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Heavy Medal Mock Newbery Finalist: SHOW ME A SIGN by Ann Clare LeZotte

SHOW ME A SIGN by Ann Clare LeZotte joins our Mock Newbery Discussion today. Heavy Medal Award Committee member Aud Hogan notes that “Lezotte’s ability to capture a time, place, community, and individual in writing make this book distinguished.”

Show Me a…Newbery Medal? A unique #ownvoices historical novel might have a chance to win

SHOW ME A SIGN “offers offers a beautiful #ownvoice examination of the Deaf community, discussion over the controversy of Native American land disputes, and a touching picture of a young girl finding her place in the world,” writes Guest Blogger Alissa. Will this historical novel set in 1805 emerge as a possible choice for the 2021 Newbery Medal?