Karen Ackerman facts for kids
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October 9, 1951 |
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
|Notable awards||Caldecott Medal, 1989, for Song and Dance Man|
She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and she graduated from Woodward High School in 1969.
Ackerman's first children's book was published in 1982. She has since published over twenty-five books. Her books have won many awards including Parents' Choice, ABA Pick of the List, ALA Notable Books, Children's Book Council/NCSS Notable Books in the Field of Social Studies, New York Library Best List, Horn Book's Best, and School Library Journal Best Books.
Her picture-book Song and Dance Man, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, won the 1989 Caldecott Medal. The book was adapted into a children's theater production at the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove, Wisconsin in 2019.
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