Augusta Baker Picture Gallery

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Beginning her career
New York


Assistant Children's Librarian
135th Street Branch, Harlem


With the Girl Scouts


Winner of the



Christmas Television Program, 1962

Caldecott Committee Chair,1966
ALA Childrens' Services Division Chair , 1967-68

Coordinator of Children's Services
New York public Library
1961- 1974

Acceptance speech for the
Constance Lindsay Skinner Award 1971
Doctor of Letters degree from St. John's University,
June 4, 1978

"Make a wish."


Telling stories at Davis College for
USC's Showcase Carolina


With South Carolina Governor
Richard Riley


Doctor of Letters Degree University of South Carolina 1989.



A(ugusta) Baker's Dozen
An Annual Celebration of Stories
1986 -


With Marjorie Yenawine

With A(ugusta) Baker's Dozen authors and speakers


A(ugusta) Baker's Dozen
friends and t-Shirts


Signing autographs at
Baker's Dozen

Augusta Baker
1911 - 1998