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Glen Rounds

1906-

(1980 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/Illustrator

Rounds, Glen. (1999). Beaver. New York : Holiday House. 599.37 R859b

Describes the physical characteristics, diet, and nighttime activities of the beaver, an expert swimmer and builder.

Rounds, Glen. (1941). The blind colt. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594bl

Relates the adventures of a blind colt as he roams with a band of mustangs and is eventually adopted and trained as a saddle horse by ten-year- old Whitey.

Rounds, Glen. (1951). Hunted horses. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594hu

This is an epic about a horse as "horse": the animal himself, in his original state, with man appearing only as another enemy. If you like horses you will be moved as seldom before, because of Glen Rounds' special way of telling a story. His words seem to have come from the hearts of horses themselves. And what words can't say his drawings tell, vivid with action in every stroke.

Rounds, Glen. (1976). Mr. Yowder and the lion roar capsules. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594mr

Finding that the old lion he is given in trade is totally useless except for his roar, Mr. Yowder attempts to capitalize on that one asset.

Rounds, Glen. (1949). Ol' Paul, the mighty logger : being a true account of the seemingly incredible exploits and inventions of the great Paul Bunyan. (5th printing, rev.). New York : Holiday House. 398.2 R8595o

Tales told about Paul Bunyan, the giant logger and Babe, his great blue ox.

Rounds, Glen. (1949). Ol' Paul the mighty logger : being a true account of the seemingly incredible exploits and inventions of the great Paul Bunyan. Eau Claire, Wis. : Cadmus Books. 398.2 R8595ol

Tales told about Paul Bunyan, the giant logger and Babe, his great blue ox.

Rounds, Glen. (1949). Rodeo : bulls, broncos & buckaroos. New York : Holiday House. 917.8 R859r

Tells what a rodeo is and about the cowboys who enter into the contests with horses, steers, calves, and bulls.

Rounds, Glen. (1966). The snake tree. Cleveland : World Pub. Co. 596 R859s

The author describes the wildlife he has seen around his home in rural North Carolina, telling of several kinds of birds, possums, toads, squirrels, foxes, and insects.

Rounds, Glen. (1948). Stolen pony. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594st

When horse thieves observe that a dog that is the constant companion of their newly "acquired" spotted pony is actually the animal's Seeing-Eye dog, they turn them both loose in the Badlands.

Rounds, Glen. (1962). Whitey & the colt killer. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594wc

Whitey and his cousin Josie set off to capture an old wolf that's been injuring colts.

Rounds, Glen. (1958). Whitey & the wild horse. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594wh

"When Whitey and his cousin Josie find a trapped wild horse, they have a real problem on their hands to tame him." McClurg Book News

Rounds, Glen. (1960). Whitey's first roundup. New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC R8594ws

Whitey decided to go "on the roundup--and then did everything wrong from the start. But once that grim morning was behind him, he buckled down, and without complaining took the chores that came his way--and wound up as a small hero with a neat bit of roping." Kirkus

Rounds, Glen. (1961). Wild orphan. New York : Holiday House. 599 R859w

This story is based on an orphaned otter's struggle to survive.

 

Illustrator

Caudill, Rebecca and Ayars, James. (1969). Contrary Jenkins. (Illustrated by Glen Rounds). New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston. PRIM-FIC C3714CO

Relates the episodes in the life of Contrary Jenkins as he lived by the "law of contrary" in Tennessee and Arkansas.

Chittum, Ida. (1971). Farmer Hoo and the baboons. (Illustrated by Glen Rounds). New York : Delacorte Press. PRIM-FIC C5434fa

Appleton Hoo receives by mistake a shipment of baboons intended for the Happleton Zoo.

Kjelgaard, Jim. (1954). Haunt fox. (Drawings by Glen Rounds). New York : Holiday House. INTR-FIC K6234HA

Star, the "haunt fox," who has always managed to give hunters the slip and thus become almost legendary, is hunted for a summer and a winter by young Jack and his dog Thunder and by the moody trapper Dade Matson, to remain in the end, uncaught.

Blair, Walter. (1944). Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes. (Illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds). New York : Coward-McCann. 398.2 B635t

The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others.

Baker, Betty. (1975). Three fools and a horse. (Pictures by Glen Rounds). New York : Macmillan. PRIM-FIC B1677th

A retelling of three traditional Apache tales about the nonsensical adventures of the Foolish People.

 

Author Information

Berman, R. (2001). Glen Rounds. The Kerlan Awards in children's literature, 1975-2001 (pp. 50-54). St. Paul: Pogo Press. Children Ref PN 497 .K47 2001
Glen (Harold) Rounds (1906-2002). (2003). In Something about the author (Vol. 141, pp. 148-149). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Glen (Harold) Rounds (1906- ). (2000). In Something about the author (Vol. 112, pp. 160-164). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Glen (Harold) Rounds (1906- ). (1993). In Something about the author (Vol. 70, pp. 196-200). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Glen (Harold) Rounds (1906- ). (1976). In Something about the author (Vol. 8, pp. 171-173). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
 

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