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Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Finalist: A GAME OF FOX AND SQUIRRELS by Jenn Reese

In A GAME OF FOX AND SQUIRRELS, author Jenn Reese “perfectly marries the realistic with the magical,” according to Heavy Medal Award Committee member Sara Beth West. Our Mock Newbery discussion of this unique novel begins today.

A Heroine’s Journey Home: Squirrels, a fox, and a broken family enter the Newbery Medal conversation

“A GAME OF FOX & SQUIRRELS explores the journey of a heroine, one who must learn the true meaning of the word home.” Guest Blogger Meredith Leigh Burton introduces Jenn Reese’s unique novel into our Mock Newbery discussion of the year’s most distinguished children’s books.