Best Books Through July: Mock Newbery Suggestions Now Open
We just passed the midway point of 2021, and the excellent children’s books just keep on coming. We’ll continue to build our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery list with July suggestions, which are now open.
To add to the list of possible Newbery-worthy books, share your top titles and authors in the comments section below. Books must be eligible for the 2022 Newbery Award (see Terms and Criteria here), and for the purposes of our Heavy Medal list, we limit suggestions to books that are already published in final print form and ask for no more than five titles per month.
Please add your suggestions by July 11th. We’ll post the updated list on July 12th. And keep reading…our in-depth discussion of the strongest Newbery contenders starts in 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 in 2022 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 email@example.com.
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