Anderson's 2016 Mock Newbery Winners


We at Anderson’s Bookshop are so excited to announce our 2016 Mock Newbery Winner!

The Winner:  
Roller Girl
by Victoria Jamieson

Honor Books (in winning order)

1. Orbiting Jupiter by Gary Schmidt

2. Crenshaw by Kathleen Applegate

3. War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

4. Curious Tale of the In Between by Lauren DeStefano

5. Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon

Congratulations to all our Mock Newbery candidates and student readers. Students at participating schools read an average of 230 books per school!  Thank you to the educators, staff, and volunteers at our participating schools.



ISBN: 9780803740167
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Published: Dial Books - March 10th, 2015

A perfect holiday gift for 10-year-old girls and fans of Raina Telgemeier's "Smile" "Roller Girl" is a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby.

ISBN: 9780544462229
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Published: Clarion Books - October 6th, 2015

The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he's placed with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine.

ISBN: 9781250043238
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 22nd, 2015

In her first novel since "The One and Only Ivan," winner of the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience.

Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again.

ISBN: 9780803740815
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

A "Wall Street Journal's "Best Children's Book of 2015

ISBN: 9781619636002
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - September 1st, 2015

Pram Bellamy is special--she can talk to ghosts. She doesn't have too many friends amongst the living, but that's all right. She has her books, she has her aunts, and she has her best friend, the ghostly Felix.

ISBN: 9780062320940
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 29th, 2015

A dreamy charmer of a book, full of clever wordplay that practically demands it be read out loud. New York Times

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