MORE 'NEWBERY-AWARD' POSTS
It's Poetry Time on Heavy Medal! For our Wednesday Round-up, we look at several excellent collections and wonder...will this be the year for a poetry Newbery Medal?
Remember the great kids' books of the 2010s? Ivan, Merci, and so many more! In the first of our "Debating Decades" poll, we'll revisit the best books of 2010-2019 and give readers the chance to weigh in on their personal favorites, children's picks, and the books with the highest literary quality.
Will any of the titles on the National Book Award's Longlist for Young People's Literature turn out to be Newbery contenders as well? We look at the 10 titles, paying extra attention to SIMON SORT OF SAYS and THE LOST YEAR.
In today's Friday Exercise. we take a look at what suggestions we don't think quite fit the Newbery field.
Starting Wednesday Sept. 20th, we will focus on certain types of books on Wednesdays. View the schedule in this post.
The Newbery Medal announcement is still four months away, but it's never too early to start speculating. In today's "Friday Feedback" exercise, we're asking readers to name your current top two Newbery contenders as of mid-September.
To start off our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery season, Steven and I wrote back and forth about the books we’ve read and the books we’re looking forward to reading. Please join us with your own thoughts in the comment section below, and also be sure to take our Beginning of the Year Check-In survey as well, where you can vote for your own early favorites by genre.
We officially concluded our suggestion period on Heavy Medal. Over the past seven months readers suggested 86 2024 Newbery eligible titles. This suggestion list will guide our blog posts and discussions through the rest of the year. Starting in October, readers can nominate books that they strongly believe are Newbery contenders (more on that Wednesday). […]
And here goes another summer and our final suggestion piece for Heavy Medal! It’s your last time to suggest books to consider for our 2024 Mock Newbery, but don’t worry we will still be able to nominate books later in the year! Our official Heavy Medal season starts after Labor Day and Steven and I […]
Our running list of potential Newbery contenders has jumped to 74 titles! Check out the full list of suggestions contributed by Heavy Medal readers as we get ready for Mock Newbery discussions that will kick off in early September.