Sunday, November 23, 2014

2015 Challenges: Newbery Reading Challenge

Host: Smiling Shelves
Name: Newbery Reading Challenge 2015 (sign up here)
Dates: January - December 2015
# of Books Points:   30 to 44 points (Spinelli) 3 points for each Newbery winner, 2 points for each Newbery Honor Book (So 30 points could be reached by 10 Newbery books, for example, or 15 Newbery Honor books)

January Points: 9
February Points: 15
March Points:  13
April and May points:  36
June Points:  9
July Points:  7
August Points: 13
September Points: 7
October Points: 3

Total -- 112

Newbery Winners Read in 2015:

1)  The Trumpeter of Krakow. Eric P. Kelly. 1928. Simon & Schuster. 208 pages. [Source: Library]
2) Thimble Summer. Elizabeth Enright. 1938/2008. SquareFish. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]
3) Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. Elizabeth Foreman Lewis. illustrated by William Low. 1932/2008. Square Fish. 302 pages. [Source: Review copy]
4) Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women. Cornelia Meigs. 1933/1995. Little, Brown. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
5) The Giver. Lois Lowry. 1993. Houghton Mifflin. 180 pages. [Source: Library]  
6) Up A Road Slowly. Irene Hunt. 1966. 208 pages. [Source: Bought]
7) I, Juan de Pareja. Elizabeth Borton de Trevino. 1965/2008. Square Fish. 192 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
8) Number the Stars. Lois Lowry. 1989. (Won Newbery in 1990) 137 pages. [Source: Bought]
9) Ginger Pye. Eleanor Estes. 1950. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 306 pages. [Source: library]
10) The Summer of the Swans. Betsy Byars. 1970. Penguin. 144 pages. [Source: Bought] 
--- 11) Sarah, Plain and Tall. Patricia MacLachlan. 1985. Houghton Mifflin. 64 pages. [Source: Library] 
12) Walk Two Moons. Sharon Creech. 1994. HarperCollins. 280 pages. [Source: Bought]
13) The Whipping Boy. Sid Fleischman. Illustrated by Peter Sis. 1986. 96 pages. [Source: Bought]
14) The View From Saturday. E.L. Konigsburg. 1996. 176 pages. [Source: Bought] 
15) Criss Cross. Lynne Rae Perkins. 2005. 337 pages. [Source: Library] 
16) The Crossover. Kwame Alexander. 2014. HMH. 240 pages. [Source: Library]


Newbery Honor Books Read in 2015:

1) Millions of Cats. Wanda Gag. 1928. Penguin. 40 pages. [Source: Library]
2) The Windy Hill. Cornelia Meigs. 1921. 210 pages. [Source: Bought]
3) El Deafo. Cece Bell. 2014. Harry N. Abrams. 233 pages. [Source: Library]
4) ABC Bunny. Wanda Gag. 1933/2004. University of Minnesota Press. 40 pages. [Source: Library]
5) On the Banks of Plum Creek. Laura Ingalls Wilder. 1937. 340 pages. [Source: Library]
6) Winterbound. Margery Williams Bianco. 1936/2014. Dover. 234 pages. [Source: Bought]
7) The 100 Dresses. Eleanor Estes. Illustrated by Louis Slobodkin. 1944/2004. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 96 pages. [Source: Library]
8) By the Shores of Silver Lake. Laura Ingalls Wilder. 1939. HarperCollins. 291 pages. [Source: Library]
9) The Long Winter. Laura Ingalls Wilder. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1940. 335 pages. [Source: Library]
10) Little Town on the Prairie. Laura Ingalls Wilder. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1941. 374 pages. [Source: Library]
11)  These Happy Golden Years. Laura Ingalls Wilder. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1943. HarperCollins. 289 pages. [Source: Library]
12) Princess Academy. Shannon Hale. 2005. Bloomsbury. 314 pages. [Source: Library]
13) Across Five Aprils. Irene Hunt. 1964. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]
14) My Side of the Mountain. Jean Craighead George. 1959. 192 pages. [Source: Bought]
15) The Egypt Game. Zilpha Keatley Snyder. 1967/2009. Simon & Schuster. 215 pages. [Source: Review copy]
16) Three Tales of My Father's Dragon. Ruth Stiles Gannett. Illustrated by Ruth Chrisman Gannett. 1987. Random House. 242 pages. [Source: Library]
17) The Bears on Hemlock Mountain. Alice Dalgliesh. Illustrated by Helen Sewell. 1952. 64 pages. [Source: Bought]
18) The Family Under the Bridge. Natalie Savage Carlson. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1958/1989. HarperCollins. 123 pages.
19)  Gone Away Lake. Elizabeth Enright. 1957. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
20) Charlotte's Web. E.B. White. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1952. HarperCollins. 192 pages. [Source: Review copy]
21) Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison. Lois Lenski. 1941. HarperCollins. 298 pages. [Source: Bought]
22) Ramona and Her Father. Beverly Cleary. 1977. HarperCollins. 208 pages. [Source: Library]
23) Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Beverly Cleary. 1981. HarperCollins. 208 pages. [Source: Library]
24) Enchantress from the Stars. Sylvia Louise Engdahl. 1970/2003. Penguin. 304 pages. [Source: Review copy]
25) The Upstairs Room. Johanna Reiss. 1972. HarperCollins. 208 pages. [Source: Library]
26) The Great Gilly Hopkins. Katherine Paterson. 1978. 256 pages. [Source: Bought] 
--- 27) Hatchet. Gary Paulsen. 1986. Simon & Schuster. 208 pages. [Source: Library] 
28) On My Honor. Marion Dane Bauer. 1986. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 96 pages. [Source: Review copy]
29) A Girl Named Disaster. Nancy Farmer. 1996. Scholastic. 320 pages. [Source: Review copy]
30) Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind. Suzanne Fisher Staples. 1989. 240 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
31) 26 Fairmount Avenue. Tomie dePaola. 1999. Penguin. 80 pages. [Source: Library]
32) Whittington. Alan Armstrong. 2005. Random House. 208 pages. [Source: Library]


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1 comments:

Julie @ Smiling Shelves 5:01 PM  

I'm glad you're joining up to read some Newbery books this year! I'll probably be signing up for your Victorian Bingo challenge. Have fun! :)

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