These two new additions to our Juvenile Fiction collection are both winners of prestigious children’s literature awards.
Dead End in Norvelt (2011) by Jack Gantos, is the winner of the 2012 Newbery Medal for excellence in children’s literature.
When his parents ground him, the main character, Jack, is convinced his summer is ruined. That is, until his parents volunteer him to help an elderly neighbour and he finds himself in the middle of an adventure than not even he could have imagined.
(OISE Call Number: JUV FIC G211D)
Where Things Come Back (2011) by John Corey Whaley is the winner of both the 2012 Michael L. Printz Award and the 2012 William C. Morris YA Award.
When his brother suddenly disappears and a group of eclectic bird watchers come to town, 17 year old Cullen Witter discovers that life in small-town Arkansas isn’t as boring as he always suspected.
(OISE Call Number: JUV FIC W552W)
Stop by the New Acquisitions shelf on the ground floor to check out these and other exciting new titles.