The winner of the Newbery Award (best children’s literature) 2013 is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Read her response (stunned belief) here. The winner of the Caldecott Award (best picture book) is This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen. Check out both books at your local library!
In the near future, the United States Government is overthrown by a conservative religious organization called Sons of Jacob and they establish the Republic of Gilead. The theocratic society views women as “undesirables” and an element that must be controlled. Women’s financial assets are frozen, they are removed from their jobs and ultimately taken from… View more
Winter’s Bone is the Oscar nominated drama based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell. The story follows a teenage girl named Ree in the search for her missing father. Ree and her family live in a remote part of the Ozarks, surrounded by a tight-knit community of meth cookers and dealers. Ree’s father has offered… View more
Goodreads has just announced the winners of their Goodreads Choice Awards. Here are some of the winners: Divergent by Veronica Roth- Favorite book of 2011 IQ84 by Haruki Murakami- Best Fiction A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin- Best Fantasy Bossypants by Tina Fey- Best Humor Browse the nominees and see… View more