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We Can’t Wait to Talk to Claire Legrand!

Tomorrow afternoon marks the return of the OPLbery Club. This will be our 8th year! And we are so excited to be hosting a Skype visit with author Claire Legrand, who wrote last year’s OPLbery Medal-winning book, Some Kind of … Continue reading

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We’ve got a winner!

The seventh annual OPLbery Club, a mock Newbery club, had its final meeting this afternoon. After some very interest discussions, here are the books the club chose: OPLbery Medal: Some Kind of Happiness, by Claire Legrand OPLbery Honor: Counting Thyme, … Continue reading

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And we have our winners…

The OPLbery Club voted on Friday, January 16, to give the OPLbery Medal to When Audrey Met Alice, by Rebecca Behrens. They also awarded an OPLbery Honor to Greenglass House, by Kate Milford. There were a lot of great books … Continue reading

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OPLbery Mock Newbery Short List for 2011

In a few weeks, the members of the Ossining Public Library’s OPLbery Club (our mock Newbery club), will make their choice for the best book of 2011. At our meeting today, we narrowed the books down to our last six contenders. Close … Continue reading

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OPLbery Award 2011

On Tuesday, January 11th, 6 members of the Ossining Public Library OPLbery Club chose Candymakers by Wendy Mass as the winner of the 2011 OPLbery Award. Two other books were chosen as OPLbery Honor Books: Touch Blue by Cynthia Lord … Continue reading

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And the OPLbery goes to…

The Candymakers, by Wendy Mass. This afternoon, the children in the Ossining Public Library’s first annual OPLbery Club voted it the most distinguished book published for children in 2010 by an American author. The club also chose two honor books, … Continue reading

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