Awards & Winners

Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

Date of Birth 31-May-1893
Place of Birth Buffalo
(United States of America, New York, Erie County, Area code 716)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Writer
Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth was an American writer of fiction and poetry for children and adults. She won the 1931 Newbery Medal from the American Library Association award recognizing The Cat Who Went to Heaven as the previous year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." In 1968 she was a highly commended runner-up for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's writers.

Awards by Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

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John Newbery Medal
Honored for : The Cat Who Went to Heaven

Nominations 1931 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
John Newbery Medal The Cat Who Went to Heaven