Sybilla Cook MALS ’68 wins Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award

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July 7, 2016

Sybilla Cook MALS ’68 recently received the The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award and released a new book, titled Drawn Together: The Biography of Caldecott Award-winning Authors Berta and Elmer Hader. The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award was established in 1982 to honor a living Oregon author, librarian, or educator who has made a significant contribution to Oregon in the fields of children’s literature and library services. It is awarded annually by the Children’s Services Division of the Oregon Library Association.

After earning a master's degree in Library Science, Cook worked as a school librarian at schools in Illinois and Glide, Oregon. She also worked as a library consultant for Oregon districts and served on many school library committees in Oregon.

Cook's previous awards include the 1984 Library Teacher of the Year for Oregon, the Gandalf Award in Douglas County, and the 2008 Literacy Leader for Umpqua Reading Council. She has written six books, as well as having taught classes on library science to graduate students through Western Oregon University.

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