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2019 Heavy Medal: Suggestions to Date – March to August

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Here it is, our final cumulative reader suggestion list before we start up our book discussion in early September.  More than forty (40) readers have contributed to the list.  Thank you so much! Plenty of titles to read in preparation for us and Heavy Medal readers.  Please continue to recommend worthy titles for us to […]

2019 Heavy Medal: August Suggestions

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Although members of the Newbery Committee would continue to make monthly suggestions throughout the year, at Heavy Medal, this is our last monthly official suggestion post.  In September, we will start our book discussions and readers can suggest titles in comments during the last few months of 2018. For now, the rules are the same as […]

2019 Heavy Medal: Suggestions to Date – March to July

We must thank long-time and new Heavy Medal participants (there are quite a few of you this month) for suggesting titles! Please also actively read these titles in preparation for the September 2019 Heavy Medal official launch.  Of course we will discuss those with multiple suggestions but we also urge everyone to read those with one […]

2019 Heavy Medal: July Suggestions

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It is July! By this time, member of the real 2019 Newbery committee must be feeling a bit more pressure: half of 2018 has gone by — did they catch all the worthy titles in their suggestions so far?  Many books are yet to be published in the coming months — will they be able to […]

2019 Heavy Medal: Suggestions to Date – March to June

  Thank you all for the suggestions this month. Heavy Medal readers, we hope that you now have a substantial list of titles to read and support in the next couple of rounds of suggestions. you We are thrilled that you have been participating so actively.  See you next month! Single Suggestion: All the Animals Where I […]

2019 Heavy Medal: June Suggestions

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It’s time for June Mock Newbery suggestions from our readers. Please suggest: books that you think could be possible Newbery contenders. only eligible books.  Check the Terms and Criteria for details.  Basic rules: written by an American citizen/resident; original work; published in the US, in 2018, for children up to age 14. 1 to 5 titles: title/author, no […]

2019 Heavy Medal: Suggestions to Date – March, April & May

Our list is getting so long and exciting!  Enjoy! (updated with corrections on May 8th) Single Suggestion: All the Animals Where I Live by Philip Stead Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi The Burning Maze: Trials of Appollo, Book 3 by Rick Riordan Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, […]

2019 Heavy Medal: May Suggestions

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This is an invitation for May suggestions from our readers. Please suggest: books that you think could be possible Newbery contenders. only eligible books.  Check the Terms and Criteria for details.  Basic rules: written by an American citizen/resident; original work; published in the US, in 2018, for children up to age 14. 1 to 5 titles: title/author, […]

2019 Heavy Medal: Suggestions to Date – March & April

This is the list of suggested titles — Happy Reading! Single Suggestion: All the Animals Where I Live by Philip Stead The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Irene Latham and Charles Waters Granted by John David Anderson The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley […]

2019 Heavy Medal: April Suggestions

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This is an invitation for April suggestions from our readers. Please suggest: books that you think could be possible Newbery contenders.   only eligible books.  Check the Terms and Criteria for details.  Basic rules: written by an American citizen/resident; original work; published in the US, in 2018, for children up to age 14.   1 to 5 titles: title/author, […]