Official Newbery Winner January, 2010

When You Reach Me

Runners up:
Claudett Colvin; Evolution of Calpurnia Tate; Where the Mountain Meets the Moon; The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg

For more on the awards visit the ALA Literary Awards page

And the Bayside Mock Newbery winner is!!

Catching Fire

Runners up:
When You Reach Me; Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

September 6, 2009

Carolina Harmony by Marilyn Taylor McDowell

Carolina, having escaped from a foster home and living with Mr. Ray and Miss Latah on Harmony Farm, refuses to talk about the events surrounding the deaths of her parents and younger brother, and befriends a troubled runaway who she secretly feeds and takes the blame for his pranks.

Fiction | Grades 4 - 8

1 comment:

  1. A wonderful story. The main characrter, Carolina, demonstrates strength and courage every day. I really like how the setting was a place that I am not that familiar with. It was hard to put down.


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