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Theme and setting stick out in AN AMERICAN STORY, where Kwame Alexander tackles the tough questions in only 32 pages.
The results are in from our final “Debating the Decades” poll! In our two polls, we asked Heavy Medal readers to cast votes on Newbery books from the 2010s and the 2000’s. Readers viewed three categories: Newbery Medal Books, Honor Books, and selected Non-Newbery titles.. With each group, readers picked the top book in three […]
Our official Heavy Medal Mock Newbery discussions begin in January, with an intense 2+ weeks of in-depth book evaluation and debate. The Heavy Medal Award Committee members will lead the process, but all readers are welcome to join in. Here's our full schedule of book titles and discussion dates.
As we move into our next phase of Heavy Medal discussions, today is the last day to submit applications for the Heavy Medal Award Committee and tomorrow is the final day to vote in our last Debating Decades poll. We now move into our next phase of Heavy Medal discussions where we focus on one […]
We now have a Heavy Medal Book List with 16 titles that will be discussed depth by the heavy Medal committee and then narrowed down to four for our final discussions.
Do you love children’s literature? Is Heavy Medal bookmarked on your computer Do you dream of being on the Newbery Committee one day? If you answered yes to any of those questions, consider joining the 2024 Heavy Medal Award Committee!
Check out the final list of nominations from Heavy Medal readers. Nearly 60 books were identified as possible contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal. Will one of these wind up the winner?
Now is the time to submit your final nominations for the 2024 Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Award.
Registration is now open for our Heavy Medal webcast on Friday January 19th.
I know we already had a graphic novel round-up a in September, but I think in a year of so many strong titles- it deserves a revisit. We haven’t had a graphic novel win a medal or honor since 2019, so maybe now is the time. I’ll revisit my top three here along with their […]