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2011 Newbery

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message 1: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (Kristine_A) | 140 comments Mod
The ALA awards will be announced Monday morning from their mid-winter conference location in San Diego. I have been looking forward to the announcement as I've been following the discussions in the GR 2011 Mock Newbery Group.

On a side note I just put 2 and 2 together that I will be in San Diego that day. I'm not in the ALA and neither am I a librarian (although that's my dream job, maybe one day).

Any predictions?

message 2: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (Kristine_A) | 140 comments Mod
Newbery medal 2011 Moon Over Manifest

message 3: by Kristine (last edited Jan 10, 2011 09:31AM) (new)

Kristine (Kristine_A) | 140 comments Mod
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
Turtle in Paradise
Heart of a Samurai
One Crazy Summer

I think that's the list based on what I could follow on the Twitter feeds

message 4: by Kristine (new)

Kristine (Kristine_A) | 140 comments Mod
Intersting that Manifest has only 42reads and Crazy Summer has715.

message 5: by Leigh (new)

Leigh (LeighB) Well, Crazy Summer won two awards, so it'll be around for awhile. Manifest looks good, but I was really surprised. My reaction was "huh? Never heard of it!" Several good non-fictions were eligible and I was sorry a non-fiction didn't win. I'd like to see more non-fictions win.

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Luann (AZbookgal) | 26 comments One Crazy Summer also won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction this year.

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Moon Over Manifest (other topics)
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Turtle in Paradise (other topics)
Heart of a Samurai (other topics)