The day after Labor Day heralds Christmas shopping, the donning of fall fashions weather-permitting or no, and…Book Awards Season.
So here we are to Heavy Medal once more. "We" looks a little different this round, as smart Sharon has opted to take a year to travel the world, with no online devices whatsoever (er, except for a Kindle). Taking the stage instead is someone you might recognize from this spring’s Battle of the Kid’s Books:
Now, other Mock Newbery sites have been busy all year:
And Fuse#8 has been posting her quarterly "predications."
We’ll be holding our "live" Mock Newbery discussion in Oakland CA on a date to be annouced…sometime early January 2010. Meanwhile, let’s get started. What titles should we be discussing? You tell us… and tell us why you think it’s Newbery Worthy.