Mock Newbery Update
While Nina and I announced the dates for our respective Mock Newberys, we didn’t give you the additional details.
The San Diego County Library and the San Diego County Office of Education are co-sponsoring mine. It will be held on Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30 pm in the evening at Miguel’s Cocina (10514 Craftsman Way, San Diego, CA 92127). This is located in 4S Ranch quite close to the branch library. If you plan to attend, then please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Oakland Public Library will host Nina’s Mock Newbery on Sunday, January 3rd from 12:30-5:00 pm. For the Evite, please contact Nina at email@example.com
We welcome you to use the comments below to (a) promote the time, date, and shortlist of your own mock Newbery and (b) to report on the results of said mock Newbery, especially the early ones that will happen before the break.
Oh, and then there’s this: THE HIRED GIRL is next; gird up your loins . . .
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About Jonathan Hunt
Jonathan Hunt is the Coordinator of Library Media Services at the San Diego County Office of Education. He served on the 2006 Newbery committee, and has also judged the Caldecott Medal, the Printz Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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