Today is the thirteenth annual World Read Aloud Day!
Here are our children’s librarians, each reading a short excerpt from one of their favorite Newbery Medal winners!
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera (2022 Newbery Award)
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (1963 Newbery Award)
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz (2008 Newbery Award)
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (1978 Newbery Award)
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (1968 Newbery Award)
Holes by Louis Sachar (1999 Newbery Award)
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill (2017 Newbery Award)
We hope you enjoy listening to these stories, and we hope that you find some time today to read, too!
As always, happy reading! … Today and every day!