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September 29, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
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.
September 27, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
In our second Wednesday roundup, we focus on Newbery eligible graphic novels
September 25, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
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.
September 22, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
In today's Friday Exercise. we take a look at what suggestions we don't think quite fit the Newbery field.
September 20, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
It's a Wednesday Roundup of some of the top nonfiction contenders for the 2024 Newbery Medal, with topics ranging from microbes and molecules to orcas and the Internet.
September 18, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Thank you to the 34 people who answered our Beginning of the Year Survey! It was very interesting to see people’s thoughts as we entered the year. These survey results will also guide Steven and I’s postings as we discuss throughout the year. You can view the pie chart results below (I love my pie […]
September 15, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
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.
September 11, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
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.
September 8, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Meet the Heavy Medal bloggers, Emily and Steven. Learn about their favorite books and find out what they did last summer. And you're invited to share a bit about yourself too, as we get ready for our Mock Newbery discussions to kick off next week!
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