Newbery Medal Illustration by Ellen Raskin

Awards and Honors for Ellen Raskin's Work

Nothing Ever Happens on My Block. Atheneum, 1966.
  • Brooklyn Art Books for Children Citation, 1973
  • New York Herald Tribune Children's Book Week Award, 1966
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books, 1966

    Songs of Innocence. Doubleday, 1966

  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Best Books Exhibit, 1966

    Spectacles. Atheneum, 1968

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1968
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books, 1968

    And It Rained. Atheneum, 1969.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1969
  • Library of Congress Children's Book, 1969

    The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel). Dutton, 1971.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1971
  • Children's Book Showcase, 1972
  • Library of Congress Children's Book, 1971

    Franklin Stein. Atheneum, 1972.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1972

    Who, Said Sue, Said Whoo? Atheneum, 1973.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1973
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Best Books Exhibit, 1973-74
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book for Picture Book, 1973
  • Children's Book Showcase, 1974

    Figgs & Phantoms. Dutton, 1974.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1974
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Best Books Exhibit, 1973-74
  • Children's Book Showcase, 1975
  • Library of Congress Children's Book, 1974
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1975
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1974
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1966-1978

    The Tatooed Potato & Other Clues. Dutton, 1975.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1975
  • Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Special Award, 1976

    Moose, Goose & Little Nobody. Atheneum, 1976.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1976

    Twenty-Two, Twenty-Three. Atheneum, 1976.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1976

    The Westing Game. Dutton, 1978.

  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1978
  • Banta Literary Award, 1979
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1978
  • Horn Book Fanfare, 1979
  • Library of Congress Children's Book, 1978
  • Newbery Medal, 1979

  • Named a Notable Wisconsin Author by the Literary Awards Committee of the Wisconsin Library Association, 1981

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    Illustrations on this page are by Ellen Raskin, from Books: A Book to Begin on by Susan Bartlett. (Holt, 1968)