Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Webcast Results
Thanks to all who attended today’s webcast for their thoughtful listening and comments, to our wonderful HMAC members for their insightful dialogue and to SLJ staff for hosting us. If you missed the conversation, a recording is available here.
The race was tight but the winners were as follows:
HMAC Mock Newbery Medalist: AIN’T BURNED ALL THE BRIGHT by Jason Reynolds
Honoree: A ROVER’S STORY by Jasmine Warga
Heavy Medal Zoom Viewers Poll Medalist: THE DOOR OF NO RETURN by Kwame Alexander
Honorees: AIN’T BURNED ALL THE BRIGHT by Jason Reynolds and A ROVER’S STORY by Jasmine Warga
Our readers poll will be announced tomorrow and of course Monday is the main announcement at 8 am CST. Steven and I will post our reactions shortly after!
Thanks to the Heavy Medal Award committee and all of our readers and commenters for your conversation!
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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 email@example.com.
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