Newbery 100th Anniversary

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The Newbery Award for 2022 goes to The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera. The Last Cuentista: 9781646140893: Higuera, Donna Barba: Books

Celebrate 100 years of Newbery awards and read these previous award winners on Hoopla with your WNPL card.

New Kid: Craft, Jerry, Craft, Jerry: 9780062691194: Books

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds.

Hello, Universe: Kelly, Erin Entrada, Roxas, Isabel: 9780062414151: Books

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully’s prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.

The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal): Barnhill, Kelly: 9781616205676: Books

Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Luna, whose magical abilities are emerging, was raised in the forest by a witch, a swamp monster, and a dragon, but when a young man from the Protectorate is determined to kill the witch, Luna must use her magic to protect her family.

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread: DiCamillo, Kate, Ering, Timothy Basil: 9780763617226: Books

Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. 

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Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo 

Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.