Central Ohio KidLit Bloggers just can’t get enough of Cover to Cover or books! To celebrate the annoucements of the award winners, we met at our favorite book store and then had dinner at Northstar Cafe. It can’t get much better than that!
Me (Bestbookihavenotread), Karen (half of Literate Lives ), Sally Oddi (bookstore owner extraordinaire!), Katie (Creative Literacy), Authentic Learner authors, Franki Sibberson (half of A Year of Reading), author Amjed Qamar (Beneath My Mother’s Feet), and Mary Lee (other half of A Year of Reading).
I’m sure you’ve read the Newbery announcements, but here you go:
The Graveyard Book-Neil Gaiman (posted MouseCircus link last week, but just bought tonight)-Franki wins since she and Sally are the only two who have already read it!
The Underneath-Kathi Appelt (reviewed here-so glad it is recognized for the amazing book it is!)
Savvy by Ingrid Law (started, but loaned to a student and haven’t finished)
After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle
Caldecott: The House in the Night illustrated by Beth Krommes and written by Susan Marie Swanson (Love her Tweets and her book To Be Like the Sun! Will need to purchase this asap!)