Nominated Books

Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie

By Kristiana Gregory

In her diary, thirteen year-old Hattie chronicles her family’s arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail. This is number four of the Dear America series.


2000-2001 Lamplighter Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Scholastic

ISBN# 0-590-22651-7 (PB)

The Arrow Over The Door

By Joseph Bruchac, Illustrated by James Watling

Told in alternating viewpoints of Stands Straight and Samuel Russell, this is based on a historical meeting of Indians and Quakers during the Revolutionary War.


2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Dial Press

ISBN# 0-8037-2078-5 (PB, HB)