Awards

 

 

Donna Jo Napoli, children's books author, writes for all ages, from picture books through young adult books.

Her awards include (in reverse chronological order):

  • Carolyn W. Field Honor Book given by the Pennsylvania Library Association (for HUNGER)

  • Sydney Taylor Book Award presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries (for STORM)

  • Eureka! Silver Honor Book of the California Reading Association (for TREASURY OF GREEK MYTHOLOGY)

  • Anne Izard's Storytellers' Choice Award (for MAMA MITI)

  • Frances and Wesley Bock Book Award (for MAMA MITI)

  • Parents' Choice Gold Award (for ALLIGATOR BAYOU)

  • Literary Lights for Children Award given by the Boston Public Library (2007)

  • Carolyn W. Field Honor Book given by the Pennsylvania Library Association (for FIRE IN THE HILLS)

  • Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award (for THE KING OF MULBERRY STREET)

  • Sydney Taylor Honor Book presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries (for THE KING OF MULBERRY STREET)

  • Sons of Italy National Book Club selection (for THE KING OF MULBERRY STREET)

  • Parents' Choice Silver Honor Award (for NORTH)

  • Nevada Young Readers Award (for DAUGHTER OF VENICE)

  • Golden Kite Honor Book given by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (for BREATH)

  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award (for ALBERT)

  • Carolyn W. Field Honor Book given by the Pennsylvania Library Association (for BEAST)

  • Carolyn W. Field Honor Book given by the Pennsylvania Library Association (for SPINNERS)

  • Drexel University and Free Library of Philadelphia Children's Literature Citation (1998)

  • Golden Kite Award given by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (for STONES IN WATER)

  • Sydney Taylor Book Award presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries (for STONES IN WATER)

  • Carolyn W. Field Honor Book given by the Pennsylvania Library Association (for STONES IN WATER)

  • M. Jerry Weiss Book Award given by the New Jersey Reading Association (for THE PRINCE OF THE POND)

  • Leeway Foundation Grant for Excellence in Fiction (1995)