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Occupation  children's author
Role  Author
Name  Karen Ackerman
Nationality  American
Language  English

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Born  October 9, 1951 (age 64) Cincinnati, Ohio (1951-10-09)
Notable works  The Leaves in October (1991) The Broken Boy New York: Philomel (1991) The Night Crossing (1994)
Notable awards  Caldecott Medal, 1989, for Song and Dance Man
People also search for  Stephen Gammell, Catherine Stock, Joyce Friedland
Books  Song and Dance Man, The night crossing, The Leaves in October, Araminta's Paint Box, I Know a Place

Song and Dance Man


Karen Ackerman (born October 9, 1951 in Ohio) is an American author of children's books.

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Background

She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Woodward High School in 1969.

Career

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.

Awards

Caldecott Medal, 1989, for the book Song and Dance Man, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, Knopf, 1988

References

Karen Ackerman Wikipedia


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