Annal: 1974 Golden Kite Fiction Award

Results of the Golden Kite Award in the year 1974.

Book:The Girl Who Cried Flowers and Other Tales

The Girl Who Cried Flowers and Other Tales

Jane Yolen

Includes five original fairy tales - "The Girl Who Cried Flowers," "Dawn Strider," "The Weaver of Tomorrow," "The Lad Who Stared Everyone Down," and "Silent Bianca."

Book:Meaning Well

Meaning Well

Sheila R. Cole

Lisa means well. She doesn’t want to hurt Peggy, a quiet, outsider in her sixth grade class. She befriends Peggy and is invited to Peggy’s birthday party where she has a good time with her and her dog, Lucky. But, in the end, Lisa is afraid of being excluded herself and she goes along with popular Susan and the other girls in her class without speaking up. As a result of their cruelty to Peggy, Peggy’s father takes her out of school. Lisa painfully learns that meaning well is not enough. It’s the doing that counts.

Book:The Way Things Are, and Other Poems

The Way Things Are, and Other Poems

Myra Cohn Livingston

A collection of poems describing different feelings, places, and things.

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