Tag Archive | Newbery

Newbery Wrap-up

As I follow the different coverage of the Newbery Awards at various blogs such as Heavy Medals and Fuse #8 (I mention these two librarian blogs because after all these are librarian awards; however, pretty much everyone has commented) the words of the day seem to be “upset” and “wild card”.  Apparently, people had expected […]

Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz, oh my!

Twitter was all abuzz this morning as the various ALA Youth Media Awards were announced.  Consisting of 20 or so awards, they honor everything from illustration to nonfiction. But let’s face it.  Most of us only care about the big 3: Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz. So, let’s look at the winners: Newbery: Winner: Moon over […]

And the winner will be . . .

On Monday, the ALA will announce the winners of the Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz awards, the three most prestigious children’s literature awards here in the US.  (They’ll also announce a bunch of others, but most people have only heard of The Big Three.) We here at BookPeople have decided to throw our own choices into […]

Our Mother Daughter Book Club!

This weekend BookPeople’s Mother Daughter Book Club will be meeting on Saturday (June 19) at 2PM.  We’re going to be discussing the fun, the exciting, the Newbery Honor Book, Savvy. Mibs comes from a family where every member gets a magical power, known as a Savvy, on their thirteenth birthday.  The night before Mibs’ birthday, […]


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