John Coy

Literature- Children’s Lit

Minneapolis, MN

September 2000, October 2002, September 2004, September 2005, October 2009, September 2013, September 2015

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John Coy is the author of young adult novels, the 4 for 4 middle-grade series, and fiction and nonfiction picture books.

He has received numerous awards for his work including a Marion Vannett Ridgway Award for best debut picture book, a Charlotte Zolotow Honor, Bank Street College Best Book of the Year, Notable Book for a Global Society, the Burr/Warzalla Award for Distinguished Achievement in Children’s Literature and the the Kerlan Award in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children’s literature.

John lives in Minneapolis and visits schools around the world.