Free Newbery Medal Essays and Papers

Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays
Page 1 of 29 - About 283 essays
  • Good Essays

    Sharon Creech Biography

    • 1112 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Introduction: Sharon Creech’s childhood memories, college experiences, and creative brain significantly affected her writings. She rarely thought of being an author growing up, but as time progressed, she began to really think about it. Creech first became interested when she entered college and something sparked her career. She wrote multiple books with her much thought and creativeness leading her to an outstanding writing career. I. Sharon Creech experienced many journeys as a child, triggering

    • 1112 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Photobiography, the 1988 Newbery Medal book, made his name as “a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children”, which infers that he was credible and highly respectable person at that time. He had published over 50 nonfiction books for young people, and usually wrote about animal behaviors and American history. Freedman’s famous books are Freedom Walkers, Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery, and Kids at Work. Moreover, Mr. Freedman chalked up several Newbery Honors, the May Hill

    • 906 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    only did the euphemisms play a large part in the book, but also,the author's own personal experiences and events that occurred around the same time as the writing of the book helped to shape the book into what it is now. In 1994, Lowry began her Newbery Medal acceptance speech by explaining that the origins of her book came from her memories of her childhood. During the speech Lowry explains that while she is eleven years old she goes to Japan with her family where they lived in a small enclosed American

    • 1033 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Sidney Fleischman: Magician of Novels?

    • 1843 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited

    he was influenced by magic. Even though Sid Fleischman was not able to fulfill his dream of becoming a great magician, he did create magic by making it the theme of all of his books. During his lifetime, Fleischman won numerous awards such as the Newbery Award in 1987 and the Boston Globe – Horn Book Award in 1979. Unfortunately, Albert Sidney Fleischman died on March 17th, 2010, in Santa Monica, California (Fox 1). Though Sid Fleischman was both a prosperous and an influential American author, he

    • 1843 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Giver By Lois Lowry

    • 651 Words
    • 2 Pages

    that has a dictator and who controls your life and tells you what to do and follow the rules. A society where it’s all about sameness, there should be no difference. The Giver by Lois Lowry who wrote more than thirteen children books and won two Newbery Medals, for Number The Star In 1990 and The Giver in 1994. The book was about a boy who was waiting for his 12th birthday ceremony, where he will get his assignment. Each year ceremony’s were for all the kids that were born from 0-12 and each ceremony

    • 651 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Category Theodore Seuss Geisel Award or Honor Books Bibliographic Citation Henkes, K. (2013). Penny and her marble. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. Summary On a sunny morning, Penny takes her doll for a walk and discovers a beautiful blue marble in a neighbor’s yard. She picks up the marble and takes it home. Penny loves her new marble, but she begins to feel sick with guilt. She decides to return the marble to the neighbor’s yard. As she leaves it, the neighbor sees her and tells her to

    • 2832 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Best Essays

    The Giver, by Lois Lowry

    • 2270 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 9 Works Cited

    Jonas. Jonas is just a norma... ... middle of paper ... ...re Resource Center. Web. 25 Jan. 2011. Lavi, Shai. “How dying became a ‘life crisis’.” Daedalus 137.1 (2008): 57+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 6 Feb. 2011. Lowry, Lois. "Newbery Medal Acceptance." The Horn Book Magazine 70.4 (July-Aug. 1994): 414-422. Rpt. in Children's Literature Review. Ed. Linda R. Andres. Vol. 46. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. Literature Resource Center. Web. 13 Feb. 2011. Lowry, Lois. The Giver. New

    • 2270 Words
    • 5 Pages
    • 9 Works Cited
    Best Essays
  • Good Essays

    Lois Lowry, winner of two Newbery medals for her work, most noticeably The Giver, a story that tells about Jonas in his utopian world being formed and projected onto us. Jonas, our main protagonist has been living in his own so-called "community" where everything is to be consisted of rules and regulation. He later on becomes the new Receiver in training and discovers the wonders of the outside along with the experience of pain, whether its to be physical or mental. In the ending, he is out in Elsewhere

    • 951 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Censorship

    • 833 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited

    “How can we live in a free society and develop our own opinions if our right to choose reading materials for ourselves and our families is taken away?” Schools are banning books in schools because they are “too offensive for children.” But if children want to be exposed to this new information, why not do it through the safety of books, instead of the dangerous and sometimes cruelness of their friends? Censorship should be banned in schools because it restricts knowledge about cultural and foreign

    • 833 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 3 Works Cited
    Better Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Bridge To Terebithia

    • 1395 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Bridge to Terabithia is a novel featuring two young characters, Jess and Leslie. These characters both experience realistic problems that many kids their age face every day. Jess has a different personality and imagination than others, which gets him bullied at school. Leslie gets neglected at home, and she’s the new girl at school. Leslie uses her imagination to come up with a funny prank to get back at the school bully. Bridge to Terabithia includes many positive elements. One thing is when

    • 1395 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Powerful Essays
Previous
Page12345678929