The Bronze Bow

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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

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Rifles for Watie

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1958

Rifles for Watie

by Harold Keith

Age: 11+

Interests: history, American history, American Civil War, war, moral questions, friendship, romance More

Alice, I Think

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Alice, I Think

by Susan Juby

Age: 12

Interests: family, teen drama, small town life, fashion, career choices, coming of age, how lame adults can be More

Up a Road Slowly

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Up a Road Slowly

by Irene Hunt

Age: 10+

Interests: strong female characters, coming of age, adolescence, family, romance

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The Lark on the Wing

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1950

The Lark on the Wing

by Elfrida Vipont

Age: 11+

Interests: music, religion, romance, coming of age stories More

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1959

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

by Elizabeth George Speare

Age: 10+

Interests: history, American history, politics, religion, intolerance, adventure, romance, strong girls, orphans, witches, superstition More

The Owl Service

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1967

The Owl Service

by Alan Garner

Age: 12+

Interests: mystery, magic, horror, folktales, Wales More

Tamar

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 2005

Tamar

by Mal Peet

Age: 13+

Interests: war, WWII, violence, Holland, spies, occupation, romance, grandparents, family history, mystery

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The Little Bookroom

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1955

The Little Bookroom

by Eleanor Farjeon

Age: 6 (read to); 9 (independent reading)

Interests: short stories, updated fairy tales, satire, magic, romance, princesses and princes, helping others, morality

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Collected Stories for Children

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CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER – 1947

Collected Stories for Children

by Walter de la Mare

Age: 8+ (read to); 11+ (independent reading)

Interests: folk tales, fairy tales, animals, magic, romance, fairies, spooky stories, adventure, travel, cats, monkeys

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