Teen Librarian Toolbox
September 19, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Starting Wednesday Sept. 20th, we will focus on certain types of books on Wednesdays. View the schedule in this post.
September 18, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Thank you to the 34 people who answered our Beginning of the Year Survey! It was very interesting to see people’s thoughts as we entered the year. These survey results will also guide Steven and I’s postings as we discuss throughout the year. You can view the pie chart results below (I love my pie […]
September 13, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Today we look at the 2024 suggestions by the numbers breaking down into ages, genres and categories.
September 11, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
To start off our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery season, Steven and I wrote back and forth about the books we’ve read and the books we’re looking forward to reading. Please join us with your own thoughts in the comment section below, and also be sure to take our Beginning of the Year Check-In survey as well, where you can vote for your own early favorites by genre.
September 4, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
We officially concluded our suggestion period on Heavy Medal. Over the past seven months readers suggested 86 2024 Newbery eligible titles. This suggestion list will guide our blog posts and discussions through the rest of the year. Starting in October, readers can nominate books that they strongly believe are Newbery contenders (more on that Wednesday). […]
August 28, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
And here goes another summer and our final suggestion piece for Heavy Medal! It’s your last time to suggest books to consider for our 2024 Mock Newbery, but don’t worry we will still be able to nominate books later in the year! Our official Heavy Medal season starts after Labor Day and Steven and I […]
July 10, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
With only four new titles suggested this month, Heavy Medal readers are starting to choose some favorites halfway through the publishing year. Will any of these titles win the 2024 Newbery Medal? Only time will tell.
July 3, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
We are officially halfway through the 2023 publisheg year and it's time to suggest new books for the Heavy Medal 2024 Mock Newbery,
May 8, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
This month's Heavy Medal Mock Newbery suggestion round up brought a plethora (5) more suggestions for our now strong frontrunner SIMON SORT OF SAYS by Erin Bow, along with 14 new suggestions and love for early May publications THE ONE AND ONLY RUBY by Kate DiCamillo and A WORK IN PROGRESS by Jarrett Lerner.
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