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 18, 2009

Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba by Margarita Engle

Escaping from Nazi Germany to Cuba in 1939, a young Jewish refugee dreams of finding his parents again, befriends a local girl with painful secrets of her own, and discovers that the Nazi darkness is never far away.

Historical fiction | Holocaust, Jewish | YA Grades 7 up

1 comment:

  1. I thought this book portrayed a well-known event in an entirely different light, which was interesting. However, it was a little slow and it was probably meant for a younger audience.


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