1978

Mischling, Second Degree

By Ilse Koehn

Original Publisher: Greenwillow Books (HarperCollins)
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Not Available

Children’s Literature Finalists That Year:

  • Betty Sue Cummings for Hew Against the Grain 
  • Ilse Koehn for Mischling, Second Degree
  • David McCord for One at a Time
  • William Steig for Caleb & Kate

Children’s Literature Winner That Year: Judith and Herbert Kohl for The View from the Oak

Judges That Year: Charlotte Blount, Milton Meltzer, Elizabeth Gray Vining

The Year in Literature:  Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: Mischling, Second Degree was Koehn’s first book. It received the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Jane Addams Peace Foundation Award for nonfiction, and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award as a book recommended for young readers.

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