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Heavy Medal: A Mock Newbery Blog
Inside Heavy Medal

The “Early Six” and “Five Word Friday”

The “Early Six” list of books for the Heavy Medal Book List have been unveiled. Start reading these titles which will definitely be discussed in-depth leading up to the Newbery announcement.

Standing Up to Bullies and Racism: three possible Newbery contenders

Join our Mock Newbery discussion as we look at three middle school novels explore themes of racism and bullying, utilizing a variety of forms including free verse, dual narratives, and an eclectic collection of short stories.