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Meindert DeJong

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Meindert De Jong, sometimes spelled de Jong, DeJong or Dejong (4 March 1906 – 16 July 1991) was a Dutch-born American writer of children's books. [1]

31 relations: American Library Association, Americans, Association for Library Service to Children, Austrian Literature Online, Calvin College, Children's literature, Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis, Dutch language, Friesland, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Great Depression, Gyldendal, Hans Christian Andersen Award, Hurry Home, Candy, International Board on Books for Young People, Josette Frank Award, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, Maurice Sendak, Meindert DeJong, Michigan, National Book Award for Young People's Literature, National Book Foundation, Newbery Medal, North Carolina, Shadrach (novel), The House of Sixty Fathers, The Wheel on the School, United States Army Air Corps, University of Chicago, West Frisian language, Wierum.

American Library Association

The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.

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Americans

Americans are citizens of the United States of America.

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Association for Library Service to Children

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association, and it is the world's largest organization dedicated to library service to children.

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Austrian Literature Online

Austrian Literature Online (ALO) is an Austrian digitization project by the University Library of Innsbruck, the University Library of Graz and the University of Linz.

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Calvin College

Calvin College is a liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Children's literature

Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.

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Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis

The (German Children´s Literature Award) is an annual award established in 1956 by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth to recognise outstanding works of children's literature.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Friesland

Friesland (official, Fryslân), also historically known as Frisia, is a province of the Netherlands located in the northern part of the country.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Gyldendal

Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag A/S, usually referred to simply as Gyldendal is a Danish publishing house.

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Hans Christian Andersen Award

The Hans Christian Andersen Awards are two literary awards by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), recognising one living author and one living illustrator for their "lasting contribution to children's literature".

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Hurry Home, Candy

Hurry Home, Candy by Meindert DeJong is a children's novel about a dog.

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International Board on Books for Young People

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a Swiss non-profit organization committed to bringing books and children together.

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Josette Frank Award

The Josette Frank Award is an annual children's literary award for fiction that "honors a book or books of outstanding literary merit in which children or young people deal in a positive and realistic way with difficulties in their world and grow emotionally and morally".

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Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

The Lewis Carroll Shelf Award was an American literary award conferred on several books annually by the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Education annually from 1958 to 1979.

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Bernard Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books.

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Meindert DeJong

Meindert De Jong, sometimes spelled de Jong, DeJong or Dejong (4 March 1906 – 16 July 1991) was a Dutch-born American writer of children's books.

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Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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National Book Award for Young People's Literature

The National Book Award for Young People's Literature is one of four annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation (NBF) to recognize outstanding literary work by US citizens.

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National Book Foundation

The National Book Foundation (NBF) is an American nonprofit organization established "to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America".

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Newbery Medal

The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Shadrach (novel)

Shadrach by Meindert De Jong is a children's novel about a small boy and his pet rabbit.

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The House of Sixty Fathers

The House of Sixty Fathers is a children's novel by Meindert DeJong first published in 1956.

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The Wheel on the School

The Wheel on the School is a novel by Meindert DeJong, a Dutch-born American, that won the 1955 Newbery Medal for children's literature and the 1957 Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.

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United States Army Air Corps

The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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West Frisian language

West Frisian, or simply Frisian (Frysk; Fries) is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry.

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Wierum

Wierum is a village in Dongeradeel in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands with a population of around 339 in January 2017.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meindert_DeJong

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