1983 - Children’s Books, Nonfiction

Chimney Sweeps

By James Cross Giblin

Original Publisher: T.Y. Crowell & Co.
Current Publisher: Out of Print

Reading Level: Not Available

Children’s Books, Nonfiction Finalists That Year:

  • Linda Grant De Pauw for Seafaring Women
  • Patricia Lauber for Journey to the Planets
  • John Nance for Lobo of the Tasaday
  • Judith St. George for The Brooklyn Bridge

Children’s Books, Nonfiction Winner That Year: James Cross Giblin for Chimney Sweeps

Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: Prior to becoming a full-time writer, James Cross Giblin was editor-in-chief of Clarion Books for twenty-two years.

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