MORE 'NEWBERY-AWARD' POSTS
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.
What are the front runners of this year's Heavy Medal (Mock Newbery) Award titles? You have a chance to decide on the final two titles!
The list of nonfiction Newbery contenders seems to be growing. Deborah Heiligman's TORPEDOED is a recent standout, but it's not the only one.
Reviewers have called Planet Earth Is Blue poignant, intricate, masterful, authentic, and exceptional -- does it have a shot at the 2020 Newbery?
Have we found the most distinguished book for children this year? Presenting "Infinite Hope" by Ashley Bryan.
A half dozen possible Newbery contenders are announced today as the Heavy Medal Early 6. These titles will definitely be on our full discussion list which will be announced in December. We also take a look at Picture Book Biographies that could make that list.