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WSU librarian will help judge award
September 22, 2008

A purple dinosaur, a grinning cat, a cow jumping over the moon. Children’s books use irresistible cover art to lure customers, but there’s one sure sign of a quality book: The metallic Newbery Medal seal. For 86 years, teachers and parents have relied on the wisdom of the Newbery judges to separate the ordinary from the awesome.


Judges for the 2009 medal include Sarah French, head of WSU’s Brain Education Library.  She is among 15 librarians who will be reading piles of books recommended by their peers in order to determine the most distinguished … » More …