Children's Literature Council
2005 Fall Gala
Jerry Pinkney

Featured Keynote Speaker
Jerry Pinkney
The Children's Literature Council's
2005 Award Ceremony
was held
Saturday, October 15, 2005
The Huntington Library and Gardens


2005 CLC Award Winners

Gris Grimly
Gris Grimly
"Marvelously Macabre Illustrations in a Trio of Terrifying Tales"
Boris and Bella illustrated by Gris Grimly Boris and Bella,
by Carolyn Crimi
(Harcourt, 2004)
Creature Carnival illustrated by Gris Grimly Creature Carnival
by Marilyn Singer
(Hyperion, 2004)
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness (Atheneum, 2004)


Kathleen Krull
"Significant Contribution to the Field of Non-Fiction"
Anne Elizabeth's Diary by Kathleen Krull Anne Elizabeth's Diary: A Young Artist's True Story (Little, Brown, 2004)

The Boy on Fairfield Strret by Kathleen Krull

The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Random House, 2004)
Pot O' Gold by Kathleen Krull A Pot O' Gold: A Treasury of Irish Stories, Poetry, Folklore, and (Of Course) Blarney, illus. by David McPhail (Hyperion, 2004)
A Woman for President by Kathleen Krull A Woman for President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull, illus. by Jane Dyer (Walker, 2004)

Alexandria LaFaye
"Distringuished Work of Historical Fiction"
(Simon and Schuster, 2004)
Worth by Alexandria LaFaye
  CLC Board Member and Book Award Committee Member Susan Erickson presents the award to Alexandria.
Kristine O'Connell George
"The Myra Cohn Livingston Award for Poetry
Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems,
Illustrated by Barry Moser (Harcourt, 2004)
Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems by Kristine O'Connell George
  CLC Board Member and Book Award Committee Member Laurie Reese presents the award to Kristine.



The Dorothy C. McKenzie Award for Distinguished Service to the Field of Children's Literature
Dr. Isabel Schon

Dr. Isabel Schon
Dr. Isabel Schon is Director of the Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents and founding faculty at California State University, San Marcos. Born in Mexico City, Dr. Schon came to the U.S. in 1972 and earned her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado in 1974. She has been a consultant on books in Spanish for young readers and bilingual/bicultural educational materials to schools, libraries and ministries of education in Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Spain, Italy, Ecuador, and the United States. She has written twenty-two books and over 300 articles and chapters in books.

CLC President Melinda Steep presents award to Dr. Schon.





Jerry and Andrea Pinkney


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