Cynthia Rylant author
Many of Cynthia Rylant's books were inspired by her childhood in West Virginia's quiet mountains. She is the author of more than 100 children's books and has won the Newbery Award as well as received the Caldecott Honor award. She is perhaps best known for her series, Henry and Mudge, which tells the story of the adventures of an only child and his dog, but she has also branched into young adult fiction as well as illustration.
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Awards
  • Newbery Award (Missing May)
  • Newbery Honor (A Fine White Dust)
  • Caldecott Honor (two-time winner)
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (two-time winner)
  • ALA Best Book of the Year (three-time winner)
Titles in Our Library
Other Titles
  • When I Was Young in the Mountains
  • Miss Maggie
  • This Year's Garden
  • Waiting to Waltz....a Childhood
  • A Blue-Eyed Daisy
  • Every Living Thing
  • A Fine White Dust
  • Night in the Country
  • The Relatives Came
  • Birthday Presents
  • Children of Christmas: Stories for the Season
  • All I See
  • A Kindness
  • Mr. Griggs' Work
  • A Couple of Kooks and Other Stories about Love
  • Soda Jerk
  • Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds
  • An Angel for Solomon Singer
  • Missing May
  • Best Wishes
  • I Had Seen Castles
  • The Dreamer
  • The Blue Hill Meadows
  • The Old Woman Who Named Things
  • Something Permanent
  • Dog Heaven
  • Gooseberry Park
  • The Van Gogh Cafe
  • The Bookshop Dog
  • Cat Heaven
  • Bear Day
  • The Bird House
  • Bless Us All: A Child's Yearbook of Blessings
  • The Islander
  • Scarecrow
  • Tulip Sees America
  • Bunny Bungalow
  • The Cookie-Store Cat
  • Give Me Grace: A Child's Daybook of Prayers
  • The Heavenly Village
  • Thimbleberry Stories
  • The Wonderful Happens
  • Good Morning, Sweetie Pie and Other Poems for Little Children
  • The Great Gracie Chase
  • Let's Go Home: The Wonderful Things About a House
  • Old Town in the Green Groves
  • The Ticky-Tacky Doll
  • God Went to Beauty School
  • Long Night Moon
  • The Stars Will Shine Tonight
  • Puppies and Piggies
  • Miracles in Motion
  • If You'll Be My Valentine
  • Boris
  • Ludie's Life
  • All in a Day
  • Mr. Putter and Tabby
  • The High Rise Private Eyes
  • Cobble Street Cousins
  • Annie and Snowball
  • Poppleton
  • Lighthouse Family