Wednesday, November 6, 2013

2012 Youth Reading Lists

Our regular club for students aged 10-14 will meet once a month to discuss books and then vote on our winners on 2 consecutive days in January 2012. Register online.

Check out our SJCPL Mock Newbery Club page.

The Mock Newbery Club meets in the Storytime Room, 3rd floor Main Library (downtown), Children's Services from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.:

Thursday, September 8

Thursday, October 13

Thursday, November 10

Thursday, December 8

Voting Dates:

Thursday, January 19, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Friday, January 20, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

October reading list:

Amelia Lost by Fleming

Between Shades of Gray by Sepetys

The Emerald Atlas by Stephens

Inside Out and Back Again by Lai

Okay for Now by Schmidt

November reading list:

City of Orphans by Avi (Juvenile)

Freedom Stone by Jeffrey Kluger (Juvenile)

Hidden by Helen Frost (Teen)

Sidekicks by Jack Ferraiolo (Teen)

The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer Holm (Juvenile)

December reading list:

Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill (Juvenile)

Jefferson's Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Juvenile)

Junonia by Kevin Henkes (Juvenile)

Icefall by Matthew Kriby (Juvenile)

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Juvenile)

Friday, November 1, 2013

2012 Adult Reading Lists

Here's a quick look at the titles we are considering for our 2012 Adult Mock Newbery discussion.  Click on a link and join the discussion.

September 2012 Reading List 1

  1. Amelia Lost by Candice Fleming

  2. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

  3. Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney

  4. Divergent by Veronica Roth

  5. Hidden by Helen Frost

  6. Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

  7. Junonia by Kevin Henkes

  8. Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt

  9. Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall

  10. Sidekicks by Jack Ferraiolo

 October 2012 Reading List 2 

  1. City of Orphans by Avi
  2. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
  3. Flesh and Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin
  4. The Flint Heart by Katherine Paterson
  5. Hound Dog True by Linda Urban
  6. Mo Wren, Lost and Found by Tricia Springstubb
  7. The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill
  8. The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
  9. True...Sort of by Katherine Hannigan
  10. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick 
November 2012 Reading List 3


Don't forget to sign up for The  Adult Mock Newbery Club meeting.  It will be held on January 21, 2012 from 10:00am - 5:00pm in the Children's Services Storytime Room at the Main Library.  Register HERE, if you haven't already done so!