Sunday, January 1, 2017

Old School Kidlit Reading Challenge, January 2017 (Award Winners)

Happy New Year! Today marks the start of the Old School Kidlit Reading Challenge. General information about the challenge can be found here.

This month's focus is Award Winners. To participate, read an award-winning children's book (or books) published in the decade of your birth or before. (Honor books also count.)

Need help finding award winners? Here are some lists:

Feel free to share what you're planning to read here in the comments and/or on social media using #oldschoolkidlit2017. The link-up post for the reviews you publish this month will be posted on Tuesday, January 31.


  1. For Newbery winners, I'll have to track down Crazy Lady by Jane Leslie Conly from 1994. Surprised my library didn't have that one, actually. Ooh! I read The Family From One End Street this summer! I saw it at a lot of bookstores in London. Enjoy!

  2. I read The Apple and the Arrow by Mary and Conrad Buff: