The 1990s Newbery Medal Winners

The 1990s Newbery Medal Winners

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.The works covered in CliffsNotes 1990s Newbery Medal Winners are a reflection of the society in which they were written. A recurring theme in the novels that won the Newbery Medal Award in the 1990s, regardless of the time period in which they were set, is the interdependence of people. Other significant themes that appear as a common thread are friendship and family, courage and bravery, and the dilemmas of adolescents struggling to become adults.With plenty of background information about each author, plot synopses, character maps, and in-depth analysis of characters and themes CliffsNotes 1990s Newbery Medal Winners is your ticket to understanding and enjoying all of the following novels: Holes, by Louis SacharOut of the Dust, by Karen HesseThe View from Saturday, by Elaine Lobl KonigsburgThe Midwife's Apprentice, by Karen CushmanWalk Two Moons, by Sharon CreechThe Giver, by Lois LowryMissing May, by Cynthia RylantShiloh, by Phyllis Reynolds NaylorManiac Magee, by Jerry SpinelliNumber the Stars, by Lois LowryClassic literature or modern modern-day treasure -- you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0764586203
  • 9780764586200

About Suzanne Pavlos

Suzanne Pavlos received a B.A. in English and a Master's in Education from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas, and a Master's in Social Work from the State University of New York at Albany. A former teacher of English and reading, she is currently completing a residency as a therapist.
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