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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Awards season!

ALA announces the Youth Media Awards and our fifth-graders are set to celebrate.

The mock Newbery club had a very close contest; we did the voting last week, just in time to watch for the real winners. Wonder was the favorite of our 21 students.

All told, our students read six or seven books from this year's crop and discussed them in a private online forum. Next year, we hope to start a faculty mock Newbery. Has anyone reading here tried that?---we'd love to hear how that worked.

Congratulations to the committee members and the honorees!

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