Monday, January 23, 2012

And the Winners Are...

Today, the ALA has announced its 2012 winners. They are...

The John Newbery Medal

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Go HERE to check out his site and read about the book.

The Newbery Honor Books

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin

Michael L. Printz Award

Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

Printz Honor Books

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

The Returning by Christine Hinwood

Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

For a complete list of all ALA winners please visit THIS SITE.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Be Thinking About...

Nashville Sounds Reading Program - As soon as our kit arrives from the Sounds we'll begin making announcements about this.

Battle of the Books - This year, there will be ten books on each grade's list. More info. to come. Be thinking about creating teams, etc.