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“My Favorite Newbery” matching game featuring Laura Amy Schlitz

In 2008 Laura Amy Schlitz won the Newbery Medal for Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, which introduces readers to residents of a 1255 English village through twenty-two poetic portraits. Which of these other Newbery-winning books is her favorite?

a) The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (1923)
b) Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (1946)
c) Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson (1981)

This post is part of our ongoing game matching Newbery and Caldecott medalists to their favorite winning titles. To see more entries, click on the tag matching game.

Previously: Neil Gaiman, Erin E. Stead, Lois Lowry, Linda Sue Park, Beth Krommes, Susan Cooper, Jerry Pinkney, Paul O. Zelinsky, Russell Freedman, Sharon Creech, Emily Arnold McCully, and Robin McKinley.

Coming soon: David Wiesner.

Illustration by Devon Johnson



  1. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! …love this book!

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