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Sunday, February 18, 2018

2018 John Newbery Medal, The Randolph Caldecott Medal Winners, and the Coretta Scott King Award Winners

We are pleased to share with you the results of the 2018 Newbery, Caldecott Book, and Coretta Scott King Books Awards.

2018 Newbery Award Winner
“Hello, Universe” written by Erin Entrada Kelly- A funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships. Told from four intertwining points of view.

2018 Newbery Honor Books
“Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut,” written by Derrick Barnes- A touching story about a boy and a barber shop.
“Long Way Down,” written by Jason Reynolds- This intense novel takes place in all of ONE minute on an elevator where one boy has to decide if he will kill the guy who murdered his brother.
“Piecing Me Together,” written by Renee Watson- A touching story of a girl trying to break out of the cycle of poverty her family has been in forever, and make a new life.

2018 Caldecott Medal Winner
“Wolf in the Snow,” illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell - A girl and a wolf cub are lost in the snow and don’t know how they will ever find home.

2018 Caldecott Honor Books
“Big Cat, little cat,” illustrated and written by Elisha Cooper
“Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut,” illustrated by Gordon C. James, written by Derrick Barnes
“A Different Pond,” illustrated by Thi Bui, written by Bao Phi
“Grand Canyon,” illustrated and written by Jason Chin

2018 Coretta Scott King Book Awards
“Piecing Me Together,” written by Renee Watson -A touching story of a girl trying to break out of the cycle of poverty her family has been in forever, and make a new life.

2018 Coretta Scott King Honor Books
“Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut,” written by Derrick Barnes
“Long Way Down,” written by Jason Reynolds
“The Hate U Give,” written by Angie Thomas

Central School Grades 5-8

Dr. Ryan Mollet, Principal
Mr. Eddy Kim, Assistant Principal


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Classes: 8:20 AM - 3:25 PM

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Glencoe, IL 60022

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