By Peter Spier
Current & Digital Publisher: Doubleday
Reading Level: Ages 3 & Up
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.
- Peter Spier was also a Finalist for Children’s Books, Nonfiction in 1982 for Noah’s Ark.
- People won a Christopher Award in 1980.
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