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Myra Cohn Livingston

1926-1996

(1994 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." The books listed below are owned by the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Library.

Author

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1996). 74th street. In Jane Yolen (Ed.). Sky scrape/city scape : poems of city life. (Illustrations by Ken Condon). Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong/Boyds Mills Press : [New York? : Distributed by St. Martins. 808.81 Y547s

A collection of poems by Langston Hughes, Jane Yolen, Rachel Field, and other American writers depicts the sights, sounds, and energy of the city.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1978). 12 October. In Myra Cohn Livingston (Ed.). Callooh! Callay! : holiday poems for young readers. (Illustrated by Janet Stevens). New York : Atheneum. 808.81 L787c

An anthology of more than 80 poems celebrating special days including birthdays, Halloween, the Fourth of July, and Columbus Day.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1985). Celebrations. (Painted by Leonard Everett Fisher). New York : Holiday House. 811.54 L787c

A collection of poems on the holidays of the year, from New Year's Day through Martin Luther King Day, Passover, Labor Day, Halloween, and others, to Christmas Eve.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1986). Earth songs. (Painted by Leonard Everett Fisher). New York : Holiday House. 811.54 L7873e

A poetic tribute to that "little O, the earth" : its continents, clay, hills, forests, and seas.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1996). Envoi : Washington Square Park. In Jane Yolen (Ed.). Sky scrape/city scape : poems of city life. (Illustrations by Ken Condon). Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong/Boyds Mills Press : [New York? : Distributed by St. Martins. 808.81 Y547s

A collection of poems by Langston Hughes, Jane Yolen, Rachel Field, and other American writers depicts the sights, sounds, and energy of the city.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1978). Father. In Myra Cohn Livingston (Ed.). Callooh! Callay! : holiday poems for young readers. (Illustrated by Janet Stevens). New York : Atheneum. 808.81 L787c

An anthology of more than 80 poems celebrating special days including birthdays, Halloween, the Fourth of July, and Columbus Day.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1978). First Thanksgiving. In Myra Cohn Livingston (Ed.). Callooh! Callay! : holiday poems for young readers. (Illustrated by Janet Stevens). New York : Atheneum. 808.81 L787c

An anthology of more than 80 poems celebrating special days including birthdays, Halloween, the Fourth of July, and Columbus Day.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1992). I never told and other poems. New York : M.K. McElderry Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. 811.54 L7873i

A collection of poems offering imaginative observations of everyday things.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1961). I'm hiding. (Illustrations by Erik Blegvad). New York : Harcourt, Brace & World. 811 L787im

A poem about the pleasures of hiding and waiting to be found.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1963). I'm not me. (Illustrated by Erik Blegvad). New York : Harcourt, Brace & World.  PRIM-FIC L7873in

The various and delightful imaginings of a child when they are not "me."

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1966). I'm waiting. (Illustrated by Erik Blegvad). New York : Harcourt, Brace & World. PRIM-FIC L7873iw

A poem about the all the awaited events of the day, from getting up in the morning to greeting Daddy coming home from work.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1992). Light & shadow. (Photographs by Barbara Rogasky). New York : Holiday House. 811 L787L

A collection of poems exploring the changing nature of light.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1972). The Malibu and other poems. (Illustrated by James J. Spanfeller). New York : Atheneum.  811 L787m

Forty poems describe a variety of experiences.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1986). Mermaid's lullaby. In Myra Cohn Livingston (Ed.). Poems for Jewish holidays. (1986). (Illustrated by Lloyd Bloom). New York : Holiday House. 811.54 P744

A collection of sixteen poems, by twelve contemporary authors, celebrating Jewish holidays such as Yom Kippur and Purim.

Livingston, Myra Cohn. (1978). What if. In Myra Cohn Livingston (Ed.). Callooh! Callay! : holiday poems for young readers. (Illustrated by Janet Stevens). New York : Atheneum. 808.81 L787c

An anthology of more than 80 poems celebrating special days including birthdays, Halloween, the Fourth of July, and Columbus Day.

 

Author Information

Berman, R. (2001). Myra Cohn Livington. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 169-193). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children REF PN 497 .K47 2001
Birthday Bios: Myra Cohn Livingston (Children's Literature Network)
http://www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org/birthbios/brthpage/08aug/8-17lvngstn.html
Jewish Women's Archive : Myra Cohn Livingston 1926-1996 (by Rita Berman Frischer)
http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/livingston-myra-cohn
Myra Cohn Livingston (1926-1996). (1997). In Something about the author (Vol. 92, pp. 126-127).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Myra Cohn Livingston (1926- ). (1992). In Something about the author (Vol. 68, pp. 143-148).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Myra Cohn Livingston (1926- ). (1992). In Something about the author (Vol. 5, pp. 116-117).  Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Myra Cohn Livingston (1926- ). (1986). In Something about the author autobiography series (Vol. 1, pp. 169-184). Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database.
 

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