1981 - Children’s Books, Nonfiction


Oh, Boy! Babies

By Alison Cragin Herzig and Jane Lawrence Mali

Original Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Not Available

Children’s Books, Nonfiction Finalists That Year:

  • Jean Fritz for Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?
  • William Jaspersohn for The Ballpark
  • Milton Meltzer for All Time, All Peoples: A World History of Slavery
  • Peter Spier for People

Children’s Books, Nonfiction Winner That Year: Alison Cragin Herzig and Jane Lawrence Mali for Oh, Boy! Babies

Judges That Year: Not Available

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

More Information: Mali and Herzig co-authored eight children’s books in the 1970s and 80s. Oh, Boy! Babies, a photo-documentary of a class in baby care taught at a boys' school in New York, was inspired by their joint work in the field of nursery school education and reform for boys.

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