Parent's Choice Award for book "Of Colors and Things".


Parent's Choice Award for book "Of Colors and Things".


A letter to Tana informing her of her book winning the Parent's Choice award in 1990.


Diana Huss Green


Tana Hoban Papers, DG0460, Box 26, folder 4, de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Special Collections, The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.


January 1990


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Letter from the Parents' Choice Foundation information Tana of her winning the Parents' Choice Award for 1990. The text reads: Parents' Choice; a review of children's media; January 1990; Tana Hoban; c/o Greenwillow Books; 105 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016; Dear Tana: On behalf of the board I am pleased and honored to tell you that OF COLORS AND THINGS has won a Parents' Choice Honor in Illustration. Your work is a fine contribution to the lives of children.Sincerely, Diana Huss Green; President; Parents' Choice; Parents' Choice Foundation; Box 185, Waban, Massachusetts 02168 - (617) 965-5913; Left side reads: Honorary Advisory Board; Julie Andrews, Actress; Barbra Bush, The White House<br />
Jeanne Chall, Reading Specialist, Harvard University; Robert Coles, M.D., Author; Benjamin DeMott, Critic, Amherst College; Kitty Dukakis, The State House, Massachusetts; Tess Harper, Actress; Julie Harries, Actress; David McCord, Poet; Edward James Olmos, Actor; Anne Pellowski, Director of Children's Cultures, U.N., e.o.; Advisory Board; Marilyn Apseloff, Kent State University; Norma Bagnall, Missouri Western State College; Andrea Bermudez University of Houston; Mary Burns, Framingham State College; Lonnie C. Carton, Psychologist; Elzbieta Chodakowska, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Rudolph F. Crew, Sacramento Public Schools; Barbara Elleman, Booklist, American Library Association; Sidney Green, M.D., Harvard University School of Medicine; Bette Greene, Writer; Mary Howard, University of Alabama; Irving Kaufman, M.D., Smith College ; Nancy Larrick, Writer; Fran Litman, Wheelock College; Kenneth R. Manning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; John McAleer, Boston College; Horace Newcomb, University of Texas; Marian Parry,; Artist, Radcliffe College; Claire rosenfield, Brown University; Isabel Schon, Arizona State University; Dorothy Singer, Yale University; James R. Squire, Publisher; Virginia Tashjian, Librarian; Jane Yolen, Writer; Debra M. Ziegelbaum, Esquire; Editorial Board; Editor-in-Chief: Diana Huss Green; Managing Editor: Maggie Russell; Art Director: Jan Morgan; PARENTS' CHOICE, a review of children's media- books, video, movies, audio recordings, toys, music, computer programs- is published by the Parents' Choice Foundation. Subscription 415 a year. Shipping Address 1191 Chestnut Street, Newton, MA 02164


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