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ACPL 2003 MOCK NEWBERY NOMINEES

*Participants were asked to read asterisked titles to promote a better discussion.

NOTE: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

AUTHOR TITLE PAGES PUBLISHER ISBN
*Alexander, Lloyd The Rope Trick 195 Dutton 0525470204
Alvarez, Julia Before We Were Free 167 Knopf 0375915443
*Avi Crispin: The Cross of Lead 262 Hyperion 0786826479
Bang-Campbell, Monika Little Rat Sets Sail 1 v. (unpaged) Harcourt 0152162976
*Bauer, Marion Dane Runt 138 Clarion 0618212612
Blackwood, Gary The Year of the Hangman 261 Dutton 0525469214
Bruchac, Joseph The Winter People 168 Dial 0803726945
Byars, Betsy The Keeper of the Doves 121 Viking 0670035769
Cannon, A.E. Charlotte's Rose 246 Wendy Lamb Books 0385729669
Chabon, Michael Summerland 500 Hyperion 0786808772
Clements, Andrew Things Not Seen 251 Philomel 0399236260
Clinton, Cathryn A Stone in my Hand 191 Candlewick 0763613886
Cohn, Amy L. and Suzy Schmidt Abraham Lincoln 1 v. (unpaged) Scholastic 0590935666
Cooney, Caroline Goddess of Yesterday 263 Delacorte 0385729456
*Couloumbis, Audrey Say Yes 200 Putnam's 0399233903
Creech, Sharon Ruby Holler 320 HarperCollins 0060277335
Danziger, Paula Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown 48 Putnam's 0399236074
Doyle, Eugenie Stray Voltage 133 Front Street 1886910863
Egielski, Richard Slim and Jim 1 v. (unpaged) Laura Geringer Books/Harpercollins 060283521
Erdrich, Louise The Range Eternal 1 v. (unpaged) Hyperion 0786802200
Farmer, Nancy House of the Scorpion 380 p. Atheneum 0689852223
Fierstein, Harvey The Sissy Duckling 1 v. (unpaged) Simon & Schuster 0689835663
Fleischman, John Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story about Brain Science 86 Houghton Mifflin 0618052526
Florian, Douglas Summersaults 48 Greenwillow 0060292679
Freedman, Russell Confucius: The Golden Rule 48 Arthur A. Levine 0439139570
Freymann Weyr, Garret My Heartbeat 154 Houghton Mifflin 0618141812
*Gaiman, Neil Coraline 162 HarperCollins 0380977788
Gantos, Jack What Would Joey Do? 240 Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0374399867
George, Kristine O'Connell Little Dog and Duncan 40 Clarion 061811758X
Gerstein, Mordicai What Charlie Heard 1 v. (unpaged) Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0374382921
Giblin, James Cross Life and Death of Adolf Hitler 246 Clarion 0395903718
Giff, Patricia Reilly Pictures of Hollis Woods 166 Wendy Lamb Books 0385326556
Greenberg, Jan and Sandra Jordan Action Jackson 32 Roaring Brook Press 0761327703
Grifalconi, Ann The Village that Vanished 40 Dial 0803726236
Griffin, Adele Hannah Divided 264 Hyperion 0786808799
Hill, Kirkpatrick Minuk: Ashes in the Pathway 198 Pleasant Co. Publications 1584855967
Hirsch, Robin FEG Ridiculous [Stupid] Poems for Intelligent Children 48 Megan Tingley Books 0316363448
Logan, Claudia The 5000-Year-Old Puzzle 40 Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0374323356
Marsden, Carolyn The Gold-Threaded Dress 73 Candlewick 0763615692
Martin, Ann A Corner of the Universe 189 Scholastic 0439388805
Medina, Tony Love to Langston 32 Lee & Low 1584300418
Montgomery, Sy Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon 73 Houghton Mifflin 0618131035
Murphy, Rita Harmony 129 Delacorte 0385729383
Myers, Walter Dean Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam 1 v. (unpaged) HarperCollins 0060283637
Oates, Joyce Carol Big Mouth and Ugly Girl 266 HarperTempest 0066237564
Osborne, Mary Pope The Brave Little Seamstress 1 v. (unpaged) Atheneum 0689844867
Pallotta, Jerry The Skull Alphabet Book 1 v. (unpaged) Charlesbridge 0881069140
*Park, Linda Sue When My Name Was Keoko 199 Clarion 0618133356
*Partridge, Elizabeth This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie 217 Viking 0670035351
Paterson, Katherine The Same Stuff as Stars 242 Clarion 0618247440
Peck, Robert Newton Horse Thief 231 HarperCollins 0066237920
Pinkney, Andrea Davis Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa 1 v. (unpaged) Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children 0786805684
Prelutsky, Jack The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders 63 Greenwillow 0688167209
Prelutsky, Jack Scranimals 40 Greenwillow 0688178197
Raschka, Christopher John Coltrane's Giant Steps 33 Atheneum 0689845987
Ryan, Pam Munoz When Marian Sang 1 v. (unpaged) Scholastic 0439269679
Salisbury, Graham Island Boyz 260 Delacorte 0385729707
Say, Allen Home of the Brave 32 Houghton Mifflin 061821223X
Smith, Charles Perfect Harmony: A Musical Journey with the Boys Choir of Harlem 32 Jump at the Sun 0786826088
Smith, Lane Pinocchio the Boy or, Incognito in Collodi 41 Viking 0670035858
Snyder, Zilpha Keatley The Ghosts of Rathburn Park 182 Delacorte 0385327676
Soto, Gary Fearless Fernie 64 Putnam's 0399236155
Spinelli, Jerry Loser 224 HarperCollins 0060004835
Stanley, Diane Saladin: Noble Prince of Islam 1 v. (unpaged) HarperCollins 0688171362
Testa, Maria Becoming Joe Dimaggio 51 Candlewick 0763615374
Thiesing, Lisa The Viper 32 Dutton 0525468927
Tolan, Stephanie S. Surviving the Applewhites 216 HarperCollins 0066236037
Walker, Sally Fossil Fish Found Alive: Discovering the Coelacanth 72 Carolrhoda 1575055368
Wallace-Brodeur, Ruth Blue Eyes Better 106 Dutton 0525468366
Wells, Rosemary Wingwalker 63 Hyperion 0786803975
*Woodson, Jacqueline Hush 181 Putnam's 0399231145
Yep, Laurence When the Circus Came to Town 131 HarperCollins 006029325X
Yolen, Jane and Robert J. Harris Girl in a Cage 234 Philomel 0399236279

Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.lib.in.us.
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