Posted in 2014-2015 Club, Mock Newbery Picks

Nest, by Esther Ehrlich

NestSummary:  On Cape Cod in 1972, eleven-year-old Naomi, known as Chirp for her love of birds, gets help from neighbor Joey as she struggles to cope with her mother’s multiple sclerosis and its effect on her father and sister.

Wendy Lamb Books

 

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Posted in 2011-2012 Club, Not Mock Newbery

A Month of Sundays, by Ruth White

Summary:  In the summer of 1956 while her mother is in Florida searching for a job, fourteen-year-old April Garnet Rose, who has never met her father, stays with her terminally ill aunt in Virginia and accompanies her as she visits different churches, looking for God.

FS&G

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