[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home  Research   Services   Computing About the Library

Marion Dane Bauer

1938-

(1996 Kerlan Award)

The Kerlan Award is given "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature." Individuals from all areas of children's literature, including authors, illustrators, editors, publishers, and educators, are eligible for this honor.

Author

Bauer, Marion Dane. (1994). Am I blue? : coming out from the silence. New York : HarperCollins. INTR-FIC A4789

A collection of short stories about homosexuality by such authors as Bruce Coville, M.E. Kerr, William Sleator, and Jane Yolen.

Bauer, Marion Dane. (1986). On my honor. New York : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B3447ON

When his best friend drowns while they are both swimming in a treacherous river that they had promised never to go near, Joel is devastated and terrified at having to tell both sets of parents the terrible consequences of their disobedience.

Bauer, Marion Dane. (1983). Rain of fire. New York : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B3447RA

When Steve's older brother Matthew, returning home after service in World War II, refuses to talk about his wartime experiences, Steve's friends begin to doubt the stories he has told of Matthew's heroism.

Bauer, Marion Dane. (1993). A taste of smoke. New York : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B3447TA

Thirteen-year-old Caitlan looks forward to the camping trip with her older sister in the woods of northern Minnesota, but she doesn't count on the intrusion of her sister's boyfriend or the ghost of a boy who died in the fire that destroyed the forest a century before.

Bauer, Marion Dane. (2010). The very little princess. (Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles). New York : Random House. INTR-FIC B3447ve

When she goes to her grandmother's house for the first time, Zoey finds a tiny china doll that comes alive in her hands and believes that she is a princess and that Zoey is her servant.

 

Author Information

Marion Dane Bauer [videorecording]. (1988). Minnetonka, Minn.: produced by Hennepin County Library. VC 3684

Lois Anderson of the Hennepin County Library System interviews children's fiction writer Marion Dane Bauer. Bauer is a writer of juvenile and young adult literature and teaches courses in fiction writing. Bauer reads from her novel Touch the Moon, discusses her books Tangled Butterfly, Like Mother, Like Daughter, and Rain of Fire, and discusses the process of writing fiction.

Berman, R. (2001). Marion Dane Bauer. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 218-235). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children REF PN 497 .K47 2001
Children's Literature Network : Marion Dane Bauer
http://www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org/aifolder/aipages/ai_b/bauer.php
Marion Dane Bauer Home Page
http://www.mariondanebauer.com/
Teenreads.com : Author Profile: Marion Dane Bauer
http://www.teenreads.com/authors/au-bauer-marion.asp
Marion Dane Bauer (1938- ). (2009). In Something about the author (Vol. 192, pp.31-37).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6
Marion Dane Bauer (1938- ). (2004). In Something about the author (Vol. 144, pp.16-34).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Marion Dane Bauer (1938- ). (2000). In Something about the author (Vol.113, pp. 10-13).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Marion Dane Bauer (1938- ). (1992). In Something about the author (Vol.69, pp. 11-13).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Marion Dane Bauer (1938- ). (1980). In Something about the author (Vol. 20, pp. 8-9).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Marion Dane Bauer (1938- ). (1990). In Something about the author autobiography series (Vol. 9, pp. 1-16). Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database.
 

Back to Kerlan Awards

Back to Kerlan Awards
Children's Book Awards Homepage
Children's Literature Homepage

Back to Top

Disclaimer: "The views and opinions expressed in this page are strictly those of Martha Eberhart.
The contents of the page have not been reviewed or approved by the University of Minnesota."

Updated 9/2/11 Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional

[an error occurred while processing this directive]