Children's Literature Council's 2003 Fall Gala
November 1, 2003
The Huntington Library - San Marino, California
Photo Gallery
   
Statue at the Huntington Library

Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Nancy Farmer

2002 National Book Award Winner
2003 Newbery Award Honor Award Winner
2003 Michael L. Printz Honor Award Winner
for her book,
House of the Scorpion
(Simon and Schuster, 2002)

 

Cathy Ryne and Nancy Farmer
Sierra Madre Public Library Children's Librarian and Children's Literature Council Vice President in charge of the Fall Gala, Cathy Ryne, and keynote speaker, Nancy Farmer. Left - Ms. Farmer's book, The House of the Scorpion.
House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

 

The following Southern California authors, illustrators, and distinguished contributors to the field of children's literature in 2002 received the following Children's Literature Council Awards:

 

"Distinguished Body of Work In 2002"
Nickki Grimes and Stephanie Meyers
Author, Nikki Grimes receives her award from Campbell Hall School Librarian and CLC Awards Committee Member, Stephanie Meyer
Nikki Grimes
"Distinguished Body of Work In 2002"
for
-Bronx Masquerade (Dial)
-Danitra Brown Leaves Town (HarperCollins)

-Talkin' About Bessie:The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
(Orchard)
-Under The ChristmasTree
(HarperCollins)

-When Daddy Prays (Eerdmans)

 

 

 
"Outstanding Work of Fiction for Young Adults"
Ron Koertge and Maida Wong
Author Ron Koertge receives his award from South Pasadena Children's Librarian and CLC Awards Committee Member, Maida Wong
Ron Koertge
"Outstanding Work of Fiction for Young Adults"
for:
Stoner & Spaz (Candlewick)
Stoner and Spaz by Ron Koertge

 

 

 
"Excellence in a Picture Book"
Maureen Wade and David Shannon
Los Angeles Public Library Senior Librarian in Children's Services and Children's Literature Council Awards Committee Member, Maureen Wade presents the award to author and illustrator, David Shannon
David Shannon
"Excellence in a Picture Book"
for:
Duck On A Bike (Scholastic)
Duck on a Bike by David Shannon

 

 

 
"Myra Cohn Livingston Award For Poetry"
Marilyn Taniguchi and April Halprin Wayland
Beverly Hills Public Library Children's Librarian,
Marilyn Taniguchi
(left) presents the award to author, April Halprin Wayland
April Halprin Wayland
"Myra Cohn Livingston Award
For Poetry
"
for
Girl Coming In For A Landing (Knopf)

Girl Coming in for a Landing by April Halprin Wayland

 

 

 
"Dorothy C. McKenzie Award"
for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Children's Literature
Stephen Mooser, Lin Oliver, and Roger Kelly
Stephen Mooser and Lin Oliver receive their award from Pasadena Public Library Children's Librarian and Children's Literature Council President, Roger Kelly
Lin Oliver and
Stephen Mooser

Founders of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
"Dorothy C. McKenzie Award"
for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Children's Literature

 

 

Some of the Guests
Roger Kelly, Helen Overstreet and Beverly Clay
Roger Kelly and Sue Alexander
Children's Literature Council President, Roger Kelly, Board Member Helen Overstreet, and Pasadena Public Library Children's Librarian, Beverly Clay
Roger Kelly and Board Member and Author, Sue Alexander
Author Eve Bunting
Board Member and Activist, Sandy Schuckett, and Author Susan Goldman Rubin
Author Sonya Sones

 


 

 

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