1982 - Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback)

The Wizard in the Tree

By Lloyd Alexander

Original Publisher: Putnam
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Not Available

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

  • Lloyd Alexander for The Wizard in the Tree
  • Katherine Paterson for Jacob Have I Loved
  • Katherine Paterson for The Master Puppeteer

Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback) Winner That Year: Ouida Sebestyen, Words by Heart

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 won the National Book Award for Children’s Books twice: in 1971 for The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian and in 1982 for Westmark. 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, and in 1983 for the second book of the Westmark Trilogy, The Kestrel.

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