Happy end of the year, Heavy Medal followers.
This is a reminder that on Wednesday, January 2nd, our Heavy Medal Award Committee deliberation will commence. The nineteen members on HMAC will introduce and debate the eighteen finalists following the schedule below. All Heavy Medal readers are invited to share your opinions as well. However, the official HMAC members’ responsibilities are to each other and they might or might not respond to non-HMAC commenters.
Our goal is to vote and choose the Heavy Medal Award winners and honor titles on Thursday/Friday, January 25/26. We hope to hear from many of you and please share Heavy Medal with your colleagues, students, library patrons, family and friends.
|Wednesday, Jan 2||The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge|
|Thursday, Jan 3||The Book of Boy|
|Friday, Jan 4||The Faithful Spy|
|Monday, Jan 7||Front Desk|
|Tuesday, Jan 8||The Girl Who Drew Butterflies|
|Wednesday, Jan 9||Hey, Kiddo|
|Thursday, Jan 10||A House That Once Was|
|Friday, Jan 11||The Journey of Little Charlie|
|Saturday, Jan 12||Just Like Jackie|
|Monday, Jan 14||Louisiana’s Way Home|
|Tuesday, Jan 15||The Night Diary|
|Wednesday, Jan 16||The Parker Inheritance|
|Thursday, Jan 17||The Poet X|
|Friday, Jan 18||The Prince and the Dressmaker|
|Saturday, Jan 19||The Season of Styx Malone|
|Monday, Jan 22||Small Spaces|
|Tuesday, Jan 23||Snow Lane|
|Wednesday, Jan 24||Sweep|
|Thursday – Friday
Jan 25 – Jan 26
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About Roxanne Hsu Feldman
Roxanne Hsu Feldman is the Middle School (4th to 8th grade) Librarian at the Dalton School in New York City. She served on the 2002 and 2013 Newbery Committees. Roxanne was also a member of 2008-2009 Notable Books for Children, 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults, and the 2017 Odyssey Award Committees. In 2016 Roxanne was one of the three judges for the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards. You can reach her at at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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