| children's author|
| October 9, 1951 (age 64)
Cincinnati, Ohio (1951-10-09) |
The Leaves in October (1991)
The Broken Boy New York: Philomel (1991)
The Night Crossing (1994)
Caldecott Medal, 1989, for Song and Dance Man
Stephen Gammell, Catherine Stock, Joyce Friedland
Song and Dance Man, The night crossing, The Leaves in October, Araminta's Paint Box, I Know a Place
Karen Ackerman Wikipedia
Karen Ackerman (born October 9, 1951 in Ohio) is an American author of children's books.
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Woodward High School in 1969.
Ackerman's first children's book was published in 1982. She has since published over twenty-five books. Her books have won many awards including Parents' Choice, ABA Pick of the List, ALA Notable Books, Children's Book Council/NCSS Notable Books in the Field of Social Studies, New York Library Best List, Horn Book's Best, and School Library Journal Best Books. Her picture-book Song and Dance Man, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, won the 1989 Caldecott Medal.
Caldecott Medal, 1989, for the book Song and Dance Man, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, Knopf, 1988