Author and Illustrator: Marcia Brown
& Digital Publisher: Atheneum (Simon & Schuster)
Current Publisher: Aladdin Books (Simon & Schuster)
Reading Level: Ages 5 & Up
Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- Marcia Brown for Shadow
- Karla Kuskin; Marc Simont, ill. for The Philharmonic Gets Dressed
- Cynthia Rylant; Diane Goode, ill. For When I Was Young in the Mountains
Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Winners That Year:
- Barbara Cooney for Miss Rumphius
- William Steig for Doctor De Soto
Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal.
More Information: Shadow won the Caldecott Medal that year. Marcia Brown has won the Caldecott Medal three times and is the only other author besides David Wiesner to have done so.
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