Winner: HATCHET by Gary Paulsen
 

Other books selected for Master List: 

AND CONDORS DANCED by Zilpha Keatley Snyder 
CARLY'S BUCK by Carole S. Adler 
THE CHALK BOX KID by Clyde Robert Bulla 
CHARLEY SKEDADDLE by Patricia Beatty 
CHILDREN OF CHRISTMAS by Cynthia Rylant 
THE CUCKOO CLOCK by Mary Stolz 
DR. DREDD'S WAGON OF WONDERS by Bill Brittain 
A FAMILY APART by Joan Lowery Nixon 
FOX IN A TRAP by Jan Resh Thomas 
THE FRIENDSHIP by Mildren D. Taylor 
IN COAL COUNTRY by Judith Hendershot 
THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF LEWIS AND CLARK by Rhoda Blumberg 
INDIAN CHIEFS by Russell Freedman 
KNOTS ON A COUNTING ROPE by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault 
LINCOLN, A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY by Russell Freedman 
MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS, AN AFRICAN TALE by John Steptoe 
RABBLE STARKEY by Lois Lowry 
TO TALK IN TIME by Gene Inyart Namovicz 
WHALES, THE NOMADS OF THE SEA by Helen Roney Sattler