Journey from Peppermint Street
By Meindert DeJong
Publisher: Harper & Row
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.
More Information: Acclaimed children’s book author Maurice Sendak, himself a Finalist in 1980 and Winner in 1982, illustrated many of Meindert DeJong’s books.
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