The Bronze Bow

BronzeBowCover

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1962

The Bronze Bow

by Elizabeth George Speare

Age: 11+

Interests: history, religion, Israel, Judaism and early Christianity, war, ethics, romance, coming-of-age story

More

The Other Side of Truth

51MXRLRtJ6L._SX334_BO1,204,203,200_

CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 2000

The Other Side of Truth

by Beverley Naidoo

Age: 10+

Interests: current events, politics, refugees, Africa, immigration, violence, history

More

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

Voyages_of_Doctor_Dolittleddvoy3

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1923

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

by Hugh Lofting

Ages: 7 +

Interests: animals, travel, fantasy, boats, adventure

More

Rear Window (1954)

RearWindow_USLC6

Rear Window

colour, thriller/mystery

released: 1954

rated: PG – “for Some Mild Sensuality and Thematic Elements”

length: 1 hr, 52 min

age: 11 +

interests: mystery, crime, murder, suspense More

Dead End in Norvelt

17780308532_24f5f5be54_b

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2012

Dead End in Norvelt

by Jack Gantos

Ages: 10 +

Interests: small town life, mystery, writing, history, American history, social justice, politics, crime, violence

More

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

51SY35LuyNL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1989

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

by Paul Fleischman

illustrated by Eric Beddows

Ages: 8 +

Interests: insects, poetry, performance, nature

More

Bud, Not Buddy

BudNotBuddy2

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2000

Bud, Not Buddy

by Christopher Paul Curtis

Age: 9+

Interests: history, American history, music, jazz, the Great Depression, racism, orphans More

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

0753656009608056a51a17d299225a23

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER: 1977

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

by Mildred D. Taylor

Age: 11+

Interests: history, American history, racism, civil rights, the Great Depression, family

More

Dobry

dobry

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1935

Dobry

by Monica Shannon

Age: 8 +

Interests: Bulgaria, farm life, customs More

Out of the Dust

51mj2buxv-l

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1998

Out of the Dust

by Karen Hesse

Age: 10 +

Interests: poetry, history, American history, the Great Depression, farming, death and grief, music

More

Previous Older Entries

All writings posted here are © Kim Thompson, unless otherwise indicated. For all artwork on this site, copyright is retained by the artist.