Lobo of the Tasaday
By John Nance
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available
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: John Nance spent forty years photographing and writing about the Tasaday, a group of cave-dwelling people discovered living in the Philippine rainforest in 1971. He authored five books and established Friends of the Tasaday, a foundation that helped preserve their rainforest home, provided them with education and health care, and taught them sustainable agriculture.
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