The Ear, the Eye and the Arm

The Ear, the Eye and the Arm, a Newbery Honor book by Nancy Farmer, tells the story of Tendai, a bored, thirteen-year-old boy who lives in Zimbabwe in the year 2194. He and his younger brother and sister (Kuda and Rita) are not allowed to leave their secure, highly fortified household. Their strict father is […]

2011 Newbery Medal Winner Clare Vanderpool

Wichita author Clare Vanderpool won the 2011 John Newbery Medal for children’s literature for her first book, Moon Over Manifest. The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Vanderpool will share stories about the joy of writing and […]