Maddie’s Bibliography

Week One


And Tango Makes Three by by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole

Newbery Award:

The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson


Bosen, Julie. “Publisher’s Tinker with Twain.” New York Times 4 Jan 2011.

Grogan, David. “Connecticut Residents Seek to Ban Two Newbery Medal Winners from School.” American Bookseller’s Association 29 July 2002: n. pag. Web. 22 Jan 2011

Week Two


Alex Award:

Room by Emma Donoghue

ALA Best Fiction for YA:

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

Nestle Smarties:

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell

When a Monster is Born by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Nick Sharratt

Costa (formerly Whitbread) Award:

The Fire-Eaters by David Almond


Campbell, Patty. “The sand in the oyster: don’t ask Alex.” Horn Book. 74.5 (1998): 362-5

Week Three


Iowa Children’s Choice Awards:

The Willowby’s by Lois Lowry

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

Iowa Goldfinch Award:

I Will Surprise My Friend by Mo Willems

When Charlie McButton Was Lost by Suzanne Collins

Week Four


Pura Belpre Medal:

My Abuelita written by Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Yuyi Morales ; photographed by Tim O’Meara

Little Night written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Mildred L. Batchelder Award

Moribito : guardian of the Spirit written by Nahoko Uehashi ;translated by Cathy Hirano ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

The Pull of the Ocean by Jean-Claude Mourlevat

Hans Christian Anderson Medal

The Fire-Eaters by David Almond (winner 2010 and left over from week 2)

Week Five


Arbuthnot Honor Lecture:

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Willoughby’s by Lois Lowry (left over from Local Book Awards week)

Week Six


Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal:

Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways by Laura McGee Kvasnosky

Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator by Sarah C. Campbell, photographs by Sarah C. Campbell and Richard P. Campbell

Week Seven


The Irma S. and James H. Black Award:

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco

Phoenix Award:

The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky