1983 - Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback)

Marked by Fire

By Joyce Carol Thomas

Original Publisher: Avon Books
Current Publisher: Jump at the Sun
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 13 & Up

Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:

  • Judy Blume for Tiger Eyes
  • Sue Ellen Bridgers for Notes for Another Life
  • Lois Lowry for Anastasia Again!

Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback) Winners That Year:

  • Paula Fox for A Place Apart
  • Joyce Carol Thomas for Marked by Fire

Judges That Year: Not Available

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

More Information: Joyce Carol Thomas wrote three books of poetry before writing Marked by Fire, her first novel.

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