By Lloyd Alexander
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Ages 8 & Up
Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- Lloyd Alexander for The Kestrel
- Edward Fenton for The Refugee Summer
- Virginia Hamilton for Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush
- Zibby Oneal for A Formal Feeling
Children’s Books, Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Jean Fritz for Homesick: My Own Story
Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt 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 1982 for The Wizard in the Tree.
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