1982 - Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover)

Second Star to the Right

By Deborah Hautzig

Original Publisher: Greenwillow Books (HarperCollins)
Current Publisher: Puffin
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: Hautzig published her first novel, Hey, Dollface, in 1978 when she was still an undergraduate at Sarah Lawrence College.

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