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Jane's Island

This evening I finished reading Jane’s Island by Marjorie Hill Allee.

Jane’s Island was a Newbery runner-up in 1932. This was a wonderful story about a young woman named Ellen who spent a summer in Woods Hole, Massachusetts taking care of Jane who is the daughter of a marine biologist. 248 more words

Culture

Downright Dencey

This evening I finished reading Downright Dencey by Caroline Dale Snedeker.

Downright Dencey was a Newbery runner-up in 1928. I really enjoyed reading the book as it is set in the Quaker community of Nantucket Island shortly after the War of 1812. 243 more words

Culture

Newbery Challenge Update VI

Here is another update to my Newbery Challenge.

Last month in Newbery Challenge Update V a major milestone had been reached. This month I can claim a minor milestone of having only 75 more books to read. 452 more words

Culture

Newbery Challenge Update V

Today I passed a major milestone in my Newbery Challenge. In fact, at one time I pondered having this milestone be the completion of my Newbery Challenge. 694 more words

Culture

Sign of the Beaver - New Look - Newbery Honor Book?

The Sign of the Beaver is out with the new cover and many teachers will give it a try.
In 1984, The Sign of the Beaver got an Newbery honor book award. 185 more words

Education

Newbery Challenge Update IV

This evening I have reached another milestone in my Newbery Challenge.

In this clip from my tracking spreadsheet you can see that I have reached the 3/4 mark in the challenge. 338 more words

Culture

Newbery Hopefuls

Crunch time is here. Next Monday, February second, the long-awaited Newbery and Caldecott Awards will be announced by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. 338 more words

Literature