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Summer Newbery Book Group

Summer Newbery Book Group meets the second Thursday afternoon for the months of June, July, and August 2022. The novels selected for this group are past Newbery Medal winners. Founded in 1922, the John Newbery Medal is awarded to “the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children” SOURCE. This group is recommended for children ages 10-13.

Staff Facilitator: Susan Reckers • susanreckers@comcast.net

This group’s next meeting is on Thursday, 9 June at 4PM to discuss Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, awarded the Newbery in 2016.

We will be meeting on Thursday, 14 July at 4PM to discuss The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, awarded the Newbery in 2009.

The last meeting will take place on Thursday, 11 August at 4PM to discuss When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, awarded the Newbery in 2010.

Wolf Hollow Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101994849
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 3rd, 2018

The Graveyard Book Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator), Margaret Atwood (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780060530945
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - December 24th, 2018

When You Reach Me: (Newbery Medal Winner) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375850868
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - December 28th, 2010