It’s supposedly John Newbery’s 300th birthday today! How better to celebrate than by reading a Newbery Award winner or honor book?
I’ve been slowly doing the Newbery challenge chronologically. For fun, I’m rating them from a scale of 1-10. As you can see, the early years were rather rough, but things are looking up; the 1934 winner (Invincible Louisa) holds the honor of being the highest rated so far.
2 – if it weren’t for the Newbery Challenge, I wouldn’t keep reading it
4 – bearable
6 – enjoyable
8 – so happy this won!
10 – timeless! future generations will love this for years to come