Allan Eckert

Awards and Honors

  • 1964 – Pulitzer Prize nomination
  • 1965 – Pulitzer Prize nomination
  • 1967 – Pulitzer Prize nomination
  • 1968 – Ohioana Book of the Year Award for The Frontiersmen
  • 1968 – Friends of American Writers (a Chicago-based national literary society) Award for Wild Season and The Frontiersmen
  • 1968 – Pulitzer Prize nomination
  • 1970 – Emmy Award, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding program achievement (for Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom)
  • 1970 – Pulitzer Prize nomination
  • 1972 – Newbery-Caldecott Honor Book Award for Incident at Hawk’s Hill, American Library Association.
  • 1975 – Recognition of Merit for Incident at Hawk’s Hill, George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books
  • 1976 – Austrian Juvenile Book of the Year Award for Incident at Hawk’s Hill
  • 1985 – Honorary Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
  • 1987 – Americanism Award, Daniel Boone Foundation
  • 1987 – Second Annual Silver Arrow Humanitarian Award, Scioto Society
  • 1987 – Commissioned as Kentucky Colonel, the highest honor conferred upon an honorary resident of that state by the Governor of Kentucky
  • 1992 – Pulitzer Prize nomination
  • 1997 – Recipient, Writer of the Year Award by the National Popular Culture Association

Sources: Contemporary Authors Online. The Gale Group, 2001; the official international website of Allan W. Eckert.

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