Eve Bunting

1928 -

(1999 Kerlan Award)

 

The Kerlan Award is given "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature." The books listed below are owned by the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Library.

Author

Bunting, Eve. (2012). Ballywhinney Girl. (Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully). Boston : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942ba

Young Maeve feels a strong connection to the mysterious, mummified body of a young girl that her grandfather uncovers while cutting turf in an Irish bog. Includes facts about bogs and the mummies that have been found in them.

Bunting, Eve. (1995). Cheyenne again. (Illustrated by Irving Toddy). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942C

In the late 1880's, a Cheyenne boy named Young Bull is taken to a boarding school to learn the white man's ways.

Bunting, Eve. (1998). The day the whale came. (Illustrated by Scott Menchin). San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace. PRIM-FIC B942CY

When Captain Pinkney brings the carcass of a dead whale to Johnstown, Illinois, Tommy and his friend Ben go and pay to get a look.

Bunting, Eve. (1994). A day's work. (Illustrated by Ronald Himler). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942D

When Francisco, a young Mexican American boy, tries to help his grandfather find work, he discovers that even though the old man cannot speak English, he has something even more valuable to teach Francisco.

Bunting, Eve. (1980). The empty window. (Drawings by Judy Clifford). New York : F. Warne. INTR-FIC B942EM

With his younger brother's help C.G. captures a wild parrot for his friend who is dying.

Bunting, Eve. (1985). Face at the edge of the world. New York : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B942FA

Haunted by the suicide of a gifted young black writer who was his best friend, Jed pursues the reason for it.

Bunting, Eve. (1991). Fly away home. (Illustrated by Ronald Himler). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942FL

A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal and trying not to be noticed, is given hope when he sees a trapped bird find its freedom.

Bunting, Eve. (2005). The ghost children. New York : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B942gh

Matt's investigation of vandalism of life-sized dolls belonging to the strange but well-meaning aunt with whom he and his sister live takes him to the art world of Los Angeles.

Bunting, Eve. (1987). Ghost's hour, spook's hour. (Illustrated by Donald Carrick). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942GH

Scary incidents at midnight give Biff the dog and his master a frightening time but all turn out to have good explanations.

Bunting, Eve. (1974). Goodbye, Charlie. (Eve Bunting writing as Evelyn Bolton). (Illustrated by John Keely). Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education; distributed by Chicago: Childrens Press. TMC Z1033.H53 B8682 1974

When their horse is sold because she and her sister are getting too big for him, Ellen finds it difficult to accept a new horse in his place.

Bunting, Eve. (1982). The happy funeral. (Illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai). New York, N.Y. : Harper & Row. INTR-FIC B942HA

A little Chinese-American girl pays tribute to her grandfather as she assists in the preparations for his funeral.

Bunting, Eve. (1988). How many days to America? : a Thanksgiving story. (Illustrated by Beth Peck). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942HO

Refugees from a Caribbean island embark on a dangerous boat trip to America where they have a special reason to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Bunting, Eve. (2007). Hurry! hurry! (Illustrated by Jeff Mack). Olando : Harcourt. PRIM-FIC B942hu

All the animals of the barnyard community hurry to welcome their newest member, who is just pecking his way out of an egg.

Bunting, Eve. (1974). Lady's girl. (Eve Bunting writing as Evelyn Bolton). (Illustrated by John Keely). Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education; distributed by Chicago: Childrens Press. TMC Z1033.H53 B8683 1974

With Mother in the hospital and their mare, Lady Lee, dead, Jenny must help Lady Lee’s foal fight for its life.

Bunting, Eve. (1993). Red fox running. (Painting by Wendell Minor). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942R

Rhyming text follows the experiences of a red fox as it searches across a wintry landscape for food.

Bunting, Eve. (1974). Ride when you're ready. (Eve Bunting writing as Evelyn Bolton). (Illustrated by John Keely). Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education; distributed by Chicago: Childrens Press. TMC Z1033.H53 B8684 1974

Already lacking in self-confidence, overweight Pat enters her first gymkhana and sees a beautiful girl on a beautiful horse entered in her competition.

