Awards & Scholarships

Your 2015 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Suggestions?

ALSC personal members are invited to suggest names for the 2015 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. This award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made  a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children over a period of years

For more information about the award, visit the ALSC website at Click on “Awards and Grants” in the left-hand navigation bar; then click on “ALSC Book & Media Awards.”  Scroll down to the “Wilder Award Home Page” to learn more specifics about the award.

The 2015 Wilder Award Selection Committee requests that you send your suggestion(s) by the October 15, 2013 deadline to the chair, Karen Nelson Hoyle, at Publishers, authors, and illustrators may not suggest their own work. Kindly list names in preference order, followed by a brief statement of support for each, using the definitions and criteria found on the ALSC website at

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