Crown Nominated Books

Mary On Horseback

By Rosemary Wells

Mary Breckinridge, trained as a nurse during World War I, rode on horseback into the isolated mountains of Appalachia to bring medical help to those in need. Joined by others, her work became a model for rural health care worldwide.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Dial Press

ISBN# 0-8037-2154-4 (HB)

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.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Dial Press

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

The Journey Of English

By Donna Brook

By the time English came to resemble the language we speak today, the British empire had established colonies on so many continents that the world had become filled with English speakers who now number more than a billion.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Clarion

ISBN# 0-395-71211-4 (HB)