Caudill Book of the Week!
Have you read any of the 2018 Caudill Books?
20 books are nominated every year for the Caudill Award, and they are displayed in the Youth Services Department.
Take a look at our staff review for this week’s featured book!
A Night Divided
By: Jennifer Nielsen
Lexile Level: 810
Gerta’s family is suddenly divided in as the Berlin Wall goes up overnight. After four years of living in an oppressive police state, she and her brother hatch a plot to reunite their family on the other side of the wall. The author doesn’t hold back describing what it is living in a police state, under surveillance, being watched by friends and neighbors. It also has an interesting look into the mindset of someone who is a refugee and what they may be losing in a flight to freedom. Grown-ups might want to read along to help provide some historical context, or just to enjoy the book.
Reviewed by: Kevin Egan
Click here for a list of all 20 Caudill Nominees!
Created by Jen Trotta on
May 3rd, 2017 @ 2:12 PM.
Updated on Jul 26th, 2017 @ 12:53 PM.