2019 Contenders

Ah yes, and so my reading begins for 2019.  Which books will connect the world next year?

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Picture Book Author Study:

Jacqueline Woodson

Yuyi Morales

Taro Gomi

Early Readers:

Winnie’s Great War by Lindsay Mattick, Josh Greenhut and Sophie Blackall

Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez 

Wicked Nix by Lena Coakley

Cilla Lee-Jenkins:  Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan and Illustrated by Dana Wulfekotte

Middle Grade:

Middle School/Junior High:

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

Tight by Torrey Maldonado 

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden


The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

The Skin I’m In by Sharon Flake 

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater