And Who Won Brooklyn Public Library’s Mock Newbery?
Why that would be Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis.
Honors went to Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson and Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt.
And because it’s just fun to look and see what the Mock Newbery reading lists are, here are a couple I found while trolling the web.
This isn’t all of them by any means, but it’s a nice little place to start.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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