HOW TO STEAL A DOG by Barbara O’Connor is middle grade fiction recommended for ages 9+. 4 Stars!
ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell is a New York Times Best Seller and a 2014 Prinz Honor Book. Recommended for ages 16+. 5 Stars!
COURAGE HAS NO COLOR: THE TRUE STORY OF THE TRIPLE NICKLES by Tanya Lee Stone is young adult non-fiction recommended for ages 12+. 4 Stars!
THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN by Sherman Alexie was the winner of the 2007 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and was a New York Times Best Seller. Young adult contemporary fiction recommended for ages 14+. 4.5 Stars!
MOCKINGBIRD by Kathryn Erskine is a National Book Award Winner. Middle-grade contemporary fiction recommended for ages 12+. 4 Stars!
On January 27, 2014 the ALA announced the 2014 John Newbery Medal and Honor Books. Sadly, our nomination was not named. Joyfully, we can say that we have no major complaints about the books that did receive a nod. 2014 Newbery Medal Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures (Candlewick) by Kate DiCamillo. Ms. DiCamillo is […]
PAPERBOY by Vince Vawter is a 2014 Newbery Honor Book. Middle grade historical fiction recommended for ages 12+. 4 Stars!
MAGGOT MOON by Sally Gardner is a 2014 Michael L. Prinz Honor Book. Young adult fiction recommended for ages 16+. 4.5 Stars!
THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER by Kevin Henkes is a 2014 Newbery Honor Book. Middle grade fiction recommended for ages 9+. 5 Stars!
ONE CAME HOME by Amy Timberlake is a 2014 Newbery Honor Book. Historical fiction/mystery recommended for ages 12+. 4.5 Stars!