Don Brown's Books for Children & Young People
Robert McCloskey & Emporia State University
While visiting Emporia State University’s May Maasee Collection. Maasee was a legendary children’s book editor and the collection has some extraordinary pieces, including early Robert McCloskey sketches.
William Allen White Award Festivities
I received the William Allen White Award in Emporia, Kansas on Saturday, October 4, 2014. I was joined by co-winner, Helen Frost, the extraordinary author of Hidden. We were warmly embraced by the people of Emporia as well as kids from across Kansas. Our host, John Sheridan, Dean of Libraries and Archives, made our visit […]
Towner Award Nomination for Dust Bowl!
The Towner Award is sponsored by the Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) and is awarded to an outstanding non-fiction book intended for students in grades two through six. In the spring students will be asked to vote on which title they liked best, with the results being made public in early May. It’s a great […]