The 2015 Newbery Medal has gone to Matt de la Peña for Last Stop on Market Street (iIllustrated by Christian Robinson). The 2015 Randolph Caldecott Medal went to Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, written by Lindsay Mattick. The Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults … Continue reading Newbery, Caldecott & Printz Award Winners Announced!
So, not be overshadowed by their older sibling, The Kids and Teen Graphic Novel sections want you to know that they themselves are also experiencing a comic book renaissance. So just as we did last week, here are the top 10 bestsellers for June 2015. ENJOY! - Joe T. BookKids Top 10 Bestselling Kids & … Continue reading #2015ComicBookRenaissance: BookKids’s Top 10 Best-Selling Graphic Novels for June 2015
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson is a recent release that the staff has fallen in love with. It's about a blue-haired girl named Astrid who finds herself without the company of her best friend, loves roller derby but isn't very good at it, and is in big trouble with her mom. Demi says, "it's about friendships, … Continue reading Roller Girl Revolution!