MORE 'NEWBERY-AWARD' POSTS
Here's our updated list of possible contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal, compiled from monthly suggestions from Heavy Medal readers. In the coming weeks and months we'll look closer at many of these titles, along with the best fall releases, during out Heavy Medal Mock Newbery process.
Read any great children's book lately? If so, and if they're eligible for the 2023 Newbery Medal, now is the time to add them to our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery list. August suggestions are open through Saturday, Augusts 6th, and we'll share the updated list right after that.
Halfway through the summer, our list of possible Newbery contenders is made up of over 60 2022 children's books. Here's the complete list, plus a general look at which genres and formats are standing out among Heavy Medal readers so far.
We're still a couple months away from starting our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery book discussions, and our list of possible contending titles continues to grow. Share your favorite Newbery-eligible titles as we gather another round of suggestions through July 9th.
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.
The Heavy Medal bloggers received many thoughtful questions during their live Mock Newbery discussions and answered some of them in on Heavy Medal.
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.
Nearly 150 readers participated in the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Reader's Poll. Check out the full results here.
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.
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."