Mock Newbery 2014

  The Youth Services staff held their annual mock Newbery book discussion and vote this week.  The books discussed as potential Newbery nominees were

Becoming Ben Franklin by Russell Freedman
Doll Bones by Holly Black
Far, Far Away by Tom McNeal
Hokey Pokey by Jerry Spinelli
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes
and
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes

After some animated discussion a vote was taken and the staff unanimously chose

This historical mystery follows Georgia as she tries to find out what happened to her sister, Agatha, in nineteenth century Wisconsin.

Far, Far Away and The Year of Billy Miller were the two runners up.

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