FW: Margaret Mahy and Diana Wynne Jones

Elizabeth Evans er.evans at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Jun 15 23:14:56 EDT 2004


Thanks very much for this, Allison. I have forwarded it to my sister.
Regards
Elizabeth.

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From: owner-dwj at suberic.net [mailto:owner-dwj at suberic.net]On Behalf Of
Allison Marles
Sent: Wednesday, 16 June 2004 2:18 p.m.
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Subject: Re: FW: Margaret Mahy and Diana Wynne Jones


oodles of awards. (this is probably not complete)

Archer's Goon:
Boston Globe Horn Book Award Honor Book
School Library Journal Best Book
Library of Congress Children's Books
ALA Notable Children's Book
ALA Best Book for Young Adults

Aunt Maria (aka Black Maria):
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
Library of Congress Children's Books

Charmed Life:
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
Guardian Award for Children's Fiction (UK)
Carnegie Medal commendation

Castle in the Air:
Book Sense 76 Pick
ALA Best Book for Young Adults
ALA Notable Children's Book

Dark Lord of Derkholm:
- New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age
- School Library Journal Best Book
- ALA Booklist Top 10 Fantasy Novels for Young Readers
- Book Sense 76 Pick

Dogsbody:
- ALA Notable Children's Book

Fire and Hemlock:
- ALA Booklist Editors Choice
- Horn Book Fanfare
- Book Sense 76 Pick

Hexwood:
- Book Sense 76 Pick

Howl's Moving Castle:
- ALA Best Book for Young Adults
- ALA Notable Children's Book
- Boston Globe Horn Book Award Honor Book
- ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults
- Book Sense 76 Pick

Power of Three:
- Guardian Award for Children's Fiction (UK)

The Crown of Dalemark:
- Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature

The Homeward Bounders:
- ALA Best Book for Young Adults

The Lives of Christopher Chant:
- ALA Notable Children's Book
- Nebula Award

The Merlin Conspiracy:
- ALA Notable Children's Book
- New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age

Year of the Griffin:
- Publishers Weekly Best Book
- New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age
- IRA/CBC Children's Choice
- Book Sense 76 Pick

The Time of the Ghost:
- Book Sense 76 Pick

Witch Week:
- School Library Journal Best Book


Enjoy!
Allison
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 01:17:41PM +1200, Elizabeth Evans wrote:
> Hello everybody
>
> I forwarded Jackie's email to my sister who is another DWJ fan. Can any
> experts give a definitive answer to her question? I have a feeling that
DWJ
> has won awards, but I don't know exactly what, or for which books.
>
> Regards
> Elizabeth.
> ____
>
> How exciting! Fire & Hemlock, eh?  Have any of her other books won
> awards?  Posthumously or otherwise?
> ____
>
> Hi everyone--
>
> I just returned from the Children's Literature Association conference,
> where the Phoenix Award winner and runner up for 2005 were announced.
> You can imagine my excitement to hear that they were:
>
> Winner:  Margaret Mahy for Catalog of the Universe
>
> and....
>
> Honor Book:  Diana Wynne Jones for Fire and Hemlock
>
> Yay!!!!!!!!!!
>
> For those of you who aren't familiar with this award, it is given by
> ChLA
> to the most outstanding book published twenty years previously that did
> not win any major awards at the time of publication, but which has come
> to be recognized as a book of high literary merit.
>
> For more information about the award or about ChLA, here is the website:
>
> http://ebbs.english.vt.edu/chla/.index.html
>
> Congratulations!!!!
>
>
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