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Top 20 Books from 1950-1979

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1980-2013 | 1950-1979 | Before 1950 | All Time


Category: Picture Books | Fiction and Poetry | Non-Fiction | All

[M. C. Higgins, the Great]
M. C. Higgins, the Great
[Mr. Gumpy's Outing]
Mr. Gumpy's Outing
[The Westing Game]
The Westing Game
[Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions]
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
[The Dark Is Rising]
The Dark Is Rising
[Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book]
Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book
[Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH]
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
[Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry]
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
[A Story, A Story]
A Story, A Story
[The Amazing Bone]
The Amazing Bone
[The Angry Moon]
The Angry Moon
[Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey]
Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey
[Castle]
Castle
[The Desert is Theirs]
The Desert is Theirs
[Dragonwings]
Dragonwings
[The Hundred Penny Box]
The Hundred Penny Box
[If All the Seas Were One Sea]
If All the Seas Were One Sea
[Ramona and Her Father]
Ramona and Her Father
[A String in the Harp]
A String in the Harp
[Thy Friend, Obadiah]
Thy Friend, Obadiah

Top 10 Authors from 1950-1979

  • Marcia Brown
    (8 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Maurice Sendak
    (7 nominations, 1 win)
  • Meindert DeJong
    (5 nominations, 1 win)
  • Byrd Baylor
    (5 nominations, 0 wins)
  • Ellen Raskin
    (4 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Evaline Ness
    (4 nominations, 1 win)
  • Scott O'Dell
    (4 nominations, 1 win)
  • William Steig
    (4 nominations, 1 win)
  • Marie Hall Ets
    (4 nominations, 0 wins)
  • Leo Lionni
    (4 nominations, 0 wins)
  • Top 10 Illustrators from 1950-1979

  • Marcia Brown
    (8 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Maurice Sendak
    (7 nominations, 1 win)
  • Blair Lent
    (6 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Marie Hall Ets
    (5 nominations, 1 win)
  • Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon
    (4 nominations, 2 wins)
  • Trina Schart Hyman
    (4 nominations, 1 win)
  • Evaline Ness
    (4 nominations, 1 win)
  • Leo Lionni
    (4 nominations, 0 wins)
  • Peter Parnall
    (4 nominations, 0 wins)
  • Raymond Briggs
    (3 nominations, 3 wins)
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