Karen Ackerman

Karen Ackerman has authored more than 25 novels for children. ABA Pick of the List, ALA Outstanding Books, Children's Book Council/NCSS Notable Books in the Subject of Social Sciences, New York Library Best List, Horn Book's Best, and School Library Journal Best Books are just a few of the honors she's received for her work. Song and Dancing Man, illustrated by Stephen Gammell, won the Caldecott Medal in 1989.