Join us for SJCPL's Mock Newbery Club. For readers ages 10-14. We'll be reading a variety of books eligible to win the 2014 Newbery Medal. Be ready to read a lot and talk about what makes the writing good--or not. Registration begins Monday, June 3, 2013. Please register online or call 271-5144.
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
View the 2013 Newbery Winner and Honor Books.
Here's the list of the winning titles:
2012: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
2011: Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
2010: The Cardturner by Louis Sachar
2009: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
2008: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
2007: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
2005: Wing Nut by M.J. Auch
The Mock Newbery Club meets at the German Township Branch, 52807 Lynnewood Ave., from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.:
Thursday, September 12, 2013
To see even more titles that are eligible for the 2014 John Newbery Medal and what readers are saying about them, please visit http://sjcplmocknewbery11.blogspot.com.
***PLEASE NOTE: You CAN read ahead. So if you've already read some of the books on the October list and want to read from the November or December list, you can.
10 bonus titles will also be added in the future; 5 in October and 5 in November, equaling 21 titles for the club.