MORE '2023-NEWBERY' POSTS
In the fifth of a six part series where we look at Newbery 2023 potentials and the Newbery criteria, today we focus on delineation of setting. This includes time period, location, any world building and beyond.
"What will the Newbery winner be?" is the subject of conversation all year in the children's book world: in articles, blogs, and countless conversations. How much does this award book "buzz" impact the members of the actual Newbery Committee? Our bloggers share thoughts from their own committee experiences.
It's your final opportunity to nominate titles for the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Award. After selecting a total of five books previously, readers may now select two more, for a total of seven. Share your titles and the reason why you chose them, and we'll reveal the final totals soon.
Its a fantasy face-off; who would win: OGRESS AND THE ORPHANS by Kelly Barnhill or THE LAST MAPMAKER by Christina Soontornvat. Read the arguments and cast your ballot and opinions in the comments.
Easy Readers are a tough sell for the Newbery Medal, but you never know maybe one can break through.
Marshmallows, Wordplay, and a School Garden: Poetry Collections for Newbery Medal Consideration
It's been 33 years since a collection of poems for children has won the Newbery Medal. Could 2023 be the year that poetry breaks through again?
The Early Six: The half-dozen books that will definitely be part of our Heavy Medal Book List
The final list of 15 (or so) titles for our Heavy Medal Book List isn't ready yet, but today we reveal the "Early Six." Find out what we chose and get an early start on your Mock Newbery reading...
In the fourth segment of our Newbery Criteria Deep Dive we look at interpretation of theme in 2023 Newbery potentials.
Graphic novels have earned Newbery recognition three times in the past eight years. Will they break through again in 2023? We take a look at five possible Newbery contenders in the graphic novel format, all of which take place during the middle school years.
It's time for the second round of nominations. Pick two titles you think are deserving of the Newbery.