This book was written by Eric P. Kelly in 1928 and won a Newbery award in 1929. It tells the true story of a 12th century boy in Krakow who dies will blowing a trumpet on the town walls during the invasion of the…
Note: The Book Stop is on vacation! This post was written in advance. But please feel free to comment. If you like well-written fantasy with a strong female character, this is the book for you. The Hero and the Crown won a Newbery Medal…
Over Sea, Under Stone is the first of five books in Susan Cooper’s classic children’s series, The Dark is Rising. She won a Newbery award for the fourth book, The Grey King. It’s on my Classics Club list and also counts towards the Around…
“It’s Monday! What are you reading?” is a weekly event hosted by Sheila at Bookjourney to share with others what you’ve read the past week and planning to read next. You may not be able to tell, but things have been busy here at the…
The Graveyard Book is cool and spooky and touching all at the same time. I expected great things of Neil Gaiman and this one didn’t disappoint. It won the Newbery Medal in 2009, a prize going to the book each year that makes the…
My niece has a challenge at her middle school to read as many of the Newbery Medal winners as she can, so I took a look at the list to see what I could recommend. It was fun to remember so many favorite books,…
“It’s Monday! What are you reading?” is a weekly event hosted by Sheila at Bookjourney to share with others what you’ve read the past week and planning to read next. War and Peace, that’s what! I’m feeling the need to actually finish this book. Now…
I read nearly every genre and love to talk about what I read. Some of my favorite genres are historical fiction, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, and children's literature. I try to read diversely and travel the world through my reading. I love books that make me feel I'm in another world -- and also books that help me to better understand this one.
Amy and Isabelle
Know My Name
With the Fire on High
The Most Fun We Ever Had
Get a Life, Chloe Brown
The Lost Man
No Visible Bruises
My Dark Vanessa
The Night Watchman
Vera Kelly is Not a Mystery
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line
The Only Plane in the Sky
Clap When You Land
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