THE WHITE BICYCLE by Beverley Brenna is a 2013 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book. Young adult fiction recommended for ages 16+. 4 Stars!
Book Review: The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo
THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX by Kate DiCamillo was a Newbery Award Winner and New York Times Best Seller. Enchanting for all ages! 5 Stars!
SMALL STEPS: THE YEAR I GOT POLIO by Peg Kehret is non-fiction recommended for all ages! Named a 1997 ALA Notable Book for Children, a 1997 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and many other awards. 5 Stars!
THE GRAVEYARD BOOK by Neil Gaiman was a Newbery Award Winner and a New York Times Best Seller. Fantasy recommended for ages 12+. 4.5 Stars!
THE WEDNESDAY WARS by Gary D. Schmidt was a Newbery Honor Book. Historical fiction recommended for ages 12+. 5 Stars!
OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA by Jennifer L. Holm is a Newbery Honor Book. Historical Fiction recommended for ages 12+. 4.5 Stars!
THE THIEF by Megan Whalen Turner was a Newbery Honor Book. Fiction recommended for ages 12+. 4.5 Stars!
BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel was winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize and the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Award. Historical Fiction recommended for ages 21+. 4.5 Stars!
CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein is a 2013 Michael L. Printz Honor Book and a New York Times Best Seller. Young adult historical fiction recommended for ages 18+. 5 Stars!
The Newbery Award is awarded annually in January to books published in the previous year. The winner and honor books are selected by a committee and the award recognizes “distinguished children” books. From a reader’s perspective, the books sometimes selected aren’t always the top reads, but in our opinion, the 2013 books selected were all [...]