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Horn Book Fanfare 1965

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 1965

Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year.

Picture Books
The Courtship, Merry Marriage, and Feast of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren… illustrated by Barbara Cooney (Scribner)
David and Goliath written by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, illustrated by Richard M. Powers (Viking)
Just Me written and illustrated by Marie Hall Ets (Viking)
In a Spring Garden compiled by Richard Lewis, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats (Dial)
Always Room for One More written by Sorche Nic Leodhas, illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian (Holt)
Hide and Seek Fog
written by Alvin Tresselt, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin (Lothrop)
Salt edited by Harve Zemach, illustrated by Margot Zemach (Follett)

Doctor’s Boy written by Karin Anckarsvärd, illustrated by Fermin Rocker (Harcourt)
Head into the Wind by Robinson Barnwell (McKay)
Starlight in Tourrone written by Suzanne Butler, illustrated by Rita Fava Fegiz (Little)
A Certain Small Shepherd written by Rebecca Caudill, illustrated by William Pène du Bois (Holt)
I, Juan de Pareja
by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño (Farrar)
A Slave’s Tale written by Erik Christian Haugaard, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon (Houghton)
North to Freedom by Anne Holm (Harcourt)
The Arm of the Starfish by Madeleine L’Engle (Farrar)
Berries Goodman by Emily Cheney Neville (Harper)
The Maplin Bird written by K. M. Peyton, illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus (World)
The Velvet Room by Zilpha Keatley Snyder (Atheneum)
The Bushbabies written by William Stevenson, illustrated by Victor Ambrus (Houghton)
The Noonday Friends written by Mary Stolz, illustrated by Louis S. Glanzman (Harper)
The Mark of the Horse Lord by Rosemary Sutcliff (Walck)

Folk Tales and Fanciful Stories
The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander (Holt)
The Animal Family written by Randall Jarrell, illustrated by Maurice Sendak (Pantheon)
The Whisper of Glocken written by Carol Kendall, illustrated by Imero Gobbato (Harcourt)
Persian Folk and Fairy Tales
written by Anne Sinclair Mehdevi, illustrated by Paul E. Kennedy (Knopf)
The Goldfinch Garden written by Barbara Leonie Picard, illustrated by Anne Linton (Criterion)
Tal and the Magic Barruget written by Eva-Lis Wuorio, illustrated by Bettina (World)

Biography, History, Music, Poetry, and Nature
Hand in Hand We’ll Go written by Robert Burns, illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian (Crowell)
Look to This Day! by Nardi Reeder Campion with Rosamond Wilfley Stanton (Little)
The Gull’s Way written and illustrated by Louis Darling (Morrow)
Lullabies and Night Songs edited by William Engvick, music by Alec Wilder, illustrated by Maurice Sendak (Harper)
The World of Columbus and Sons written and illustrated by Genevieve Foster (Scribner)
Rudyard Kipling: Creative Adventurer by Seon Manley (Vanguard)
Forever in Joy by Rosemary Sprague (Chilton)
Colonial Craftsmen, and the Beginnings of American Industry written and illustrated by Edwin Tunis (World)

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