The Young United States, 1783-1830
By Edwin Tunis
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Not Available
Children’s Books Finalists That Year:
- Vera and Bill Cleaver for Where the Lilies Bloom
- Edna Mitchell Preston for Pop Corn and Ma Goodness
- William Steig for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
- Edwin Tunis for The Young United States, 1783-1830
Children’s Books Winner That Year: Isaac Bashevis Singer for A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing up in Warsaw
Judges That Year: Barbara Bader, Frank Jennings, William Jay Smith
The Year in Literature: Sounder by William H. Armstrong won the Newbery Medal.
More Information: Tunis started out as an illustrator for advertisements before turning to murals, which eventually led to writing and illustrating children’s books. Tunis won a Newbery Medal in 1962 for Frontier Living.
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