1982 - Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover)

Homecoming

By Cynthia Voigt

Current Publisher: Atheneum (Simon & Schuster)
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 12 & 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: 

  • Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal in 1983 for Dicey’s Song.
  • A TV-movie  of Homecoming starring Anne Bancroft was released in 1996.

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