Where You Belong
By Mary Ann McGuigan
Publisher: Atheneum (Simon & Schuster)
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Ages 10 & Up
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Brock Cole for The Facts Speak for Themselves
- Adele Griffin for Sons of Liberty
- Mary Ann McGuigan for Where You Belong
- Tor Seidler for Mean Margaret
YPL Winner That Year: Han Nolan for Dancing on the Edge
Judges That Year: Michael Cart, Julius Lester, Robert Lipsyte, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson
The Year in Literature: The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg won the Newbery Medal.
More Information: Mary Ann McGuigan’s book follows the friendship between two thirteen year olds, Fiona, an Irish-American, and Yolanda, an African American living in the Civil Rights-era racially divided Bronx. She continues their story in the sequel to Where You Belong, Morning in a Different Place, a book she wrote more than ten years after the original.
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