Virginia Hamilton

Virginia Hamilton is easily the most distinguished literary voice writing for young readers today. Since the publication of her first novel, "Zeely, " she has won every major award given to authors. Her many, many citations include the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal and the 1995 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, both given for her outstanding body of work. Besides receiving the National Book Award, the John Newbery Medal, and the "Boston Globe/Horn Book" Award, all for "M.C. Higgins, the...See more