1977

Ox Under Pressure

By John Ney

Original Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Company
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Not Available

Children’s Literature Finalists That Year:

  • Milton Meltzer for Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust
  • John Ney for Ox Under Pressure
  • Mildred D. Taylor for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • Barbara Wersba for Tunes for a Small Harmonica

Children’s Literature Winner That Year: Katherine Paterson for The Master Puppeteer

Judges That Year: Kay Boyle, Julia Cunningham, Emily C. Neville

The Year in Literature: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: Ney has written scripts, novels for adults as well as children, and works of nonfiction. Originally from New York, he has lived in a variety of places including Italy, Switzerland, Austria, and Jamaica.

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