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Friday, January 8, 2016

Newbery Reading Challenge

For this challenge, you just need to read Newbery Medal Winners, Newbery Honor Books or Caldecott Medal Winners.  Each book has a different point value and you pick your level based on the number of points you think you can earn.  (This challenge is hosted by Smiling Shelves)

List of Newbery Books
List of Caldecott Books

Point Values:
  • 3 points for a Newbery Medal Winner
  • 2 points for a Newbery Honor Book
  • 1 point for a Caldecott Medal Winner (Gotta give the picture books some love, too.)


  • L'Engle: 15 - 29 points

  • Spinelli: 30 - 44 points

  • Avi: 45 - 59 points

  • Lowry: 60 - 74 points

  • Konigsburg: 75+ points

  • I'm going to play it easy and go for L'Engle Level.

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