Bunting, Eve. (1982). The skate patrol and the mystery writer. (Pictures by Don Madden). Niles, Ill. : A. Whitman. PRIM-FIC B942RU

Handwriting analysis and some fast roller-skating help Milton and James close in on the vandal who's been defacing their apartment building with red paint.

Bunting, Eve. (1994). Smoky night. (Illustrated by David Diaz). San Diego : Harcourt Brace. PRIM-FIC B942S

When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality.

Bunting, Eve. (1998). So far from the sea. (Illustrated by Chris Soentpiet). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942SO

When seven-year-old Laura and her family visit Grandfather's grave at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, the Japanese American child leaves behind a special symbol.

Bunting, Eve. (1995). Spying on Miss Müller. New York, N.Y. : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B942sp 

At Alveara boarding school in Belfast at the start of World War II, thirteen-year-old Jessie must deal with her suspicions about a teacher whose father was German and with her worries about her own father's drinking problem.

Bunting, Eve. (1974). Stable of fear. (Eve Bunting writing as Evelyn Bolton). (Illustrated by John Keely). Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education; distributed by Chicago: Childrens Press. TMC Z1033.H53 B8685 1974

After a bad kick from her favorite horse hospitalizes Jill, she is terrified by all the horses in the stable.

Bunting, Eve. (1992). Summer wheels. (Illustrated by Thomas B. Allen). San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers. PRIM-FIC B942SU

The Bicycle Man fixes up old bicycles and offers both his friendship and the use of the bikes to the neighborhood kids.

Bunting, Eve. (1996). Train to Somewhere. (Illustrated by Ronald Himler). New York : Clarion Books. INTR-FIC B942T

In the late 1800s, Marianne travels westward on the Orphan Train in hopes of being placed with a caring family.

Bunting, Eve. (2011). Tweak, tweak. (Illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942tw

While out for a walk, Mama Elephant answers her child’s questions about a monkey, a frog, a songbird, a butterfly, and a crocodile, all the while teaching about Little Elephant too.

Bunting, Eve. (1990). The wall. (Illustrated by Ronald Himler). New York : Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC B942WAL

A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict.

Bunting, Eve. (2003). Whales passing. (Illustrated by Lambert Davis). New York : Blue Sky Press. PRIM-FIC B942wha

A boy standing with his father on the shore watches five Orca whales and imagines them talking underwater in their star-dance light while the bubbles bubble up.

Bunting, Eve. (1974). The wild horses. (Eve Bunting writing as Evelyn Bolton). (Illustrated by John Keely). Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education; distributed by Chicago: Childrens Press. TMC Z1033.H53 B8686 1974

Two children are deeply bothered by what they see at the wild horse auction where many of the once free animals are being sold to the cannery.

Author Information

Berman, R. (2001). Eve Bunting. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 265-274). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children REF PN 497 .K47 2001

Eve Bunting
http://content.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=2210

Kidsreads.com Authors: Eve Bunting
http://www.kidsreads.com/authors/au-bunting-eve.asp

Reading Rockets : A video interview with Eve Bunting
http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/bunting

Bunting, Eve 1928 - (Evelyn Bolton, A.E. Bunting). (2012). In Something about the author (Vol. 235, pp. 16-26). Detroit : Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6

Bunting, Eve 1928 - (Evelyn Bolton, A.E. Bunting). (2009). In Something about the author (Vol. 196, pp. 31-41).  Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 v.196

Bunting, (Anne) Eve(lyn) 1928- (Evelyn Bolton, A. E. Bunting). (2005). In Something about the author (Vol.158, pp. 62-69).  Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Bunting, (Anne) Eve(lyn) 1928- (Evelyn Bolton, A. E. Bunting). (2000). In Something about the author (Vol.110, pp. 26-34).  Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Bunting, Eve 1928- (Evelyn Bolton, A. E. Bunting). (1991). In Something about the author (Vol. 64, pp. 60-69).  Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Bunting, Anne Evelyn 1928- (Evelyn Bolton, A. E. Bunting, Eve Bunting). (1972). In Something about the author (Vol. 18, pp. 38-39).  Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

 

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