Mildred L. Batchelder Award
About the Mildred L. Batchelder Award
This award, established in Mildred L. Batchelder's honor in 1966, is a citation awarded to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
for The Robber and Me by Josef Holub, 1996. Edited by Mark Aronson and translated from the German by Elizabeth D. Crawford
for Hostage to War: a True Story by Tatjana Wassiljewa, translated from the German by Anna Trenter
for Nero Corleone: a Cat's Story by Elke Heidenrich, translated from the German by Doris Orgel