The Yearling

The Yearling

By Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Publication Information: 
New York: Scribner, 1961, c1939
Special Collections - Campus School Collection
Call Number: 
PS3535. A845 Y43 1961
August, 2010

An old standby just in time for your summer reading list. The Yearling won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1939 and was the best-selling novel in America in 1938. This edition has illustrations by N.C. Wyeth, who was a student of Howard Pyle, an illustrator highlighted in a previous Book of the Month - The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood.

N.C. Wyeth illustrations are among my favorites, they are so compelling. A good online collection is the N.C. Wyeth Catalogue Raisonné at the Brandywine River Museum. Use the "Catalogue Search" menu option to find images.

There is a copy of this book available for circulation in the general collection, The Yearling Wilson 5 West, Call #: PS 3535 .A845 Y43 1961.

Western Libraries Books by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Western Libraries Books illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.

Gallery: Marjorie Rawlings Home A photogallery of the Rawlings home in Florida.

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