Lois Lowry’s Favorite Newbery

schlitz goodmasters Lois Lowrys Favorite NewberyTough choice, but I love Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village (2008) by Laura Amy Schlitz. It reflects my own fascination with the thirteenth century; you should see the row of books I’ve collected on that topic. She did such a great job that I can probably forget my own plans for a medieval-village book.

—Lois Lowry,
winner of the Newbery Medal in 1990 for Number the Stars
and in 1994 for The Giver

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  1. This is the book, this and It’s Like This, Cat, that inspired me to read all the Newbery winners. And it’s sitting next to my bed right now because I was dipping into it yesterday. A bold and worthy choice by the committee.

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  1. […] Lowry, Newbery Medalist for Number the Stars (1990) and The Giver (1994) a) Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz (2008) b) The Grey King [The Dark Is Rising Sequence] by Susan Cooper (1976) c) The Graveyard Book […]

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