I have never before published my list of Newbery Medal contenders because I feel that I am not qualified, so I will just share the books that have stayed with me long past my turning the last page. Who knows, maybe there is a winner or two here?
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia
Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson