Awards & Winners

Johanna Reiss

Date of Birth 04-April-1932
Place of Birth Winterswijk
(Netherlands, Gelderland, Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Annie, Johanna "Annie" de Leeuw
Profession Writer, Author, Novelist
Johanna Reiss is a Dutch-born American writer and longtime resident of New York City. Her most recent work, A Hidden Life, was published by Melville House Publishing in January 2009. In her books, Reiss has presented her childhood experience as a Jewish girl in The Netherlands during the Holocaust.

Awards by Johanna Reiss

Check all the awards nominated and won by Johanna Reiss.


John Newbery Medal
Honored for : The Upstairs Room
National Jewish Book Award for Children's Literature
Honored for : The Upstairs Room

Nominations 1973 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Jane Addams Children's Book Award The Upstairs Room
John Newbery Medal The Upstairs Room