Judy Cox, Children's Author

Oregon Spirit Award 2013



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Judy Cox--Children's Author

Judy Cox--Children's Author

Welcome!


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BIOGRAPHY: Find out how I became a children's author

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NOTE: If you are looking for the directions for the Mousetrap Catapult, it is in the curriculum guide for The Tails of Frederick and Ishbu.


EVENTS

Jan. 29--Literacy Night, Highland Elementary School
Mar. 31--School Visit
Oct. 14--17 Humboldt County Authors Festival


Hayley finds her hidden talent when she learns to play the ukulele. Can she overcome her shyness to save the school music program?

Now available in paperback!

"Readers who like their protagonists with a lot of mettle will particularly appreciate Hayley's rapid rise from shyness to stardom."—The Bulletin

"Clean, clear writing and charming cartoon illustrations further enhance this little gem."—School Library Journal

Bank Street College of Education Best Books of 2014

More good news for The Secret Chicken Society! My book has been nominated in FIVE states for young reader awards:

The Sequoyah Award (Oklahoma)
The Massachusetts Children's Book Award
The Beverly Cleary Award (Oregon)
Virginia Young Readers Award
Horned Toad Tales (Texas)

I'm deeply honored to be listed, and wish to thank the librarians, teachers, and parents who nominated my book.

The Secret Chicken Society won The Oregon Spirit Book Award in the Juvenile category in 2013.











Selected Works

Award
Bank Street College of Education Best Books 2014
New Books
Join Mouse on his fourth adventure--a romp in the snow!
Mrs. Millie's Kindergartners surprise her with a pun-filled birthday party!
Mouse is back in a Halloween adventure.
Nora's rowdy cousin from Texas is coming to stay. Is Ellie as bad as Nora remembers? Junior Library Guild Selection
Award Winners
Oregon Spirit Award
Bank Street College of Education, Best Books of 2011
Bank Street College of Education Best Books of 2011
TIME magazine Best Children's Books of 2009
Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award 2009
Children's Choices list 2009
TIME magazine Best Children's Books of 2005
Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award 2004
Nevada Young Readers Award 2002