Well, we didn't do too well in our predictions of Newbery and Caldecott winners this year. We gave the Caldecott to Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen. In real life Sam and Dave were a Caldecott honor book but the winner was The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat.
Reading Level: Grades 5 - 8
What would you do if you discovered there was a secret day between Wednesday and Thursday that only a select few could experience, and in which some people are trapped?
Reading Level: Grades 1 - 3
During WWII the people of the Nazi occupied Danish town of Gilleleje helped 1,700 Jews escape to Sweden. This book tells the story of those brave residents and one night in particular when they had to figure out a new way to lead an escaping family to the ships that would take them to safety.