And the Newbery award goes to….

Flora & Ulysses and book jacketThe American Library Association announced that the  Newbery medal award winner went to the author Kate DiCamillo for her new book “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures”.  The story features a young comic book enthusist, Flora,  and a superhero squirrl, Ulysses and their adventures together.

Kate DiCamillo has written other children’s books including “Because of Winn-Dixie”, “The Tale of Despereaux”, the Mercy Watson series and other well known books.

Come to the East Morgan County Library to check out the Newbery medal winner.

Book Recommendation – I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont

i like myself book cover

I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont

High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves—inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what! Here’s a little girl who knows what really matters.

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