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Martin, Jacqueline Briggs

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Comments from the author about writing:
I have always loved the sounds of words and love writing stories that adults and children can share.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • 1996 Grandmother Bryant's Pocket designated a "Children's Book of Distinction" by Hungry Mind Review
  • 1996 Grandmother Bryant's Pocket received Lupine Award for best picture book in its year from Maine Librarians Association
  • 1998 Snowflake Bentley received Lupine Award for best picture book in its year from Maine Librarians Association
  • 1999 Snowflake Bentley received The Caldecott Award
  • 2003 The Water Gift and the Pig of the Pig received Lupine Award from Maine Librarians Association for best picture book of its year
  • 2003 On Sand Island Golden Kite Honor Award for picture book text
  • 2010 The Chiru of High Tibet: a True Story Smithsonian Magazine Best Book of 2010; Best Book Kirkus Reviews
  • 2013 Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table School Library Journal's Best Book Nonfiction
  • 2014 Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table ALA Notable Children's Book

Book Types: Fiction, Nonfiction

Audience Types: Children

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Yes

Author Web site URL: www.jacquelinebriggsmartin.com

E-mail Address: jacqueline@jacquelinebriggsmartin.com

Publisher Information:

READERS to EATERS Books http://readerstoeaters.com

County: Linn

Books By This Author

  • Alice Waters and the Trip to the Delicious. Readers to Eaters, Seattle, 2014.
  • Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table. Readers to Eaters, Seattle, 2013.
  • The Chiru of High Tibet : a True Story. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2010.
  • Chicken Joy on Redbean Road, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 2007.
  • Banjo Granny, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 2006.
  • On Sand Island, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2003.
  • The Water Gift and the Pig of the Pig, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 2003.
  • Snowflake Bentley, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1998.

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