What Do We Read Next? – Add Your Newbery Picks to the List
It’s August Suggestions Week on Heavy Medal. Between now and August 12th, let us know about the children’s book you’ve read that could be contenders for the 2020 Newbery Medal. Remember that eligible titles must be written by an American (citizen or resident) for child readers between 0 and 14 and published in the US in 2019. We’re not looking for surefire Newbery favorites (there’s no such thing), but for books which should at least be in the conversation as we look at the year’s most distinguished writing for children. If a book you recommend is already on our cumulated list, that’s fine. We’ll update that list shortly after August 12th. Please add up to five Suggestions in the comments below. Just title and author for now; we’ll kick off in-depth discussions in early September.
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About Steven Engelfried
Steven Engelfried was the Library Services Manager at the Wilsonville Public Library in Oregon until he retired after 35 years as a full-time librarian. He served on the 2010 Newbery committee, chaired the 2013 Newbery Committee, and also served on the 2002 Caldecott committee. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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