Good Comics for Kids
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 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.
January 23, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
The Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Reader's Poll is now open! Choose your top 3 titles from the 16 books on our Heavy Medal Book List. Submit your picks by January 27th at noon EST; results will be annouced on January 28th.
January 19, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
In 2021 Chirstina Soontornvat won Newbery Honor for two different books. Her latest novel, THE LAST MAPMAKER, could be a contender for the 2023 award. Join our discussion of the last of the 16 titles on our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Book List.
January 18, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
BERRY SONG, the newest picture book from Michaela Goade, is "a symphony of words," according to Heavy Medal Award Committee member Gabrielle Stoller. Does the winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal have a chance to win the 2023 Newbery?
January 17, 2023 by Steven Engelfried
Young adult author A. S. King won the 2020 Printz Medal. Could ATTACK OF THE BLACK RECTANGLES make her a Newbery Medalist as well? Join the discussion on our Heavy Medal Mock Newbery blog.
January 16, 2023 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Not only is there a one-sentence Newbery potential for 2023, but a three-sentence one two. A double Jason heavily illustrated tag-team effort, AIN'T BURNED ALL THE BRIGHT, is definitely a unique Newbery contender.
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