90-Second Newbery Finalists Announced!
We are so excited to announce the finalists in our 90-Second Newbery film contest! Be sure to watch our Facebook page. Over the next two weeks, we will be congratulating each team whose film will premiere at our red carpet 90-Second Newbery Film Festival. Follow us now to make sure you don't miss a single announcement! We also want to give a shout out to everyone who entered the contest. It has been so much fun to watch all of your videos and see the amazing and creative work that went into each one. You are all superstars!
Everyone is welcome to join us at the Film Festival, which is going to be a blast. Be sure to reserve your seats today! We will be at the Witte Museum's Mays Family Center on Saturday, February 15 at 2pm. There will be popcorn and all kinds of fun.
90-Second Newbery contest creator James Kennedy will once again host the festival, and he will be joined by local children's author Carolyn Dee Flores. We are very excited about the show and we are able to offer FREE valet parking this year to all attendees! Come walk the red carpet and celebrate these amazing kid-filmmakers with us.
While you're waiting for the big day, why not check out a Newbery book from our cloudLibrary app. There are so many great books out there, and a new batch just won! Everyone has their favorite Newbery books, but some of ours are:
- Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
- The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
- Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
- The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
- Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
Read one of these, or any other Newbery book, and let us know what you think! We'd love to hear from you on Facebook or Twitter. And don't forget to keep an eye out for those exciting finalist announcements on our Facebook page!