1971: Books and Literature

The Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.

Newbery Medal for children’s literature goes to Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars.

Children’s/YA Published in 1971:
The Shrinking of Treehorn by Florence Parry Heide. Reviewed by Nicola at Back to Books.

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien. Winner of the Newbery Medal in 1972.

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.

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