Friday, June 20, 2014
Elizabeth Bird's 2015 Newbery Predictions--by Michael Gettel-Gilmartin
Elizabeth ("Betsy") Bird is New York Public Libraries Youth Materials Collection Specialist. Which is to say that, in the world of libraries, and people who love libraries, she's pretty famous. [She tweets as @fuseeight]
Yesterday, she wrote a predictions post on School Library Journal, handicapping the 2015 Newbery (and Caldicott) books.
The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier
Curiosities by Gary Blackwood
Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
Nightingale's Nest by Nikki Loftin
Greenhouse Glass by Kate Milford
West of the Moon by Margi Preus
Boys of Blur by N.D. Wilson
brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
So far, I've got only the first one in my sticky little hands--and looking forward to reading it. I better get cracking!
Have you read any on this list? What did you think? Any more you'd like to add?