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The Newbery Companion: Booktalk and Related Materials for Newbery Medal and Honor Books, Second Edition

Overview

A wealth of information about Newbery award winners and honor books is at your fingertips with this new release. You'll find detailed plot summaries, booktalks, updated information about the winning titles and authors, suggestions for read-alikes, and ideas for how to introduce the books to young readers. Entries are arranged chronologically from 1922 through 2001. A history of the award and a discussion of the award process are also included.

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Overview

A wealth of information about Newbery award winners and honor books is at your fingertips with this new release. You'll find detailed plot summaries, booktalks, updated information about the winning titles and authors, suggestions for read-alikes, and ideas for how to introduce the books to young readers. Entries are arranged chronologically from 1922 through 2001. A history of the award and a discussion of the award process are also included.

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Compiles information on Newberry Award-winning books and Honor Books (runners up to the Newberry Award). Arranged chronologically from 1922, each year's medal recipient is introduced by a brief paragraph about the author, often telling of the origins and inspiration behind the writing of the prize-winner. This is followed by a plot summary, a description of themes and subjects within the book, suggestions on how to stimulate interest through booktalks, and lists of related titles. Honor Books are described in brief plot outlines. There is also a history of the award and discussion of the award process. This second edition is current through 2001. Gillespie has written numerous books on children's literature. Naden is a freelance writer. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563088131
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication date: 3/15/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 465
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN T. GILLESPIE is former Dean and Instructor of Library Science at Long Island University, New York. He has authored numerous books in areas of library management, school libraries, and children's and young adult literature.

CORINNE J. NADEN is a freelance writer and editor based in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and has published more than 30 books.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1920s
1922: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem. The Story of Mankind 1
1923: Lofting, Hugh. The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle 7
1924: Hawes, Charles B. The Dark Frigate 10
1925: Finger, Charles. Tales from Silver Lands 13
1926: Chrisman, Arthur Bowie. Shen of the Sea 17
1927: James, Will. Smoky, the Cowhorse 22
1928: Mukerji, Dhan Gopal. Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon 26
1929: Kelly, Eric P. The Trumpeter of Krakow 30
1930s
1930: Field, Rachel. Hitty: Her First Hundred Years 37
1931: Coatsworth, Elizabeth. The Cat Who Went to Heaven 44
1932: Armer, Laura. Waterless Mountain 52
1933: Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze 59
1934: Meigs, Cornelia. Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of "Little Women" 64
1935: Shannon, Monica. Dobry 72
1936: Brink, Carol Ryrie. Caddie Woodlawn 76
1937: Sawyer, Ruth. Roller Skates 82
1938: Seredy, Date. The White Stag 89
1939: Enright, Elizabeth. Thimble Summer 94
1940s
1940: Daugherty, James. Daniel Boone 101
1941: Sperry, Armstrong. Call It Courage 106
1942: Edmonds, Walter D. The Matchlock Gun 112
1943: Gray, Elizabeth Janet. Adam of the Road 118
1944: Forbes, Esther. Johnny Tremain 123
1945: Lawson, Robert. Rabbit Hill 129
1946: Lenski, Lois. Strawberry Girl 135
1947: Bailey, Carolyn. Miss Hickory 141
1948: Du Bois, William Pene. The Twenty-One Balloons 147
1949: Henry, Marguerite. King of the Wind 153
1950s
1950: De Angeli, Marguerite. The Door in the Wall 161
1951: Yates, Elizabeth. Amos Fortune, Free Man 168
1952: Estes, Eleanor. Ginger Pye 174
1953: Clark, Ann Nolan. Secret of the Andes 181
1954: Krumgold, Joseph. ... And Now Miguel 188
1955: DeJong, Meindert. The Wheel on the School 195
1956: Latham, Jean Lee. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch 200
1957: Sorensen, Virginia. Miracles on Maple Hill 205
1958: Keith, Harold. Rifles for Watie 212
1959: Speare, Elizabeth George. The Witch of Blackbird Pond 218
1960s
1960: Krumgold, Joseph. Onion John 225
1961: O'Dell, Scott. Island of the Blue Dolphins 230
1962: Speare, Elizabeth George. The Bronze Bow 236
1963: L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time 241
1964: Neville, Emily. It's Like This, Cat 247
1965: Wojciechowska, Maia. Shadow of a Bull 252
1966: De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton, I, Juan de Pareja 256
1967: Hunt, Irene. Up a Road Slowly 261
1968: Konigsburg, Elaine L. From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler 267
1969: Alexander, Lloyd. The High King 273
1970s
1970: Armstrong, William. Sounder 279
1971: Byars, Betsy. Summer of the Swans 284
1972: O'Brien, Robert C. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH 290
1973: George, Jean Craighead. Julie of the Wolves 296
1974: Fox, Paula. The Slave Dancer 302
1975: Hamilton, Virginia. M. C. Higgins, the Great 307
1976: Cooper, Susan. The Grey King 314
1977: Taylor, Mildred D, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry 318
1978: Paterson, Katherine. Bridge to Terabithia 323
1979: Raskin, Ellen. The Westing Game 328
1980s
1980: Blos, Joan W. A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32 333
1981: Paterson, Katherine. Jacob Have I Loved 338
1982: Willard, Nancy. A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers 342
1983: Voigt, Cynthia. Dicey's Song 346
1984: Cleary, Beverly. Dear Mr. Henshaw 353
1985: McKinley, Robin. The Hero and the Crown 359
1986: MacLachlan, Patricia. Sarah, Plain and Tall 364
1987: Fleischman, Sid. The Whipping Boy 368
1988: Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography 374
1989: Fleischman, Paul. A Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices 378
1990s
1990: Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars 383
1991: Spinelli, Jerry. Maniac Magee 389
1992: Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Shiloh 394
1993: Rylant, Cynthia. Missing May 399
1994: Lowry, Lois. The Giver 405
1995: Creech, Sharon. Walk Two Moons 409
1996: Cushman, Karen. The Midwife's Apprentice 414
1997: Konigsburg, Elaine L. The View from Saturday 421
1998: Hesse, Karen. Out of the Dust 426
1999: Sachar, Louis. Holes 431
2000s
2000: Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bud, Not Buddy 435
2001: Peck, Richard. A Year Down Yonder 439
Bibliography 447
Index 451
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