New Purchases!

The library has recently purchased the latest Newbery Medal and Caldecott Medal winners and Honor Books for our collection!

2007 Newbery Medal Winner

Higher Power of LuckyThe Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron

Honor Books

  • Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
  • Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
  • Rules by Cynthia Lord
  • 2007 Caldecott Medal Winner

    FlotsamFlotsam by David Wiesner

    Honor Books

  • Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet by David McLimans
  • Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom illustrated by Kadir Nelson, written by Carole Boston Weatherford
  • 2006 Newbery Medal Winner: Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins

    Honor Books

  • Whittington by Alan Armstrong, illustrated by S.D. Schindler
  • Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
  • Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Hudson Talbott
  • 2006 Caldecott Medal Winner: The Hello, Goodbye Window illustrated by Chris Raschka and written by Norton Juster

    Honor Books

  • Rosa illustrated by Bryan Collier and written by Nikki Giovanni
  • Zen Shorts illustrated and written by Jon J. Muth
  • Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride illustrated and written by Marjorie Priceman
  • Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems illustrated by Beckie Prange, written by Joyce Sidman
  • 2005 Newbery Medal Winner: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

    Honor Books

  • Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
  • The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights by Russell Freedman
  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt
  • 2005 Caldecott Medal Winner: Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes

    Honor Books

  • The Red Book by Barbara Lehman
  • Coming on Home Soon illustrated by E.B. Lewis, written by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale illustrated and written by Mo Willems
  • 2004 Newbery Medal Winner: The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

    Honor Books

  • Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes
  • An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 by Jim Murphy
  • 2004 Caldecott Medal Winner: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein

    Honor Books

  • Ella Sarah Gets Dressed by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
  • What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? illustrated and written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
  • Look for these soon in our Children’s Section!


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