Continuing our survey of possible contenders for this year’s Newbery award.
First in a series of roundup posts featuring contenders for this year’s Newbery gold.
Song for a Whale takes us into the world of a Deaf girl on a life-defining mission.
Mitali Pekins offers a touching tribute to generational attachment across years and borders.
Nya faces tough choices when her little sister falls ill near the remote water hole. Nya’s Long Walk: A Step at a Time by Linda …
Wildfire is a fast read that will take even reluctant readers into the heart of a fast-moving catastrophe.
The Downstairs Girl explores the social mores and prejudices of late-19th-century Atlanta through the eyes of a resourceful and gifted Chinese teen.
The “momentous event” of transitioning to high school presents Aven Green, the armless girl-wonder, with new challenges.