Babbitt, Natalie Zane

Born: Jul 28, 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).




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