Newbery Alternative

Since much of the debate surrounding the Newbery is that it doesn’t much cater to what many kids actually like and since the Newbery isn’t likely to go changing what it’s been doing for a few decades just because those of us in the kidlitosphere are whining, AND because solutions are so much more fun than itching about the problem…here ya go.

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Librarians, teachers and parents can send their young readers here to vote for the books that will win the 2009 Children’s Choice Book Awards*.  Books chosen for kids by kids.

Fair enough?

Although I see one book that seems to showcase diversity, it’s clear that there could be a bit more.

I know, I know, one step at a time.

*this seems to be the 2008 information. Maybe voting hasn’t started for ’09.

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One Response to Newbery Alternative

  1. Edi says:

    Merry Christmas everyone!

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