The High King
By Lloyd Alexander
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston
Current Publisher: Squarefish (Macmillan)
Digital Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Reading Level: Ages 8 & Up
Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:
- Lloyd Alexander for The High King
- Sue Ellen Bridgers for All Together Now
- S.E. Hinton for Tex
- Ellen Raskin for The Westing Game
Children’s Books, Fiction (Paperback) Winner That Year: Beverly Cleary for Ramona and Her Mother
Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson won the Newbery Medal.
More Information: Alexander won the National Book Award for Children’s Books in 1971 and 1982 for The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian and Westmark respectively. He was a Finalist in 1969 for the hardcover edition of The High King, in 1979 for The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, in 1982 for The Wizard in the Tree, and in 1983 for the second book of the Westmark Trilogy, The Kestrel.
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