2003

The River Between Us

By Richard Peck

Original Publisher: Dial Books (Penguin Group USA Inc.)
Current Publisher: Puffin
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 8 & Up

YPL Finalists That Year:

  • Paul Fleischman for Breakout
  • Jim Murphy for An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
  • Richard Peck for The River Between Us
  • Jacqueline Woodson for Locomotion

YPL Winner That Year: Polly Horvath for The Canning Season

Judges That Year: Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Lulu Delacre, Jean Craighead George, Barbara Harrison, Margaret Tice

The Year in Literature: Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi won the Newbery Medal. Postcards from No Man’s Land by Aidan Chambers won the Printz Award.

More Information: Richard Peck was previously a Finalist in 1998 forA Long Way from Chicago.

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