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The Final Three

Have you been sitting through the Secret of the Andes/Charlotte’s Web discussion thinking–yeah, so when are they going to post the rest of their discussion list

Without cutting off the several threads going, we want to give you the final three titles for our live discussion on January 11th. In title order, they are: 

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and other Scary Things by Lenore Look 
Highway Cats by Janet Taylor Lisle 
The Porcupine Year by Louise Erdrich

Check back next week for more details on the live dicussion in Oakland CA, Sunday January 11th!

Nina Lindsay About Nina Lindsay

Nina Lindsay is the Children's Services Coordinator at the Oakland Public Library, CA. She chaired the 2008 Newbery Committee, and served on the 2004 and 1998 committees. You can reach her at


  1. (psst, I think it’s just “Highway Cats”)

  2. Nina Lindsay says:

    (Absolutely correct. It is fixed. Thank goodness for copy editors.)

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