Summary: Newbery Medal-Winning Author Afflicted with chronic pneumonia as a child, Kate DiCamillo found solace in books and dreamed of becoming a writer. Her first book, Because of Winn-Dixie, the story of a lonely girl and her dog, resonated with audiences and earned DiCamillo a Newbery Honor. A later book, The Tale of Despereaux, won her the Newbery Medal. DiCamillo has written many more stories, some...
Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIC
Summary: Once upon a time in the far away kingdom of Dor lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro. The two go on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009