Tag: kathi appelt

Okay, I know this post is months late (the Newbery winners were announced in January). I have a very good reason for this; it took┬áme this long to get my hands on a copy of The Surrender Tree, the last book left for me to read. I finally got it from the library this week, so here are my thoughts on each of this year’s Newbery books.

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underneathI finally finished the audio book of Kathi Appelt’s critically acclaimed debut novel, The Underneath, and while I thought it was a lyrically told story I just didn’t see the appeal to kids. It took me several tries to get through it; I really had trouble getting absorbed in this story.

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