Newbery medal books, 1922-1955, with their author's acceptance papers and related material chiefly from the Horn book magazine, edited by Bertha Mahony Miller and Elinor Whitney Field.

; Field, Elinor Whitney, 1889-1980
Boston, Horn Book, Incorporated, 1955.

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Other Title Horn book magazine.
Other Authors Field, Elinor Whitney, 1889-1980.
Subjects Newbery Medal.
Series Horn book papers ; v. 1.
Description xvi, 458 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1955.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Includes evaluations of American books for children awarded the Newbery Medal, transcripts of the authors' acceptance speeches, and biographical information.
Contents Introductory: Frederic G. Melcher, a twentieth century John Newbery / by Bertha Mahony Miller -- John Newbery, the father of children's books / by Arthur Bowie Chrisman. -- The medal winners: The story of mankind / Hendrik Willem van Loon (1922) -- The voyages of Doctor Dolittle / Hugh Lofting (1923) -- The dark frigate / Charles Boardman Hawes (1924) -- Tales from silver lands / Charles J. Finger (1925) -- Shen of the sea : a book for children / Arthur Bowie Chrisman (1926) -- Smoky, the cowhorse / Will James (1927) -- Gay-neck, the story of a pigeon / Dhan Gopal Mukerji (1928) -- The trumpeter of Krakow / Eric P. Kelly (1929) -- Hitty, her first hundred years / Rachel Field (1930) -- The cat who went to heaven / Elizabeth Coatsworth (1931) -- Waterless Mountain / Laura Adams Armer (1932) -- Young Fu of the upper Yangtze / Elizabeth Foreman Lewis (1933) -- Invincible Louisa / Cornelia Meigs (1934) -- Dobry / Monica Shannon (1935) -- Caddie Woodlawn / Carol Ryrie Brink (1936) -- Roller skates / Ruth Sawyer (1937) --
The white stag / Kate Seredy (1938) -- Thimble summer / Elizabeth Enright (1939) -- Daniel Boone / James Cougherty (1940) -- Call it courage / Armstrong Sperry (1941) -- The matchlock gun / Walter D. Edmonds (1942) -- Adam of the road / Elizabeth Janet Gray (1943) -- Johnny Tremain / Esther Forbes (1944) -- Rabbit Hill / Robert Lawson (1945) -- Strawberry girl / Lois Lenski (1946) -- Miss Hickory / Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (1947) -- The twenty-one balloons / William Pè€ne du Bois (1948) -- King of the wind / Marguerite Henry (1949) -- The door in the wall / Marguerite de Angeli (1950) -- Amos Fortune, free man / Elizabeth Yates (1951) -- Ginger pye / Eleanor Estes (1952) -- Secret of the Andes / Ann Nolan Clark (1953) -- ... And now Miguel / Joseph Krumgold (1954) -- The wheel on the school / Meindert DeJong (1955). -- In conclusion: The test of the recollection / Elizabeth Nesbitt.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)191628
(OCoLC)ocm00191628
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Miller, Bertha E. Mahony.
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