2016 Newbery Awards!

2016 Medal Winner

Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street
by Matt De La Peña


Share this Newbery Gold Medal winner with someone you love. Discover how a young boy learns from his grandmother how to "find beautiful where he never thought to look." A picture book read-aloud gem.

2016 Honor Books

 

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The War that Saved My Life
by Kimberly Brubaker 


Heroic courage in the face of adversity defines young Ada, who escapes with her brother, in war-torn England during WW11.  Ada won't let her disability, her past, or her circumstances stop her fight for a better life.  Readers will cheer Ada all the way in this Newbery Honor Award winner.

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Roller Girl
by Victoria Jamieson


Twelve-year-old Astrid discovers fast paced roller derby, even though she's bumped, blocked, and bruised all the way. Her BFF since first grade, Nicole, wants nothing to do with roller derby, she prefers the ballet and watching boys.  Astrid is determined to succedd, even if her friendships and entire world are changing.  Enjoy this graphic-novel Newbery Honor winner.

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Echo
by Pam Muñoz Ryan

"Everyone needs the beauty and light of music, especially during the worst of times."  Dive into this sweeping narrative that explores the power of music to inspire beauty. The first tale begins in 1933 Nazi Germany, then moves to an orphanage in Philidelphia during the Great Depression, then to an interred Japanese-American family in Southern California at the height of WW11, and at last to a triumphant conclusion in New York City.  "An extraordianary epic tale," don't miss this Newbery Honor Winner. 

 

 

 

 
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