Newbery Jump, 2022
I was checking to see how our most recent Newbery winner, The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera, was faring on the New York Times bestseller list. Pretty, pretty good:
It debuted at #2.
Side note: Wonder by R.J. Palacio has now become an unstoppable force. It will soon join earth, water, air, and fire as the fifth element of matter.
And it was good to see LAST year’s Newbery winner, When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller, high on the list at #4.
Yes, the Newbery Jump is alive and well.
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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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