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Bargains annotations for the medal and honor books because the inception of the Newbery and Caldecott Awards. This e-book discusses the phrases and definitions that experience developed for either awards and the importance of the awards as an review of kid's literature.

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1978 Award Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson Illustrated by Donna Diamond Crowell After practicing all summer to be the fastest runner in school, Jess is beaten by the new girl, Leslie. Gradually the two become close friends, creating an imaginary world in the woods and calling it Terabithia. When tragedy strikes, Jess, shocked and despairing, slowly begins to see the wonders Leslie left him. The Newbery Awards 43 HONORS Ramona and Her Father Beverly Cleary Illustrated by Alan Tiegreen Morrow Ramona is in second grade when her father loses his job and her mother begins to work full-time.

Honors Getting Near to Baby Audrey Couloumbis Putnam Twelve-year-old Willa Jo and Little Sister, whose voice is “lost in sadness,” live with bossy Aunt Patty following the death of their baby sister. Willa Jo finds haven on the roof and from sunrise to sunset recalls recent events and helps her family come to terms with its tragedy. Our Only May Amelia Jennifer L. ” Unjustly blamed for tragedy, May must leave home before returning to claim her rightful place. 26 Fairmount Avenue Tomie dePaola Illustrated by the author Putnam DePaola looks back to 1938 when his family, overcoming fire and flood, builds a new house.

Steeped in imagery and laced with surprising humor, Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy explores powerlessness, possibility, and the profound impact individuals can make. 2004 Award The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Kate DiCamillo Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering Candlewick The Tale of Despereaux draws the reader into an enchanting account of a smaller-thanusual mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. With character and plot far more complex than the traditional fairy tale, separate stories introduce The Newbery Awards 25 Despereaux, condemned for talking to the princess; the evil rat, Roscuro, who loves light and soup; and Miggery Sow, a farm girl with royal aspirations.

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