Tuesday, January 19, 2010
New Award in Virginia Hamilton's name
Yellow Springs author Virginia Hamilton is being honored by the American Library Association with a new award in her name. The Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement will go to outstanding black authors and illustrators “for lasting and significant contributions to youth or young adult literature,” the Dayton Daily News reported in an article, yesterday.
Dayton Daily News: Miami Valley author Virginia Hamilton has award in her name