Awards & Winners

Doris Gates

Date of Birth 26-November-1901
Place of Birth Mountain View
(California, United States of America, Santa Clara County, Silicon Valley)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer, Librarian, Novelist
Doris Gates was one of America's first writers of realistic children's fiction. Her novel Blue Willow, about the experiences of Janey Larkin, the ten-year-old daughter of a migrant farm worker in 1930's California, is a Newbery Honor book and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award winner. A librarian in Fresno, California, Gates lived and worked among the people described in her novels. She is also known for her collections of Greek mythology.

Awards by Doris Gates

Check all the awards nominated and won by Doris Gates.


John Newbery Medal
Honored for : Blue Willow

Nominations 1941 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
John Newbery Medal Blue Willow