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Margaret A. Edwards Award: 1990s

Award to author and specific body of his/her work "for significant and lasting contributions to young adult literature."



Winner:  Richard Peck for Are You in the House Alone?, Father Figure, The Ghost Belonged to Me, Ghosts I Have Been, Remembering the Good Times, and Secrets of the Shopping Mall

Are You in the House Alone?

Father Figure

The Ghost Belonged to Me

Ghosts I Have Been

Remembering the Good Times

Secrets of the Shopping Mall

Winner:  Robert Cormier for After the First Death, The Chocolate War, and I Am the Cheese

After the First Death

The Chocolate War

I Am the Cheese

Winner:  Lois Duncan for Killing Mr. Griffin

Killing Mr. Griffin

Winner:  Marijane Meaker for Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack!, Gentlehands, Night Kites, and Nimona.

Unger Memorial Library does not have access to any of Marijane Meaker's works at this time.

Winner:  Walter Dean Myers for Fallen Angels, Hoops, Motown & Didi, and Scorpions

Fallen Angels


Motown & Didi


Winner:  Cynthia Voigt for Building Blocks; Dicey's Song; Homecoming; Izzy, Willy-Nilly; Jackaroo; The Runner; and A Solitary Blue

Building Blocks

Dicey's Song


Izzy, Willy-Nilly


The Runner

A Solitary Blue

Winner:  Judy Blume for Forever


Winner:  Gary Paulsen for CanyonsThe Crossing; Dancing Carl; Hatchet; The Winter Room; and Woodsong


The Crossing

Dancing Carl


The Winter Room


Winner:  Madeleine L'Engle for Meet the Austins; A Ring of Endless Light; A Swiftly Tilting Planet; and A Wrinkle in Time

Meet the Austins

A Ring of Endless Light

A Swiftly Tilting Planet

A Wrinkle in Time

Winner:  Anne McCaffrey for Dragondrums; Dragonsinger; Dragonsong; Dragonflight; Dragonquest; The Ship Who Sang; and The White Dragon






The Ship Who Sang

The White Dragon