SSL - Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature

In 1991, NYLA/SSL established the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature.
It recognizes a New York State author who has demonstrated, through a body of work, a consistently superior quality
which supports the curriculum and the educational goals of New York State Schools.
The award is named for a group of 19th century New York State authors who wished to nurture a national literature.