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Eleanor Cameron

1912-1996

(1985 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

Cameron, Eleanor. (1973). The court of the stone children. New York : Dutton. INTR-FIC C182CO

Aided by the journal of a young woman who lived in nineteenth-century France, Nina solves a murder mystery dormant since the time of Napoleon.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1977). Julia and the hand of God. (Illustrated by Gail Owens). New York : Dutton. INTR-FIC C182JU

A series of crises lead 11-year-old Julia to see her family in a different light and help her reaffirm her ambition to be a writer.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1958). Mr. Bass's planetoid. (Illustrated by Louis Darling). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182MI

David and Chuck search through Mr. Bass's notebook and take off in their spaceship to find some answer to the problem of the Brumblitron and its inventor.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1961). The mysterious Christmas shell. (Illustrated by Beth and Joe Krush). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182MV

When their aunts have to sell Sea Meadows, Jennifer and Tom find a way to get it back.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1960). A mystery for Mr. Bass. (Illustrated by Leonard Shortall). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182MY

The search for the truth about some strange fossil bones takes Chuck, David, and the extraordinary Tyco Bass into the unknown regions of the Mushroom Planet.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1971). A room made of windows. (Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182RO

A young girl with ambitions to be a writer observes the people around her.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1964). A spell is cast. (Illustrated by Beth and Joe Krush). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182SP

During her visit to Tarnhelm, a huge old house on the California coast, Cory Winterslow discovers the secret of her past.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1956). Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet. (Illustrated by Robert Henneberger). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182ST

On their second flight to the planet of Basidium, two boys find that they have a would-be scientist as a stowaway. Sequel to The wonderful flight to the Mushroom Planet.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1959). The terrible churnadryne. (Illustrated by Beth and Joe Krush). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182TE

When Tom and Jennifer see a mysterious shape on San Lorenzo mountain, they decide it is a monster known as the churnadryne.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1982). That Julia Redfern. (Illustrated by Gail Owens). New York : Dutton. INTR-FIC C182TH

Family loss and other unexpected, even strange occurrences cannot dampen for long the spirits of the irrepressible Julia.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1967). Time and Mr. Bass; a Mushroom Planet book. (Illustrated by Fred Meise). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182TI

Two boys and their friend Mr. Bass share an adventure involving an ancient scroll, theft, and travel by thought.

Cameron, Eleanor. (1954). The wonderful flight to the Mushroom Planet. (Illustrations by Robert Henneberger). Boston : Little, Brown. INTR-FIC C182W

A mystery man inspires two boys to build a space ship which takes them to the planet of Basidium to help the Mushroom people.

 

Author Information

Berman, R. (2001). Eleanor Cameron. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 86-90). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children REF PN 497 .K47 2001
Internet Book List Author Information: Eleanor Cameron
http://www.iblist.com/author2601.htm
Old Children's Books : Eleanor Cameron
http://oldchildrensbooks.com/cameron.php
Eleanor (Butler) Cameron (1912-1996). (1997). In Something about the author (Vol. 93, pp. 361). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Eleanor (Butler) Cameron (1912- ). (1981). In Something about the author (Vol. 25, pp. 78-83). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Eleanor (Butler) Cameron (1912- ). (1971). In Something about the author (Vol. 15, pp. 42-43). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Eleanor Cameron (1912- ). (1990). In Something about the author autobiography series (Vol. 10, pp. 37-56). Detroit: Gale. Online Something about the Author database.
 

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