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Newbery Boxed Set (Island of the Blue Dolphins, Johnny Tremain, Belle Prater's Boy, Wrinkle in Time, Black Cauldron, Black Pearl, Watson's Go to Birmingham 1963, Lily's Crossing)
by Scott O'Dell, Esther Forbes, Ruth White (Goodreads Author), Madeleine L'Engel, Lloyd Alexander, Christopher Paul Curtis, Patricia Reilly Giff
Paperback, 0 pages
Published October 17th 2000 by Yearling
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I picked this only because I wanted to recommend the Watson's Go To Birmingham. It is an incredible book. I read it for a literacy circle in one of my elementary education reading classes and I loved it. The book is funny, but also touches on issues of racism as well. This would be great for a literacy circle in a 5th grade classroom.
Scott O'Dell (May 23, 1898 – October 16, 1989) was an American children's author who wrote 26 novels for youngsters, along with three adult novels and four nonfiction books. He was most famously the author of the children's novel Island of the Blue Dolphins (1960), which won the 1961 Newbery Medal as well as a number of other awards. Other award winning books by O'Dell include The King's Fifth (19 ...moreMore about Scott O'Dell...