KASL Summer Refresher 2015:

Our and Newbery Nominees and Caldecott Candidates...So Far!

Presented By:

Jessica.Holmes- Jessica.Holmes@franklin.kyschools.us
Carolyn Lynch- Carolyn.Lynch@franklin.kyschools.us
Becky Nelson- Becky.Nelson@franklin.kyschools.us

Downloadable Documents:

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*Presentation Titles
Stars Based On Titlewave Reviews
  1. Catch You Later, Traitor: A Novel by Avi* (2 Stars)
  2. Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley* (3 Stars)
  3. The Penderwicks In Spring by Jeanne Birdsall* (3 Stars)
  4. The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley* (3 Stars)
  5. Stella By Starlight by Sharon Draper* (3 Stars)
  6. The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart* (1 Star)
  7. Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff* (4 Stars)
  8. Dear Hank Williams by Kimberly Willis Holt* (2 Stars)
  9. Watch The Sky by Kristen Hubbard (1 Star)
  10. Fish In A Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt* (2 Stars)
  11. Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson* (5 Stars)
  12. Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow (4 Stars)
  13. Listen Slowly by Thanhha Lai* (3 Stars)
  14. Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel by Megan Morrison (2 Stars)
  15. Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan* (4 Stars)
  16. Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia (4 Stars)

  1. Rules For Stealing Stars by Corey Haydu (Released September 29th, 2015)
  2. Orbiting Jupiter by Gary Schmidt (Released October 6th, 2015)
  3. Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead (Released August 4th, 2015)

Not Eligible (But Worth Owning)
  1. The Nest by Kenneth Oppel and illustrated by Jon Klassen



*Presentation Titles
Stars Based On Titlewave Reviews
  1. Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews and illustrated by Bryan Collier* (2 Stars)
  2. Counting Crows by Kathi Appelt and illustrated by Rob Dunlavey* (3 Stars)
  3. When Otis Courted Mama by Kathi Appelt and illustrated by Jill McElmurry (2 Stars)
  4. Boats For Papa by Jessixa Bagley (4 Stars) <Have Not Read>
  5. Yard Sale by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Lauren Castillo (2 Stars)
  6. Last Stop On Market Street by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson (3 Stars)
  7. Wolfie The Bunny by Ame Dyckman (4 Stars)
  8. Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle* (2 Stars)
  9. Bulldozer's Big Day by Candace Fleming and illustrated by Eric Rohmann (1 Star)
  10. The Night World by Mordicai Gerstein (4 Stars)
  11. A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat by Emily Jenkins and illustrated by Sophie Blackall* (4 Stars)
  12. Float by Daniel Miyares* (2 Stars)
  13. P. Zonka Lays An Egg by Julie Paschkis (3 Stars)
  14. Water is Water by Miranda Paul and illustrated by Jason Chin (2 Stars)
  15. The Moon Is Going To Addy's House by Ida Pearle (3 Stars)
  16. The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach* (3 Stars)
  17. Supertruck by Stephen Savage (5 Stars)
  18. In A Village By The Sea by Muon Van and illustrated by April Chu (2 Stars) <Have Not Read>
  19. Rude Cakes by Rowboat Watkins (3 Stars)
  20. Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Weatherford and illustrated by Jamey Christoph (3 Stars)

  1. McToad Mows Tiny Island by Tom Angleberger and illustrated by John Hendrix (Released September 1st, 2015)
  2. Rufus The Writer by Elizabeth Bram and illustrated by Chuck Groenink (Now Available)
  3. Waiting by Kevin Henkes (Released September 1st, 2015)
  4. Toys Meet Snow by Emily Jenkins and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky (Released September 22nd, 2015)
  5. Boats Float! by George Ella Lyons and illustrated by Mick Wiggins (Released September 1st, 2015)
  6. Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick and illustrated by Sophie Blackall (Released October 20th, 2015)
  7. Firefly Hollow by Alison McGee and illustrated by Christopher Denise (Released August 18th, 2015)
  8. Where's Walrus? and Penguin? by Stephen Savage (Released August 25th, 2015)
  9. The Marvels by Brian Selznick (Released September 15th, 2015)
  10. The Whisper by Pamela Zagarenski (Released October 6th, 2015)

Not Eligible (But Worth Owning)
  1. Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson (4 Stars)



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