November 29, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Last year's Newbery Medal book, FREEWATER, was written by a debut author. Could it happen again? Our Wednesday Round-Up looks at possible Newbery contenders by first-time authors.
November 26, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Now is the time to submit your final nominations for the 2024 Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Award.
November 24, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
From NUMBER THE STARS to HOLES, the 1990s was a decade of memorable children's books. Take our "Debating the Decades" poll and cast your vote on the best Newbery (and non-Newbery) books from that period. And check out the just-released results of our 2000-2009 poll.
November 22, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Registration is now open for our Heavy Medal webcast on Friday January 19th.
November 20, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
I know we already had a graphic novel round-up a in September, but I think in a year of so many strong titles- it deserves a revisit. We haven’t had a graphic novel win a medal or honor since 2019, so maybe now is the time. I’ll revisit my top three here along with their […]
November 15, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Two books have been at the top of Heavy Medal's Mock Newbery lists for most of the year. Are they truly the most likely Medal winners so far?
November 13, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
30 titles on our list 52 titles receiving nominations so far in our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery process have received just one vote so far. Which ones have the best chance to be a surprise Medal winner?
November 10, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
The Early Six are here! Our final list of 15 (or so) titles for the Heavy Medal Book List won't be out until December, but you can get an early start with a half-dozen excellent titles that will definitely be part of our Mock Newbery.
November 6, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Heavy Medal readers have nominated a total of 52 books (so far) as the most likely contenders for the 2024 Newbery Medal. Check out the full list of titles.
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