Sunday, February 1, 2015

2014 Nerdy Awards for Early Readers

Interesting, well written books for beginning readers can be a real challenge. Many good writers stay away because of the limited vocabulary and the need to develop  a story in  relatively short number of pages (around a hundred). The  2014 Nerdy Awards for Early Readers and Chapter Books highlights some of the best books for Kindergarten to 3rd grade from last year. Authors include two-time Newbery Medalist, Kate DiCamillo, Newbery Honor recipient, Cynthia Lord and many time Theodor Seuss Gisele Award winner and Honor recipient, Mo Willems. The great Judith Viorst is back with a third Lulu book. Her books have been a hit with kids for at least forty years.

chicken-squadDory FantasmagoryLeroy Ninker Saddles Up



Tomorrow, I’ll be back with the Caldecott and Newbery Medal and Honor winning books plus the Theodor Seuss Gisele winners.

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