By Virginia Euwer Wolff
Publisher: Atheneum (Simon & Schuster)
Current Publisher: Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster)
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Ages 12 & Up
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Kate DiCamillo for The Tiger Rising
- Phillip Hoose for We Were There, Too! Young People in U.S. History
- An Na for A Step from Heaven
- Marilyn Nelson for Carver: A Life in Poems
YPL Winner That Year: Virginia Euwer Wolff for True Believer
Judges That Year: Kay Cassell, Ellen Howard, Beth Kephart, Lisa Clayton Robinson, Jane Resh Thomas
The Year in Literature: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck won the Newbery Medal. Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond won the Printz Award.
More Information: True Believer is the second book in the Make Lemonade series. It took Wolff eight months to come up with the name of her narrator, Verna LaVaughn.
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