The Refugee Summer
By Edward Fenton
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Not Available
Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- Lloyd Alexander for The Kestrel
- Edward Fenton for The Refugee Summer
- Virginia Hamilton for Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush
- Zibby Oneal for A Formal Feeling
Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Jean Fritz for Homesick: My Own Story
Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal.
More Information: From 1963 until his death in 1996 Edward Fenton lived in Greece where he taught Greek and was a child psychologist. He used these experiences as inspiration for The Refugee Summer, an novel about a young boy living in Greece during the Greek invasion of Asia Minor in World War I.
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