By Patricia Clapp
Lee & Shepard Co.
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Out of Print
Children’s Literature Finalists That Year:
- Lloyd Alexander for The High King
- Patricia Clapp for Constance
- Esther Hautzig for The Endless Steppe
- Milton Meltzer for Langston Hughes
Children’s Literature Winner That Year: Meindert DeJong for Journey from Peppermint Street
Judges That Year: John Ciardi, Virginia Haviland, Zena Sutherland
The Year in Literature: The High King by Lloyd Alexander won the Newbery Medal.
Patricia Clapp’s first novel. Describing herself primarily as “a
theater person,” Clapp wrote and directed children’s plays for
her community theater for over forty years.
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