- A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
- Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal
- Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
- Junonia by Kevin Henkes
- Small Acts of Amazing Courage by Gloria Whelan
- Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Richards Jacobson
- Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt
- Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
- Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
Monday, October 24, 2011
It’s finally here! The second reading list for this year's ACPL Mock Newbery! This program will be held at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana on January 14, 2012. While we will continue to highlight and discuss a wide variety of children's books on our blog -- and we encourage comments on all of them -- the books on this list and on our first list are destined to be 'brought to the table' to be discussed in more depth at our “in person” Mock Newbery Discussion and Election. Our third and final list will be posted in mid-November.
So… without further ado… here are the ten titles on our second short list:
We welcome continued online discussion through this blog and invite you to join us for our "in person" discussion to be held at our Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.