Missing May by Cynthia Rylant is a winner of the Newbery Medal. This book tenderly takes you through the stages of grief of a young elementary aged child, intended for readers of middle school ages. What I disliked: The ending. I didn't get it. It just ended. We used this as part of our fifth… Continue reading Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
Recently I read a book that I didn't think was that great. I trudged through every page because the book is a Newbery Medal winner with a shiny silver stamp on the front of the book. I thought maybe the next page would have a novel inspiring idea, but I just kept turning the pages… Continue reading What is the Newbery Medal?