Tag Archives: Newberry Honor Book

“Surviving the Applewhites” – How Do We Characterize Others Based On Appearance?

Book Review: Surviving the Applewhites By Stephanie S. Tolan Spoiler Alert! Summary Jake Semple is notorious. Rumor has it he burned down his old school and got kicked out of every school in his home state. Only one place will … Continue reading

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” A Long Way From Chicago” – A Tall Tale

Book Review : A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck Spoiler Alert! Joey and Mary Alice Dowdel would travel down from Chicago to visit their Grandma every August for a week. Grandma was tough as an old boot and … Continue reading

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“The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate” – Beautifully Innocent and Thought Provoking

Book Review : The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly Spoiler Alert! Calpurnia Virginia Tate, or Callie Vee is the only daughter in a house overrun with boys and noise in the hot summer of 1899 in Texas. After … Continue reading

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