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ERIC Number: ED249536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
A Guide to Newbery Medal Winners and Honor Books, 1977-1984.
Kinman, Judith R.; Henderson, Darwin L.
Intended for use by teachers, librarians, and parents, this guide analyzes Newbery Award Medal and honor winning books (1977 through 1984) for sexism. Following a statement of criteria, established by the American Library Association concerning the type of book that should receive the medal and honor citations, and the guidelines used to determine sexism in the books, the guide analyzes the following 27 books: (1) "Roll of Thunder, Hear Me Cry," by M. Taylor; (2) "Abel's Island," by W. Stieg; (3) "A String in the Harp," by N. Bond; (4) "Bridge to Terabithia," by K. Paterson; (5) "Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey," by J. Highwater; (6) "Ramona and Her Father," by B. Cleary; (7) "The Westing Game," by E. Raskin; (8) "The Great Gilly Hopkins," by K. Paterson; (9) "A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32," by J. Blos; (10) "The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl," by D. Kherdian; (11) "Jacob I Have Loved," by K. Paterson; (12) "The Fledgling," by J. Langton; (13) "A Ring of Endless Light," by M. L'Engle; (14) "A Visit to William Blake's Inn," by N. Willard; (15) "Ramona Quimby, Age 8," by B. Cleary; (16) "Upon the Head of a Goat," by A. Siegal; (17) "Dicey's Song," by C. Voight; (18) "Dr. Desoto," by W. Steig; (19) "Graven Images," by P. Fleischman; (20) "Homesick: My Own Story," by J. Fritz; (21) "Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush," by V. Hamilton; (22) "The Blue Sword," by R. McKinley; (23) "Dear Mr. Henshaw," by B. Cleary; (24) "Sugaring Time," by K. Lasky; (25) "A Solitary Blue," by C. Voight; (26) "The Sign of the Beaver," by E. G. Speare; and (27) "The Wish Giver," by B. Brittain. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A