1976

To the Green Mountains

By Eleanor Cameron

Original Publisher: Dutton
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Not Available

Children’s Literature Finalists That Year:

  • Eleanor Cameron for To the Green Mountains
  • Norma Farber for As I Was Crossing Boston Common
  • Isabelle Holland for Of Love and Death and Other Journeys
  • David McCord for The Star in the Pail
  • Nicholasa Mohr for El Bronx Remembered
  • Brenda Scott Wilkinson for Ludell

Children’s Literature Winner That Year: Walter D. Edmonds for Bert Breen’s Barn

Judges That Year: Paula Fox, Ethel Heins, William Jay Smith

The Year in Literature: The Grey King by Susan Cooper won the Newbery Medal.

More Information:

  • Cameron won the National Book Award for Children’s Books for The Court of the Stone Children in 1974.
  • According to the Los Angeles Times, Cameron didn’t start writing for children until her two sons begged her to write “space stories with magic in them.”
  • Since 1992, the Golden Duck Awards have presented the Eleanor Cameron Award for Excellence in Children's Science Fiction to the author of an English-languagenovel written for middle-grade readers

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