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Babbitt, Natalie Zane

Born: 1932 AD
Currently alive, at 83 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

1932 – Natalie Babbitt was born 28th of July in Dayton, Ohio.

1954 – Received her B.A. from Smith College.

        – Married Samuel Fisher Babbitt, who also collaborated with her on her first book, The 49th Magician.

1969 – The Search for Delicious–Best Book for Children Ages Nine to Twelve citation, New York Times.

1970 – Got an award from Kneeknock Rise–American Library Association (ALA) Notable Book citation Newbery

Honor Book citation (1971) and Horn Book Honor citation.

1971 – Goody Hall–Book World Children’s Spring Book Festival Honor Book citation.

1972 – Received the Children’s Book Council Showcase title and School Library Journal Honor List citation.

1974 – Recipient of the The Devil’s Storybook–ALA Notable Book citation, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year citation, Horn Book Honor List citation and National Book Award nomination.

1979 – Honored by Herbert Rowbarge–George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books award.

1981 – Awarded by Hans Christian Andersen Medal nomination, Best Books citation, New York Times (1982).

1993 – Received the Children’s Literature Festival Award, Keene State College, for the body of her work.

1998 – Citations for Ouch!–Blue Ribbon Book, Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (1998), ALA Notable

Book citation (1999), and Audie Award (2001).