Winner: MANIAC MAGEE by Jerry Spinelli
 

Other books selected for Master List: 

AND THEN THERE WAS ONE by Margery Facklam 
BASEBALL IN APRIL by Gary Soto 
BIRD WATCH by Jane Yolen 
THE BOYS' WAR by Jim Murphy 
CARVER by Ruth Yaffe Radin 
THE CAT WHO ESCAPED FROM STEERAGE by Evelyn Wilde Mayerson 
EVERYWHERE by Burce Brooks 
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT by Russell Freedman 
GOOD QUEEN BESS by Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema 
GREAT NORTHERN DIVER by Barbara Jester Esbensen 
HAPPILY AFTER ALL by Laura C. Stevenson 
THE JOURNEY HOME by Isabelle Holland 
JUDY SCUPPERNONG by Brenda Seabrooke 
LIBBY ON WEDNESDAY by Zilpha Keatle Snyder 
THE MIDNIGHT HORSE by Sid Fleischman 
MISSISSIPPI BRIDGE by Mildred D. Taylor 
THE MOUSE RAP by Walter Dean Myers 
THE RIDDLE OF THE ROSETTA STONE by James Cross Giblin 
THE TALE OF THE MANDARIN DUCKS by Katherine Paterson 
TOUGHBOY AND SISTER by Kirkpatrick Hill 
THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF CHARLOTTE DOYLE by Avi 
WINTER HOLDING SPRING by Crescent Dragonwagon