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Newbery (Nerdbery) Reading Challenge

Here it is folks! An awesome challenge to join up with!

John over at Watch.Connect.Read is starting a reading challenge along with Colby at sharpread. We will be reading ALL Newbery Award winning books over the course of 2 years beginning with the 1st one to receive the award and reading them in order. Unless you want to deviate and read them any which way! :)

This Newbery Reading Challenge will begin on January 1st, 2012! To follow it on twitter just use the hashtag #nerdbery-yes, we are book nerds and PROUD OF IT!!!!

This is bound to be a fun and exciting reading challenge for all!

Here is the list of Newbery winners that we will be reading that I have copied from John’s blog (thank you, John!):

  • 90. Moon Over Manifest
  • 89. When You Reach Me
  • 88. The Graveyard Book
  • 87. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
  • 86. The Higher Power of Lucky
  • 85. Criss-Cross
  • 84. Kira-Kira
  • 83. The Tale of Despereaux
  • 82. Crispin
  • 81. A Single Shard
  • 80. A Year Down Yonder
  • 79. Bud, Not Buddy
  • 78. Holes
  • 77. Out of the Dust
  • 76. The View from Saturday
  • 75. The Midwife’s Apprentice
  • 74. Walk Two Moons
  • 73. The Giver
  • 72. Missing May
  • 71. Shiloh
  • 70. Maniac Magee
  • 69. Number the Stars
  • 68. Joyful Noise
  • 67. Lincoln: A Photobiography
  • 66. The Whipping Boy
  • 65. Sarah, Plain and Tall
  • 64. The Hero and the Crown
  • 63. Dear Mr. Henshaw
  • 62. Dicey’s Song
  • 61. A Visit to William Blake’s Inn
  • 60. Jacob I Have Loved
  • 59. A Gathering of Days
  • 58. The Westing Game
  • 57. Bridge to Terabithia
  • 56. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • 55. The Grey King
  • 54. M.C. Higgins, The Great
  • 53. The Slave Dancer
  • 52. Julie of the Wolves
  • 51. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
  • 50. Summer of the Swans
  • 49. Sounder
  • 48. The High King
  • 47. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
  • 46. Up a Road Slowly
  • 45. I, Juna de Pareja
  • 44. Shadow of a Bull
  • 43. It’s Like This, Cat
  • 42. A Wrinkle in Time
  • 41. The Bronze Bow
  • 40. Island of the Blue Dolphins
  • 39. Onion John
  • 38. The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • 37. Rifles for Watie
  • 36. Miracles on Maple Hill
  • 35. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
  • 34. The Wheel on the School
  • 33. …And Now Miquel
  • 32. Secret of the Andes
  • 31. Ginger Pye
  • 30. Amos Fortune, Free Man
  • 29. The Door in the Wall
  • 28. King of the Wind
  • 27. The Twenty-One Balloons
  • 26. Miss Hickory
  • 25. Strawberry Girl
  • 24. Rabbit Hill
  • 23. Johnny Tremain
  • 22. Adam of the Road
  • 21. The Matchlock Gun
  • 20. Call it Courage
  • 19. Daniel Boone
  • 18. Thimble Summer
  • 17. The White Stag
  • 16. Roller Skates
  • 15. Caddie Woodlawn
  • 14. Dobry
  • 13. Invincible Louisa
  • 12. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze
  • 11. Waterless Mountain
  • 10. The Cat Who Went to Heaven
  • 9. Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
  • 8. The Trumpeter of Krakow
  • 7. Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
  • 6. Smoky, the Cowhorse
  • 5. Shen of the Sea
  • 4. Tales from Silver Lands
  • 3. The Dark Frigate
  • 2. The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
  • 1. The Story of Mankind
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