Rabbit Hill

Rabbit_Hill

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1945

Rabbit Hill

written and illustrated by Robert Lawson

Age: (read to) 5+, (independent reading) 7+

Interests: animals, rabbits, farms, country life, community

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Dicey’s Song

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1983

Dicey’s Song

by Cynthia Voigt

Age: 12+

Interests: family, siblings, strong girls, friendship, poverty, orphans, mental illness

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Arcady’s Goal

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Arcady’s Goal

by Eugene Yelchin

Age: 9+

Interests: history, U.S.S.R., orphans, soccer

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Moon Over Manifest

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2011

Moon Over Manifest

by Clare Vanderpool

Age: 10+

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The Silver Sword

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The Silver Sword

(published in the US as Escape from Warsaw)

by Ian Seraillier

Age: 9+

Interests: history, World War II, Poland, war, family, poverty, refugees, strong female characters

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The Higher Power of Lucky

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2007

The Higher Power of Lucky

by Susan Patron

Age: 9+

Interests: grief, small town life, poverty

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The Twelve and the Genii

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1962

The Twelve and the Genii

by Pauline Clarke

(published in the U.S. under the title: The Return of the Twelves)

Age: 8+

Interests: fantasy, toys come to life, little people, history, siblings, family

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The Making of Man

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1960

The Making of Man

by Ian Wolfram Cornwall

Age: 10+

Interests: science, biology, evolution

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A Valley Grows Up

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1953

A Valley Grows Up

by Edward Osmond

Age: 10+

Interests: history, British history, architecture, engineering, transportation, warfare, town planning, ancient history, medieval history

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The Storm

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1985

The Storm

by Kevin Crossley-Holland

illustrated by Alan Marks

Age: 6+

Interests: ghost stories, folktales, storms

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