for "Departure Time," written by Truus Matti and translated by Nancy Forest-Flier

The book cover of "Departure Time" by Truus Matti features a five-story hotel with several wings with no other buildings near it. In front of the hotel, there's a broken-down bus with its hood up.


Awards Won

Title Year
batchelder-gold-watermark2-154x154.png 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.
2011 - Honor(s)