Teen Librarian Toolbox
August 8, 2022 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Seven new titles were suggested in August. The top three titles are very different genres (dual voices/verse, fantasy, historical) which doesn't happen very often.
August 1, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Read any great children's book lately? If so, and if they're eligible for the 2023 Newbery Medal, now is the time to add them to our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery list. August suggestions are open through Saturday, Augusts 6th, and we'll share the updated list right after that.
July 11, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Halfway through the summer, our list of possible Newbery contenders is made up of over 60 2022 children's books. Here's the complete list, plus a general look at which genres and formats are standing out among Heavy Medal readers so far.
July 4, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
We're still a couple months away from starting our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery book discussions, and our list of possible contending titles continues to grow. Share your favorite Newbery-eligible titles as we gather another round of suggestions through July 9th.
May 9, 2022 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
In a month of 47 titles suggested for the Heavy Medal Mock Newbery- Anybody Here Seen Frenchie? and The Last Mapmaker have made their way up the list.
May 2, 2022 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
We’re already in the month of MAY (don’t ask me how that happens!) And it is time for a new month of Heavy Medal suggestions. Details about how suggestions work are in Steven’s March post; but remember: No more than five suggestions, please save the rest for next month! (Less is fine too) Stick to […]
April 11, 2022 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Eighteen new titles were suggested this month, bringing us to a list of 32 total suggestions for the 2023 Heavy Medal Mock Newbery. I’m excited to have quite the expansive reading list. Imagine where the committee is now, with 15 members having no limit of suggested titles. (I may have gone overboard on suggestions some […]
March 14, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
March suggestions are now closed. Heavy Medal readers have identified thirteen early 2022 publications that could be possible contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal. Check out our first Mock Newbery list.
March 7, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
As the Newbery Medal enters its second century, it's time to start seeking out possible contenders for the 2023 Medal. Please share your suggestions of titles that you think might be considered in the search for the most distinguished children's book of 2022.
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