1982 - Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover)


By Lloyd Alexander

Original Publisher: Dutton
Current Publisher: Firebird
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 10 & Up

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

  • Beverly Cleary for Ramona Quimby, Age 8
  • Deborah Hautzig for Second Star to the Right
  • Mildred D. Taylor for Let the Circle Be Unbroken
  • Cynthia Voigt for Homecoming

Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Lloyd Alexander for Westmark

Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: Alexander also won the National Book Award for Children’s Books in 1971 for The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian. He was a Finalist in 1969 for the hardcover edition of The High King, in 1979 for The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, in 1981 for the paperback edition of The High King, in 1982 for The Wizard in the Tree, and in 1983 for the second book of the Westmark Trilogy, The Kestrel.

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