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Visions of Gold and Silver - From the Mixed-Up Files...
The milk and cookies are waiting by the fireplaces, stockings are hung, candles are lit in windows the world over and you know what that means? The book award fairies are on their way to spread holiday cheer and shiny gold and silver stickers as they do every year for a few very special books. It’s mock Newbery season and many library systems and bookstores around the country are posting the results from their hard working mock Newbery and mock Caldecott groups. Here are some links to the ones I know about. Anderson’s Book Shop Allen County Public Library North Allegheny School District If you’ve ever wondered how those sticker wearing books are chosen here are some links to the criterion for a few of the Middle Grade eligible awards. Newbery Scott O’Dell Award for Historical fiction Coretta Scott King Pura Del Pre If you like to follow the conversation about this years books, Heavy Medal provides lively and informative