Calde-bump, Newbery Jump
Now’s a good time to check on how the recent Newbery and Caldecott winners are faring on the New York Times bestseller lists, I’d say.
As a reminder, here are the winners:
And the children’s picture book list as it stands right now:
They All Saw a Cat and Du Iz Tak? made it on the list – good to see, good to see. Here’s hoping the others jump up there too.
And the children’s middle grade hardcover list as it currently stands:
The Girl Who Drank the Moon is the lone representative, coming in at #4. Here’s predicting it gets some Newbery company soon.
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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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