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Realistic Historical Fiction, or Just Another Made Up Genre

Realistic historical fiction: novels that read like present day with relatable and lovable characters but are actually set in the past. And these characters are what push RED, WHITE, AND WHOLE and FINDING CLEM into the Newbery possible category.

October Nomination Results

36 Heavy Medal readers nominated a total of 36 titles for the Mock Newbery in October. Red, White and Whole leads the way, closely followed by Amber and Clay.