35: Walk Two Moons

In this episode of Reading the Newberys, we discuss the winner of the 1995 Newbery Medal, Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. If you haven’t read this book and want to avoid spoilers, we suggest you read the book before listening to this episode. There are several plot twists in the story and we were here for it! We hope you will take us along with you as you run errands, fold laundry, or go for a walk! (Age recommendation for this book: 12 and up)

Links related to this episode:

About Sharon Creech

Sharon’s Newbery Acceptance Speech

The Newbery/Printz Companion

Suggested Activities Related to this Book:


Commonplace Book

Practice “walking in someone else’s moccasins.” (Seeing things from someone else’s perspective)

Go on a Road Trip!


Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

The Raymie Nightingale Trio by Kate DiCamillo

The Line Tender by Kate Allen

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart

Middle Grade Books by Native American Authors

Adult Read-a-likes:

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Leah’s Pick for Our Next Book:

Jacob Have I loved by Katherine Paterson

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List of Newbery Medal Books

Intro Music: “Feeling Good” by Royalty Free Copyright Music

Interval Music: “Carefree Kevin” MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Ending Music: “Ukelele” by Royalty Free Music from Bensound

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