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After the Call: Everything Is Possible

Most of you are probably familiar with the Newbery traditions: the secret choice, the phone call, and the frenzy that follows. I had lived overseas for sixteen years and was not aware of these traditions, nor was I aware of the American Library Association or its vast network. Walk Two...

Review of One Time

One Time by Sharon Creech Intermediate   Cotler/HarperCollins    272 pp.    g 9/20    978-0-06-257074-1    $16.99 Library ed.  978-0-06-257075-8    $17.89 e-book ed.  978-0-06-257077-2    $9.99 Gina Filomena, eleven, has been told that she has an overactive imagination. Few teachers or classmates have seen this as a gift until the new language arts teacher, Miss...

Review of Saving Winslow

Saving Winslowby Sharon CreechIntermediate    Cotler/HarperCollins    165 pp.9/18    978-0-06-257070-3    $16.99Library ed.  978-0-06-257072-7    $17.89e-book ed.  978-0-06-257073-4    $9.99Creech interweaves the stories of three fragile babies. Two strands are backstories, and one is front, center, present, and loud. Louie had been a premature baby. Now he’s eleven, but the family story of his infancy...

Review of Moo

Mooby Sharon CreechIntermediate, Middle School    Cotler/HarperCollins    278 pp.8/16    978-0-06-241524-0    $16.99Library ed.  978-0-06-241525-7    $17.89    ge-book ed.  978-0-06-241527-1    $6.99Sick of city life and having recently lost their jobs, Reena’s parents decide to move to Maine, to a small coastal town. It’s summer, and twelve-year-old Reena and younger brother Luke are free to...

Fall 2016 Publishers' Preview: Five Questions for Sharon Creech

This interview originally appeared in the September/October 2016 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Fall Publishers’ Preview, a semiannual advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions.Sponsored by Photo of Sharon Creech's...

"My Favorite Newbery" matching game featuring Sharon Creech

Photo by Lyle RiggsSharon Creech received the 1995 Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the tale of 13-year-old Sal's quest to find her missing mother. Can you guess her favorite Newbery-winning novel?a) Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (1992)b) Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (2000)c) Dicey's Song by Cynthia...

Sharon Creech's Favorite Newbery

It is difficult to choose one favorite among so many favorites, but on this day at this hour, if my back were against the wall, I’d choose Shiloh (1992) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. I admire its purity and poignancy and Naylor’s skill in rendering complexitywith seeming simplicity…and the dog lives....

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