May 8, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
This month's Heavy Medal Mock Newbery suggestion round up brought a plethora (5) more suggestions for our now strong frontrunner SIMON SORT OF SAYS by Erin Bow, along with 14 new suggestions and love for early May publications THE ONE AND ONLY RUBY by Kate DiCamillo and A WORK IN PROGRESS by Jarrett Lerner.
May 1, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Please suggest up to five contenders for the 2024 Newbery Medal by Saturday May 6th.
April 10, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Check out our updated list of Mock Newbery possibilities through early April. These 26 titles have been suggested by Heavy Medal readers as potential contenders for the 2024 Newbery Medal.
April 3, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
April Suggestions are now open! Help us build our Mock Newbery list by suggesting excellent children's books from 2023. Suggest up to five titles by April 8th and we'll share the results soon after that date.
March 13, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Sixteen titles have been suggested as Mock Newbery 2024 contenders. Keep reading and we'll open suggestions again in April.
March 6, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
We're 10 months away from the 2024 Newbery Medal announcement, but it's never too soon to start reading. If you've read any early 2023 publications that might have a chance at the Medal, add your suggestions to our monthly list between now and March 13th.
February 3, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
With the announcement of FREEWATER as the 2023 Newbery Medal winner, our Mock Newbery season is complete. Help us plan next year with our Readers' Feedback Poll and take a look at our early list of possible contenders for the 2024 Newbery Award.
January 30, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
The 2023 Youth Media Award announcements took place at 8 a.m. CST Monday morning in New Orleans during LibLearnX. Emily and Steven watched the live webcast and live blogged their reactions, take a look here:
January 28, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Nearly 150 participants weighed in on our annual Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Readers' Poll. In a very close race, Kelly Barnhill's THE OGRESS AND THE ORPHAN is our winner. See the full list of results here.
January 27, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
About 300 people attended the webcast where the 16 Heavy Medal Award Committee members discussed the final five titles and voted on a Mock Newbery winner.
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