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Saving Winslow: An Excerpt and Interview with Sharon Creech

I’ve always taken a great interest in observing how publishers promote children’s books by longstanding, award-winning authors. Consider the case of Sharon Creech. Sure, she won the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and the Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler, but as any writer will tell you, true children’s […]

Top 100 Children’s Novels #70: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

#70 Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (1994) 28 points Yes, it’s a Newbery, but I really loved it when I first read it, and I cried and cried, too. I also laughed at Salamanca’s grandparents a lot. – Libby Gorman Creech has the amazing ability to spin a web of stories within stories, and […]

Top 100 Children’s Novels Poll #100: Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

#100 Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (2001) 19 points “This book does such an excellent job of blending story with poetry.  The voice of the narrator is powerful.  This one also makes me cry!” – Dee Sypherd When we last conducted this poll Creech’s classic made it all the way up to #75.  Two […]