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How do the Best Books of the Year lists from children's book review journals compare to our list of top Newbery contenders?
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!
Help us finalize our Heavy Medal Book List by taking our "Narrow-It-Down Poll." Your votes on this year's possible Newbery Medal contenders will help us develop our final Mock Newbery list of 12-15 titles.
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?
Last year's Newbery Medal book, FREEWATER, was written by a debut author. Could it happen again? Our Wednesday Round-Up looks at possible Newbery contenders by first-time authors.
Now is the time to submit your final nominations for the 2024 Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Award.
From NUMBER THE STARS to HOLES, the 1990s was a decade of memorable children's books. Take our "Debating the Decades" poll and cast your vote on the best Newbery (and non-Newbery) books from that period. And check out the just-released results of our 2000-2009 poll.
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 […]
Two books have been at the top of Heavy Medal's Mock Newbery lists for most of the year. Are they truly the most likely Medal winners so far?
30 titles on our list 52 titles receiving nominations so far in our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery process have received just one vote so far. Which ones have the best chance to be a surprise Medal winner?