Mary Downing Hahn

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Mary Downing Hahn
Born (1937-12-09) December 9, 1937 (age 76)
College Park, Maryland
Occupation Author
Nationality American
Period 1979 - present
Genres Young adult literature

Mary Downing Hahn (born December 9, 1937) is an award-winning author of young adult novels and a former school librarian.[1] She published her first book in 1979 and has since written over twenty novels.[2][3]

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State-specific awards[edit]

  • Charlie May Simon Honor Book for Time for Andrew (Arkansas)
  • California Young Reader's Medal for Time for Andrew
  • Colorado Children's Book Award for The Dead Man In Indian Creek
  • Georgia Children's Book Award for The Doll in the Garden
  • Georgia Children's Book Award for Time for Andrew
  • Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington)
  • Rebecca Caudhill Young Readers' Book Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Illinois)
  • Rebecca Caudhill Young Readers' Book Award for Time for Andrew (Illinois)
  • Young Hoosier Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Indiana)
  • Iowa Children's Choice Award for Wait Till Helen Comes
  • Iowa Children's Choice Award for The Gentleman Outlaw and Me
  • Kansas State Reading Circle Recommendation for Janey and the Famous Author
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award for Time for Andrew (Kansas)
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award for The Old Willis Place (Kansas)
  • Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award for Time for Andrew
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award honor for Time for Andrew
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Award for The Dead Man In Indian Creek (Minnesota)
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Minnesota)
  • Mark Twain Award for The Doll in the Garden (Missouri)
  • Mark Twain Award for Time for Andrew (Missouri)
  • Golden Sower Award for The Old Willis Place (Nebraska)
  • Golden Sower Award for Stepping on the Cracks (Nebraska)
  • Golden Sower Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Nebraska)
  • New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Master List for Hear the Wind Blow
  • Sequoyah Children's Book Award Master List for Time for Andrew (Oklahoma)
  • Rhode Island Children's Book Award Master List for Deep and Dark and Dangerous
  • South Carolina Children's Book Award for The Dead Man In Indian Creek
  • South Carolina Children's Book Award for The Old Willis Place
  • South Carolina Children's Book Award for Stepping on the Cracks
  • Volunteer State Book Award for The Old Willis Place (Tennessee)
  • Volunteer State Book Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Tennessee)
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award for Time for Andrew
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award for Wait Till Helen Comes
  • Utah Children's Book Award for The Dead Man In Indian Creek
  • Utah Children's Book Award for Time for Andrew
  • Utah Children's Book Award for Wait Till Helen Comes
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award for The Old Willis Place (Vermont)
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award for Time for Andrew (Vermont)
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award for Wait Till Helen Comes (Vermont)
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for The Dead Man In Indian Creek
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for The Doll in the Garden
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Time for Andrew
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Wait Till Helen Comes
  • West Virginia Children's Book Award for Witch Catcher

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leeper, Angela. "Talking with Mary Downing Hahn". ALA. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Children's Book Guild of Washington DC's Member Page for Mary Downing Hahn". childrensbookguild.org. 
  3. ^ "Mary Downing Hahn Talks with Roger". Horn Book Guide. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Search the Edgar® Award Winners And Nominees". The Edgars. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

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