Kathryn A. Martin Library

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

1933 - 

(1995 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

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1993). Alice in April. New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. INTR-FIC N333AL

While trying to survive seventh grade, Alice discovers that turning thirteen will make her the Woman of the House at home, so she starts a campaign to get more appreciated for taking care of her father and older brother.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1991, c1989). Alice in rapture, sort of. New York : Dell Pub. INTR-FIC N3334AL

The summer before she enters the seventh grade becomes the summer of Alice's first boyfriend, and she discovers that love is about the most mixed-up thing that can possibly happen to you, especially since she has no mother to go to for advice.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1992). All but Alice. New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. INTR-FIC N333ALL

Seventh grader Alice decides that the only way to stave off personal and social disasters is to be part of the crowd, especially the "in" crowd, no matter how boring and, potentially, difficult.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1993). The face in the Bessledorf Funeral Parlor. New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. INTR-FIC N333FA

Convinced that the strange things happening at the funeral parlor next door to his family's hotel are somehow connected to a recent robbery, Bernie determines to become famous by proving his theory and catching the thief.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1981). Faces in the water. (York trilogy Book 2). New York : Atheneum. INTR-FIC N333FB

During Daniel's summer visit with his grandmother in York County, Pennsylvania, characters and events from his visit to York, England, appear and reappear in mysterious ways.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1981). Footprints at the window. (York trilogy Book 3). New York : Atheneum. INTR-FIC N333FO

Beset by an enemy from within, Dan searches for the gypsies he once knew in York and is led inexplicably into a calamity involving the Black Death in a hostile country among frightened and superstitious people.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1993). The grand escape. (Illustrated by Alan Daniel). New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. INTR-FIC N333GR

After years of being strictly house cats, Marco and Polo escape into the wonderful, but dangerous outside world and are sent on three challenging adventures by a group of cats known as the Club of Mysteries.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1986). The keeper. New York : Atheneum. INTR-FIC N333KE

Junior high school student Nick must face the fact that his father is plunging fast into serious mental illness.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1999). Peril in the Bessledorf Parachute Factory. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers. INTR-FIC N333PE

Bernie's attempt to marry off his sister Delores results in mystery and near-disaster at the Bessledorf Parachute Factory.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1980). Shadows on the wall. (York trilogy Book 1). New York : Atheneum. INTR-FIC N333SG

While visiting York, England, a young American, already troubled by family problems, is assailed by strange feelings of dread whenever he approaches some of the ancient landmarks of the city.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1991). Shiloh. New York : Atheneum. INTR-FIC N333SH

When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. (1983). The Solomon system. New York : Atheneum. INTR-FIC N333SO

Thirteen-year-old Ted and his older brother, Nory, have always been a team until the summer family problems make them reevaluate their relationship and their expectations of each other.

Author Information

Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. http://alicemckinley.wordpress.com/

Berman, R. (2001). Phyllis Reynold Naylor. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 198-214). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children REF PN 497 .K47 2001

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds 1933 - (P.R. Tedesco). (2010). In Something about the author (Vol. 209, pp. 173-190). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6

Autobiography feature Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. (2005). In Something about the author (Vol. 152, pp. 173-190). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds 1933-  (P. R. Tedesco). (2005). In Something about the author (Vol. 152, pp. 165-172). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds 1933- . (1999). In Something about the author (Vol. 102, pp. 149-157). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds  1933 - (Phillis Naylor). (1991). In Something about the author (Vol. 66, pp. 170-176). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds 1933- . (1977). In Something about the author (Vol. 12, pp. 156-157). Detroit: Gale. PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 199, 1971- 2009

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 1933- . (1990). In Something about the author autobiography series (Vol. 10, pp. 183-200). Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database.

Reading Rockets. (n.d.). A video interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/naylor/

 

For more information, contact:
Martha Eberhart, Reference Librarian
Email: meberhar@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-8733
Fax: 218-726-7481
416 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

< Back

Revised and updated 9/3/14

Kathryn A. Martin Library | 416 Library Drive | Duluth MN 55812-3001
Phone: 218-726-8102
©2014 University of Minnesota Duluth
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer
Last modified: September 3, 2014
Library Site Coordinator: Kathryn A. Martin Library  

University of Minnesota Campuses
Crookston | Duluth | Morris
Rochester | Twin Cities | Other Locations