Newbery Award

Is there truth behind this legend?
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 10 2014 | comment  
A possible origin of the Hungarian people.

A Medieval Trilogy
Jennifer Minicus | Jul 5 2013 | comment  
An unpredictable plot and endearing protagonist make this trilogy an engaging "must read".

The 2013 Newbery Medal Winner
Clare Cannon | Jan 30 2013 | comment  
As a warm-hearted animal adventure, Katherine Applegate's "The One and Only Ivan" is a worthy tale. But it doesn't stop there.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 7 2013 | comment  
An engaging story about true happiness.

The Trumpeter of Krakow
Jennifer Minicus | Nov 17 2012 | comment  
Everyone admires a young, courageous hero.

The Midwife’s Apprentice
Margaret Hannon | Sep 25 2012 | comment  
I like to think that a Newbery award winning book is a sure bet.

Adam of the Road
Margaret Hannon | Jul 13 2012 | comment  
Life in thirteenth century England comes alive in this Newbery Medal winner.

The Door in the Wall
Jennifer Minicus | May 24 2012 | comment  
This classic Newbery winner teaches some important lessons.

Onion John
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 10 2012 | comment  
Andy wants nothing more than to work in his father's store.

Dead End in Norvelt
Jennifer Minicus | Feb 22 2012 | comment  
Since last year's Newbery winner was so exceptional, I had high expectations for this year's choice. I was disappointed.

Moon Over Manifest
Jennifer Minicus | May 6 2011 | comment  
This Newbery winner has all the makings of a modern classic.

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