Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator

The Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award recognizes an author and/or illustrator who has made a notable contribution to the field of literature for youth.

PSLA AWARDS
Distinguished Service Award
PSLA Presidential Award
Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator
Outstanding School Administrator (Building or District)
Outstanding Pennsylvania School Library
Pennsylvania School Library Innovators
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program

2018 Recipient: Jordan Sonnenblick

Previous Outstanding PA Authors and/or Illustrators Award Winners

 

Eligibility

  • Members of the Awards Committee, PSLA Board of Directors, and/or elected officers of PSLA are not eligible to apply.
  • The nominee must be a present or former Pennsylvania resident or whose work represents or reflects Pennsylvania.
  • The nominee's body of work must show evidence of substantial and lasting impact on children or young adult literature.
  • Nominations for all awards must be completed by a current PSLA member.

Application

 Nomination deadline: November 1st.

Selection of the award is based on the Outstanding Author and/or Illustrator Award Rubric, which is provided with the application form below:

Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award Application and Scoring Rubric (Word) 

Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award Application and Scoring Rubric (PDF)

Outstanding Pennsylvania Author and/or Illustrator Award application materials (google doc)

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Committee Chair ([email protected]).