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    • Jon Scieszka
      Author Study
    • Biography
      Born in Flint, MI on September 8, 1954
      His dad Louis was an Elementary School Principal
      His mom Shirley was a registered nurse
      He has 5 brothers
      He first thought about being a doctor
      Earned his FMA in Children’s Literature in 1980 from Columbia University
      America’s first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature
      Founder of Guys Read (a non-profit literacy organization)
      Source: http://www.jsworldwide.com/just_the_facts.html
    • Awards
      1991-Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award for Picture Book for The True Story of the Three Little Pigs!
      1994 - Rhode Island Children's Book Award for The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
      1995 - Blue Ribbon Book from the Bulletin Center for Children's Books for Math Curse
      1995 - Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book for Math Curse
      1996 - American Library Association Notable Book for Math Curse
      1997 - Golden Archer Award for The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
      1997 - Maine's Student Book Award for Math Curse
      1997 - Texas Bluebonnet Award for Math Curse
      1997 - New Hampshire's The Great Stone Face Book Award for Math Curse
      Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Scieszka#Awards_and_recognition
    • Nationally Recognized Award
      1993- Caldecott Medal Winner
      The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales