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Mock Newbery Nominees 2019: Just Like Jackie and The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

by Morgan Reeves on January 23rd, 2019

¬†This is the last Mock Newbery post and your last chance to vote on the whole nominee list. These two stories deal with bullying and the difficulty in sharing painful truths. “Just Like Jackie” by Lindsey Stoddard follows Robbie as she struggles with anger at a bully and keeping her grandfather’s condition a secret. Leslie Connor’s “The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle” finds Mason dealing with grief after his best friend’s death and the daily torment of neighborhood bullies.

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