Awards & Winners

Kirby Larson

Date of Birth 17-August-1954
Place of Birth Seattle
(King County, United States of America, Washington, Area code 206, Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Kirby Lane Larson
Profession Writer
Kirby Lane Larson is an American writer of children's books including Oppenheim Platinum Award-winner The Magic Kerchief, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger. Her book, Hattie Big Sky, was a finalist for the 2007 Scandiuzzi Book Award of the Washington State Book Awards, and won a 2007 Newbery Honor. Kirby is retired from the faculty at the Whidbey Writers Workshop MFA program. Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival and Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle both have won a Show-Me Award. She lives in Kenmore, Washington with her husband, Neil.

Awards by Kirby Larson

Check all the awards nominated and won by Kirby Larson.


Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Hattie Big Sky
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John Newbery Medal
Honored for : Hattie Big Sky

Nominations 2007 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
John Newbery Medal Hattie Big Sky