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Gary Strong Curriculum Center - College of Education, Health and Human Sciences: Charlotte Zolotow Award

Charlotte Zolotow Award

The Charlotte Zolotow Award is given annually to the author of the best picture book text published in the United States in the preceding year.  Established in 1998, the award is named to honor the work of Charlotte Zolotow, a distinguished children's book editor for 38 years with Harper Junior Books, and author of more than 70 picture books, including such classic works as Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present (Harper, 1962) and William's Doll (Harper, 1972).

The award is administered by the Cooperative Children's Book Center, a children's literature library of the School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  The winner is announced in January each year.

Award Winners at the GSCC or Main Library

Award Honors at the GSCC or Main Library