MORE 'NEWBERY' POSTS
The Heavy Medal Newbery discussion begins today. In the next 24 days, 18 books selected as "Heavy Medal Finalists" will be discussed by the 19 members of the Heavy Medal Award Committee, culminating in Mock Newbery balloting on January 25th. Discussion opens with THE ASSASSINATION OF BRANGWAIN SPURGE
Merci Suarez is one of the more memorable characters of the year... and her family's great too. We'll use the book as a Practice Discussion to prepare for the official Heavy Medal Award Committee Discussion which starts January 2nd.