October 26, 2022 by Steven Engelfried
The Newbery Medal announcement is just three months away. Here's a preview of Heavy Medal activities between now and then, which will include more reader nominations, a mock award committee, a final booklist, high-level book discussion, and two separate Mock Newbery elections.
December 8, 2021 by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
Its' time to form the Heavy Medal Award Committee (HMAC). If you would like to play a deeper role in the Heavy Medal discussions, please submit an interest form by Saturday December 11 at 5 p.m.
January 22, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
After over an hour of intense discussion, broadcast live on Zoom, the Heavy Medal Award Committee selected this year's Mock Newbery Winner: EVERYTHING SAD IS UNTRUE by Daniel Nayeri.
January 6, 2021 by Steven Engelfried
Registration is now open for the Mock Newbery LIVE Zoom Event on January 22nd at 1:00 pm (EST). Check out the details and click on the link to register for this free event sponsored by School Library Journal.
December 9, 2020 by Steven Engelfried
The volunteer request for the Heavy Medal Award Committee went out today...and all spots have already been filled. The HMAC will begin discussing the Mock Newbery Finalists in late December.
October 28, 2020 by Steven Engelfried
Our months-long discussions of the best children's books of the year will culminate with our annual Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Winner. This year we're adding a live discussion of the top books on ZOOM for the first time. Here's a sneak preview of our Mock-Newbery process.
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