December 12, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
It's the season for Best Books of the Year lists! How does our Heavy Medal nominations list compare to the children's books selected by journals, libraries, newspapers, and bloggers as their top titles of the year?
December 5, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Check out the final list of nominations from Heavy Medal readers. Nearly 70 books were identified as possible contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal. Will one of these wind up the winner?
November 28, 2022 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
It's your final opportunity to nominate titles for the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Award. After selecting a total of five books previously, readers may now select two more, for a total of seven. Share your titles and the reason why you chose them, and we'll reveal the final totals soon.
November 25, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
As the year nears its end, Heavy Medal readers (and real Newbery Committee members) select two final books to add to the official list of nominated titles. Do you pick your personal favorite? The most likely winners? Take a chance with a long shot? We offer some possible strategies for this final choice and invite readers to share their own.
November 7, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
The results are in! Our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery list now includes 58 books, and at least one reader feels that each one of them could wind up winning the 2023 Newbery Medal as the most distinguished children's book of the year.
October 10, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Our first round of nominations is over. 32 people submitted three titles for October. The early leaders are THE LAST MAPMAKER and I MUST BETRAY YOU...but we've got two more rounds to go in November and December.
October 3, 2022 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
It's time to nominate! Select your top three children's books of the year and add them to our October nominations list. The nominations list will reveal which books Heavy Medal readers support most strongly as Newbery Medal contenders. We'll add to the list in November and December, but for now, submit your October three by October 8th.
December 6, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
Nearly 70 books were nominated by Heavy Medal readers as possible contenders for the 2022 Newbery Medal. We'll use this list to help determined the final titles on our Heavy Medal Book List.
November 29, 2021 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
It’s time for our final round of nominations, a little early so we can make our Heavy Medal Book List. Select your final top two children’s books of the year by Saturday, December 4th and we’ll add them to our nominations list.
November 8, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
Over 50 books have been nominated by Heavy Medal readers as top contenders for the Newbery Medal. Check out the full list so far and see how your favorite books of 2021 match up.
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