Newbery Jump, Caldecott Bump 2019
Now that the Newbery and Caldecott medals have been handed out, how are the winners faring on the New York Times bestseller lists?
First up, Caldecott winner Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall:
It hit the list last week at #8. This week, it fell off, but that may be because copies became scarce after all the copies in stores were snatched up. I’ll be checking to see if it returns after the next print run.
And now for Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina:
It went to the second slot last week. This week it went to #3. Here’s hoping it sticks around for a long time.
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About Travis Jonker
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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