Teen Librarian Toolbox
September 5, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
Here's our updated list of possible contenders for the 2023 Newbery Medal, compiled from monthly suggestions from Heavy Medal readers. In the coming weeks and months we'll look closer at many of these titles, along with the best fall releases, during out Heavy Medal Mock Newbery process.
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.
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.
September 6, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
Our list of possible Newbery Medal contenders has reached 59 titles through the end of August. In September we'll begin discussing this year's best books, ultimately leading to our annual Mock Newbery Election in January.
August 30, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
September suggestions are now open for Heavy Medal's Mock Newbery discussion. Add your top Newbery-worthy titles in the comments below to help create the Mock Newbery book list.
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