Jane Yolen has won the 2018 Jeremiah Ludington Memorial Award, presented annually by the Educational Book and Media Association (EBMA) “to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the educational paperback business.” Yolen will receive a certificate at the EBMA annual meeting to be held January 7-10, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Austin in Austin TX. As part of the award, the EBMA will present a check for $2,500 to the charity of Yolen’s choice.
Past winners of genre interest include Tomie dePaola, Kate DiCamillo, Lois Lowry, Walter Dean Myers, Mary Pope Osborne, Edward Packard & R.A. Montgomery, Katherine Paterson, Gary Paulsen, Richard Peck, Brian Selznick, and David Wiesner.
For more information, see the EBMA website.
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