The Planet of Junior Brown (novel) facts for kids
|Genre||Young adult fiction|
|Media type||Print (paperback)|
The Planet of Junior Brown is a 1971 young adult novel by Virginia Hamilton and illustrator Jerry Pinkney. It is about two boys, Junior Brown and Buddy, who with a school janitor, Mr. Pool, construct a mechanical solar system.
Awards and nominations
- 1972–1973 Mark Twain Awards - nomination
- 1971 Horn Book fanfare book
- 1972 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award - winner
- 1972 Newbery Medal - honor
In 1997 a film of the same name, adapted from the novel was released.
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