Awards & Winners

Andrew Clements

Date of Birth 29-May-1949
Place of Birth Camden
(Camden County, New Jersey)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Author, Teacher, Editor
Andrew Clements is an American author of children's books. Clements grew up in Camden, New Jersey and Springfield, Illinois, United States. As a child, he enjoyed summers at a lakeside cabin in Maine where he spent his days swimming and hiking and water skiing, and his evenings reading books. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Northwestern University and a Masters of Arts in Elementary Education from National Louis University, he worked as a teacher sharing his love of reading with elementary, middle, and high school students. He started his literary career by writing songs. Then he worked for several publishing companies where he published, acquired, edited, marketed, and developed quality children's books. In 1985, Clements added his own work to the market with a picture book entitled Bird Adalbert. His first novel was the award-winning Frindle, which has won sixteen state book awards, as well as the Christopher Award. Clements works have been translated into several languages including German, Italian, French, Korean, Portuguese, Basque, Hungarian, Japanese, Dutch, and Spanish. Clements currently lives in Westborough, Massachusetts, with his wife Rebecca. He has four grown children – Charles, George, Nathaniel, and John. His children are reflected in some of his books.

Awards by Andrew Clements

Check all the awards nominated and won by Andrew Clements.


Nominations 2009 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award No Talking
4 up


Edgar Award for Best Juvenile
Honored for : Room One

Nominations 2007 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Room One


Nominations 2006 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Agatha Award for Best Children/Young Adult Fiction Room One