Last Monday was the once-a-year celebration of all that is children's lit: the announcement at ALA of the winners of the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and other top awards in children's literature. Beforehand there is always speculation about which titles will win, and after the names are called, there is always discussion about the newly crowned winners. Here at One Potato...Ten, our topic this go-round is about a title we really enjoyed over the year that we thought might get a nod at this year's awards. This is by no means a second-guessing or argumentative thing, just a way to give a shout-out to some terrific books. So here was one of my favorites from the year:
I highly recommend it!