The Tale of Despereaux

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2004

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread

by Kate diCamillo

Age: 7+

Interests: mice, castles, princesses, rats, soup, cooking

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The Door in the Wall

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1950

The Door in the Wall

by Margeurite de Angeli

Age: 9+

Interests: history, medieval history, British history, knights, castles, religion, overcoming physical handicaps

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Beautiful Oops!

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Beautiful Oops!

by Barney Saltzberg

Age: 3+, but 5-6 year olds should find it particularly inspiring

Interests: art, artists

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Rootabaga Stories

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Rootabaga Stories

by Carl Sandburg

illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham

Age: 5+

Interests: folk tales, history, poetry, language More

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