- Received Joseph W. Lipincott Award, American Library Association, 1963
- Received an Honorary Citation, American Library Association, 1976
- Beta Phi Mu Award, 1978
- President's Award, American Association of School Librarians, 1979
- A Planning Guide for the High School Library Program, with Ruth Ersted and Lice Lohrer, 1945
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