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~The Reader's Corner~

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The Best and the Brightest in Children's Fiction


               "Newbery Award Winners"                                     "Caldecott Award Winners"

1992: Shiloh, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Tuesday, by David Wiesner
1993: Missing May, by Cynthia Rylant Mirette on the High Wire, by Emily Arnold McCully
1994: The Giver, by Lois Lowry Grandfather's Journey, by Allen Say
1995: Walk Two Moon, by Sharon Creech Smoky Night, by David Diaz
1996: The Midwife's Apprentice, by Karen Cushman Officer Buckle and Gloria, by Peggy Rathmann
1997: The View From Saturday, by E. L. Konigsburg Golem, by David Wisniewski
1998: Out of the Dust, by Karen Hesse Rapunzel, by Paul O. Zelinsky
1999: Holes, by Louise Sachar Snowflake Bentley, by Mary Azarian

For more award winning books go to: The Children's Literature Web Guide

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"A Collection of Favorites"

  Picture Books

"Gold Fever" by Verla Kay

"Lily's Purple Plastic Purse" by Kevin Henkes

"Rainbow Joe and Me" by Maria Strom

"Red Berry Wool" by Robyn Eversole

"Sailor Dog" by Margaret Wise Brown

"Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak

    Middle Grade Fiction


"All About Sam" by Lois Lowry

"Charlottes Web" by E. B. White

"Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine

"Freak the Mighty" by Rodman Philbrick

"Harry Potter Series" by J. K. Rowling 

"Henry and the Paper Route" by Beverly Cleary

"Honus and Me" by Dan Gutman

"Maniac Magee" by Jerry Spinelli

"Operation Dump the Chump" by Barbara Park

"Sarah, Plain and Tall", by MacLachlan, Patricia

"The Golden Compass Series" by Phillip Pullman

Young Adult Fiction 

"Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson

"Staying Fat For Sarah Byrnes" by Chris Crutcher

"Strays Like Us" by Richard Peck (borderline MG/YA)

"Tangerine" by Edward Bloor (borderline MG/YA)


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