Who Won the 1959
Newbery Medal

Elizabeth George Speare

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

1958 Newbery Medal Winner
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1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

Two Cabrillo teachers set a course for excellent reads

Paradise Post
"My Side of the Mountain" (Jean Craighead George) and the first book in the "Theodore Boone" middle school series (John Grisham) have also been read aloud by Ferretti. In the latter book's case, she wanted to introduce her students to both mystery and ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

Education briefs

Salisbury Post
Each year, Leslie Hunsucker's fifth-grade class at North Hills Christian School builds log cabins as they read Elizabeth George Speare's book, “Sign of the Beaver.” The students, with some help from their parents, work diligently to build their ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

Litchfield Historical Society continues Leather Apron Book Club meetings

Torrington Register Citizen
LITCHFIELD >> Young historians are invited to dive into history with the monthly Leather Apron Book Club, for kids 8 and up. On the third Wednesday of every month, from 3:30–5 p.m., Leather Apron Book Club participants read a different book on a ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

2015 Newbery and Caldecott Medals announced!

Chron.com (blog)
The 2015 Newbery Medal, which goes to the most distinguished book in American literature for children the previous year, went to Kwame Alexander for “The Crossover” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) about a boy with basketball in his blood who tells his ...

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