Tag Archives: Newbery Medal
Choosing the next book to read can be tough when there are so many options. Where to begin? That’s why Deep Blue Readers is sharing five ways to jump start your Summer Reading adventures through Middle Grades lit before kids meet at Valley Bookseller for Reader Choice Sunday, July 26. Finished Reader Choice and interested in reading ahead for August […]
Attn Minnesota Teachers and Librarians and Book-Wormy-Kids: The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is coming! Are you ready?
Originally posted on Kelly Barnhill:
Dear Bookish Children of Minnesota (and their assorted Educators and Media Specialists, and Book-Purveyors), Obviously, I do not have to tell you what the Newbery Medal is – you see those stickers on books all across the land – but some of you may not have heard of the 90-second…
We’re looking forward to spending time with you and some excellent science fiction this month! As you wrap your tentacles around our July selections you should ask yourself: What makes a book science fiction? How do I know when a book fits this genre? Fantasy has enjoyed recent space on the Middle Grade shelves and at times these two genres fit […]
Morning air has a distinct chill, the leaves are turning, and divers are filling their heads with thoughts of cider, pumpkins, and preparations for Halloween or Dia de los Muertos. To capture the building mood, our October Dive ventures into deeper realms and features the tale of Nobody Owens, aka Bod, protagonist of Neil Gaiman‘s […]
Summer reading is the perfect time for Reader’s Choice, but we’re keeping divers to a theme. For our July Dive, choose a book that fits the theme Summer Vacation, Summer Camp. Staying close to home this summer? Let your book take you on a journey by choosing a title set in a place you would like […]