Laurie Halse Anderson Wins Empire State Award

The Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People is Laurie Halse Anderson.

First awarded in 1990, the Empire State Award is given to an author and/or illustrator currently residing in New York State to honor a significant body of work in the field of literature for young people.

–Jennifer Burke, Chair of the Empire State Award Committee

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