March 14, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
March suggestions are now closed. Heavy Medal readers have identified thirteen early 2022 publications that could be possible contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal. Check out our first Mock Newbery list.
March 7, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
As the Newbery Medal enters its second century, it's time to start seeking out possible contenders for the 2023 Medal. Please share your suggestions of titles that you think might be considered in the search for the most distinguished children's book of 2022.
January 31, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
The 2022 Newbery Awards were announced last week. We take a brief look ahead to early publications from the new year which might be contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal.
January 24, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
The winner of the 2022 Newbery Medal is THE LAST CUENTISTA by Donna Barba Higuera! Share your reactions to this and other Youth Media Awards that were just announced this morning.
January 13, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Our discussion of the 15 books on our Heavy Medal Book List winds up this week. Now's your chance to add any final thoughts to our Mock Newbery discussion before our Final 5 is decided this weekend.
January 11, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Next up in our Mock Newbery discussion: TOO BRIGHT TO SEE by Kyle Lukoff, described by Heavy Medal Award Committee member Amanda Bishop as "a tender and beautiful book about identity, grief, and growing up."
January 10, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Lisa Fipp's STARFISH is an "incredible novel in verse," says Heavy Medal Award Committee member Aryssa Damon in her introduction. Join our Mock Newbery discussion of this debut novel.
January 6, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Heavy Medal Award Committee member Emily Joan Smith Introduces OPHIE'S GHOSTS by Justina Ireland, noting the "vivid settings" and "universal themes" that help to make it a contender in our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery discussions.
by Steven Engelfried
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