts

1999 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

1999 Living Treasure Award
Governor's Arts Awards
New Hampshire

2000 Newbery Honor Award for 26 Fairmount Avenue
American Library Association

2000 I Migliori Award
The Pirandello Lyceum Institute of Italian American Studies, Research
and Cultural Dissemination
Greater Boston, Massachusetts area

2000 Town Award
Colby-Sawyer College
New London, New Hampshire

2000 Jeremiah Ludington Award
Educational Paperback Association

2001 Granite State Award
Plymouth State College
Plymouth, New Hampshire

2002 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
Georgetown Universitiy
Washington, DC

2003 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
New England College
Henniker, New Hampshire

2003 Jo Osborne Award for Humor in Children's Literature
The Ohio Library Foundation

2003 Lifetime Achievement Award
New Hampshire Writers' Project

2007 Sarah Josepha Hale Award
Richards Free Library
Newport, New Hampshire

2007 Distinguished Service Award
Northeast Children’s Literature Collection
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

2008 New England Book Award
New England Independent Booksellers Association

2009 Honorary Degree
Pratt Institute
Brooklyn, New York

2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
American Library Association

 
 
 
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