Topic: Newbery Medal
A deathless man and a woman who loved tigers star in one of the most highly anticipated books of 2011.
03/18/2011 07:10 am
The John Newbery Medal is awarded for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature. The 2011 winners are worthy additions to any young reader's library and engaging enough to delight the rest of us as well.
01/12/2011 10:16 am
From the tribulations of a governess whose young charges were literally raised by wolves to the perils of a young heroine set on saving her planet, here are the 8 children's/young adult titles that the Monitor's book reviewers considered the most outstanding this year. To assist you with your holiday shopping, each title here has a link that allows you to purchase the book – even as you help to support The Christian Science Monitor
12/02/2010 04:21 pm
Two young women, living in vastly different times, encounter the American Revolution.
11/29/2010 06:05 am
An urban foster kid adapts to life on a small Maine island in this terrific new middle-grade novel.
07/30/2010 07:05 am
"No more smuggling, no more shame," says one adult reader confessing to her passion for children's books.
05/11/2010 12:01 pm
Children's books: reviews of "Wishing for Tomorrow," "A Conspiracy of Kings," and "The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place"
Three terrific books for middle-grade readers.
05/03/2010 11:24 am
Exactly as predicted, Rebecca Stead ("When You Reach Me") and Jerry Pinkney ("The Lion & the Mouse") took top honors.
01/18/2010 12:22 pm
Wry humor and Midwestern sensibility mark this Depression-era tale of Grandma Dowdel and her unorthodox ways.
11/30/2009 12:00 am
This sequel continues the adventures of the children whose parents work on Alacatraz Island.
09/11/2009 01:00 am