1981 - Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover)

Far From Home

By Ouida Sebestyen

Current Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Not Available

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

  • Paula Fox for A Place Apart
  • Katherine Paterson for Jacob Have I Loved
  • Ouida Sebestyen for Far From Home
  • Jan Slepian for The Alfred Summer

Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Betsy Byars for The Night Swimmers

Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: Sebestyen was also a Finalist for Children’s Books in 1980 for the hardcover edition of Words by Heart and a Winner in 1982 for the paperback edition of Words by Heart.

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