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Newbery Award Winners
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A list of the books that have won the Newbery Award.
Dead end in Norvelt - Jack Gantos
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/13/2011
ISBN-13: 9780374379933
ISBN-10: 0374379939
In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, 12-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore. By the author of the Newbery Honor book, Joey Pigza Loses Control.
Moon over Manifest - Clare Vanderpool
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/12/2010
ISBN-13: 9780385738835
ISBN-10: 0385738838
Jumping off a train in Kansas to learn more about her father’s exciting past, Abilene Tucker is initially disappointed by the run-down Depression town she encounters before finding a hidden box of mementos and letters that mention a spy who played an important role in the town’s secret history.
When you reach me - Rebecca Stead
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 07/14/2009
ISBN-13: 9780385737425
ISBN-10: 0385737424
As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.
The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/30/2012
ISBN-13: 9780061709128
ISBN-10: 0061709123
Good masters! Sweet Ladies! : voices from a medieval village - Laura Amy Schlitz and Robert Byrd
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 07/10/2007
ISBN-13: 9780763615789
ISBN-10: 0763615781
Journey to an English village in 1255 where a cast of characters, from millers to maidens, are introduced through colorful portraits and personal stories, in an informative guide to the Medieval era. 80,000 first printing.
The higher power of Lucky - Susan Patron and Matt Phelan
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/07/2006
ISBN-13: 9781416901945
ISBN-10: 1416901949
Believing that her French guardian is about to abandon her to an orphanage in the city, ten-year-old Lucky runs away from her small town with her beloved dog, HMS Beagle, by her side in order to trek across the Mojave Desert to start her challenging life over one more time.
Criss cross - Lynne Rae Perkins
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/01/2005
ISBN-13: 9780060092726
ISBN-10: 0060092726
Provides a coming-of-age tale as a young girl struggles with the hardships of becoming a woman while hanging with her friends, trying to learn to drive, dealing with family dramas, and experiencing life in a new town--all while trying to find a meaningful relationship with a caring boy in the process.
Kira-kira - Cynthia Kadohata
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 02/01/2004
ISBN-13: 9780689856396
ISBN-10: 0689856393
Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill.
The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread - Kate DiCamillo and Timothy B. Ering
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/01/2003
ISBN-13: 9780763617226
ISBN-10: 0763617229
An illustrated fairy tale tells the adventures of Despereaux Tilling the mouse and his two associates, Roscuro the rat and Miggery Sow, who happen upon a journey together to a castle where their destiny awaits. Reader's Guide available. 15,000 first printing.
Crispin : the cross of lead - Avi
Publisher: Hyperion Books For Children
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/01/2002
ISBN-13: 9780786808281
ISBN-10: 0786808284
After being accused of a crime, thirteen-year-old Crispin becomes a wanted man and so must use a new identity and keep on the run in order to stay alive, in a suspenseful middle reader set in fourteenth-century England. Teacher's Guide available. 55,000 first printing.
A single shard - Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Clarion Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/23/2001
ISBN-13: 9780395978276
ISBN-10: 0395978270
Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself. By the author of Seesaw Girl.
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