It’s the FINAL BOOKLIST: Heavy Medal Mock Newbery List of 15
We discussed, we voted, we analyzed, we cried (well not quite)- but we narrowed it down and the Heavy Medal Booklist is now complete.
The 15 titles below will be discussed here on Heavy Medal, beginning on Monday, December 27th. We’ll do them in alphabetical order by title, but we don’t have a day-by-day schedule just yet. The Heavy Medal Award Committee will be announced soon and our live Zoom discussion will take place on Friday, January 21.
With apologies to all of the excellent books that didn’t make the list, here is the Heavy Medal Book List for 2022:
- AMBER AND CLAY by Laura Amy Schlitz
- THE BEATRYCE PROPHECY by Kate DiCamillo
- FALLOUT by Steve Sheinkein
- THE GENIUS UNDER THE TABLE by Eugene Yelchin
- HARRY VS. THE FIRST 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL by Emily Jenkins
- JUST LIKE THAT by Gary Schmidt
- THE LAST CUENTISTA by Donna Barba Higuera
- THE LEGEND OF AUNTIE PO by Shing Yin Khor
- MILO IMAGINES THE WORLD by Matt de La Pena
- OPHIE’S GHOSTS by Justina Ireland
- PITY PARTY by Kathleen Lane
- RED, WHITE, AND WHOLE by Rajani LaRocca
- STARFISH by Lisa Fipps
- TOO BRIGHT TO SEE by Kyle Lukoff
- WATERCRESS by Andrea Wang
I look forward to discussing all these books in-depth in our quest to determine the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Winner for 2022.
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About Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Emily Mroczek (Bayci) is a freelance children’s librarian in the Chicago suburbs. She served on the 2019 Newbery committee. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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