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Newbery Book Challenge – December 2013

Newbery Book Challenge – December 2013

Earlier this month I decided to give myself a Newbery Book Challenge.

Getting a head start over the holiday break before the hustle and bustle of school routine returns.newbery-medal

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins – December 31, 2013 – After reading this book I believe I did actually read it when I was younger. Still a wonderful story and now that I know that Karana ended up at the Santa Barbara mission I will go back there and learn more about her.
  • Walk Two Moons – December 30, 2013 – A beautiful story of a girl in search of her mother.
  • Holes – December 29, 2013 – This is a book I kept picking up and never reading. I’m so glad that I finally did. Lessons of what is and is not fair tied with fun twists and realizations along the way.
  • From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler – December 28, 2013 – A wonderful fun and insightful story of a sister and brother on an adventure of a life-time.