Robert D. San Souci: Children's Literature

Selected Awards

  • Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year citation, New York Times, and Notable Children's Trade Book in the Social Studies, National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council (CBC), both 1978, and Horn Book Honor List citation, 1979, all for The Legend of Scarface: A Blackfeet Indian Tale
  • Notable Children's Trade Book in the Social Studies, 1981, and Children's Choice citation, International Reading Association (IRA)/CBC, 1982, for Song of Sedna: Sea-Goddess of the North
  • Notable Children's Trade Book in the Social Studies, 1986, for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 1987, for The Enchanted Tapestry: A Chinese Folktale , and 1992, for The Samurai's Daughter; Children's Choice citation, IRA/CBC, 1987, for Short and Shivery: Thirty Chilling Tales
  • Irma Simonton Black Book Award, Bank Street College of Education, 1989, American Library Association (ALA) Notable Book citation, 1989, and state readers' awards from Tennessee, Colorado, Nebraska, Virginia, and Georgia, all for The Talking Eggs
  • ALA Notable Book citation, 1992, for Sukey and the Mermaid
  • Aesop Award, Children's Folklore Section, American Folklore Society, 1993, for Cut from the Same Cloth
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1996, for The Faithful Friend, illustrated by Brian Pinkney
  • Jefferson Cup Award, Honor Book, the Virginia Library Association, 1997, for Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend
  • Americas Award Honorable Mention, the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs, 1998, for Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella
  • Notable Book for a Global Society, The Children's Literature and Reading Special Interest Group of the IRA, 1999, for Fa Mulan: The Story of a Woman Warrior
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award, 1999-2000, for A Weave of Words
  • Missouri Reading Circle Selection, Missouri State Reading Association, 2001, for Callie Ann and Mistah Bear
  • Children's Choice, IRA, 2004, for Dare to Be Scared: Thirteen Stories to Chill and Thrill
  • Honor Book Award, the Society of School Librarians International, 2005, for Little Pierre: A Cajun Story from Louisiana
  • Marcus Foster Memorial Reading Award, the California Reading Association, 2005, for outstanding contribution to advancement in reading in California