By S.E. Hinton
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Current Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Ages 12 & 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: In 1982 Tex was made into a successful movie starring Matt Dillon. In 1983 Hinton’s first novel, The Outsiders, was also turned into a movie starring Matt Dillon, Tom Cruise, and Patrick Swayze.
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