My Favorite Caldecott Medal Winners

The Caldecott Medal "shall be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the United States during the preceding year. The award shall go to the artist, who must be a citizen or resident of the United States, whether or not he be the author of the text. Members of the Newbery …

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The 49th Mystic

I loved Ted Dekker's AD30 and AD33. So when I came across, The 49th Mystic, I was eager to jump into another of his adventures. My expectations were not disappointed. Sixteen-year-old Rachelle Matthews' life is defined by darkness and fear. When the  Shadow Man who haunts her dreams manifests himself in the planned community of Eden, …

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Twenty Years of Newberry Winners

John Newberry was an 18th Century, British publisher, called the 'Father of Children's Literature' because he was the first to make literature for children sustainable and profitable. The Newberry Medal was named for him and is awarded by the American Library Association to the author whose book is considered the most distinguished contribution of American …

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