Category: Newbery

The Twenty-One Balloons (Puffin Modern Classics) “Half of this story is true and the other half might very well have happened.”  ― William Pène du Bois, The Twenty-One Balloons From Goodreads, Professor…

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The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt A quick trip to the library a few weeks ago resulted in this book being on my nightstand.  I’d never heard of this…

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lois lenski

Lois Lenski is a Newbery award winning author who wrote, among many others, Strawberry Girl.   I’d added Strawberry Girl to my Goodreads list, and I was interested once I found out more about Lenski as an author.  Strawberry Girl  is actually one book in a series that Lenski wrote about children in various regions of the United States.

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  Sharon Creech is a Newbery winning author who’s written a variety of children’s and young adult books.  Creech’s writing is interesting because she’s able to write without formula which…

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