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Jerry Craft's "New Kid" is the featured title on today's Heavy Medal Mock Newbery discussion. This graphic novel is funny, insightful, and explores powerful themes in a variety of creative ways.
"The Line Tender," Kate Allen's excellent debut novel, is today's featured book on the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery discussion. Heavy Medal Committee member Amanda Bishop notes that the author "describes everything with respect that transforms the mundane into a thing of beauty."
Recent Newbery winner Erin Entrada Kelly's magical tale of Lalani and her quest receives high praise from Heavy Medal Award Committee Member Melisa Bailey. Join the conversation to discuss this book.
Heavy Medal Award Committee members and readers will engage in a discussion about The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown: one of the top contenders of the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Award.
Heavy Medal Committee member Mary Zdrojewski introduces Alicia Williams' GENESIS BEGINS AGAIN. HM Committee Members and other readers are invited to join the discussion of this potentially Newbery-worthy title.
Kicking off the Heavy Medal Award discussion process, Committee Member Rachel Wadham discusses the merits of Beverly, Right Here, affirming this title's many distinguishing qualities.
The 2020 Heavy Medal Mock-Newbery book discussion starts tomorrow. Here are the guidelines that the Heavy Medal Awards Committee will be following.
The 15 members of the Heavy Medal Committee are ready to begin discussing some of the year's best children's books. The HM Mock Newbery discussion starts January 2nd. Meet the 15 participants in this post:
The Heavy Medal Committee now includes 16 dedicated volunteers. Today we announce the book discussion schedule so Committee members and other Heavy Medal readers will be prepared to critically discuss each book using the criteria of the Newbery Medal.