BROWN GIRL DREAMING by Jacqueline Woodson. Worthy of every single award it won this year, Woodson's autobiographical verse novel covers the first ten years of her life and her birth as a writer. Interspersed in her story are 10 haikus titled, "How to Listen," which are wonderful.
The Newbery winner “Savvy” is far from over. Visit this website and you can see how Mibb is doing by reading the sequel, Scumble. On this website you can view excerpts from the second book and watch the trailer for the “Scumble” as well as “Savvy”. Also, if you like the illustration used throughout the book, on your computer you can download wallpaper that are from the books.