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Newbery/Caldecott 2020: Final Prediction Edition

HMC Ballot #3 – Discussion of the Final 7

HMC Mock Ballot #2 Results – still not there

HMC Mock Results – No Winner Yet

Review: InvestiGators

New Books Alert: A Mars mission, art school, a portal fantasy, and more!

Watch the 2020 Youth Media Awards LIVE!

Review of the Day: Rita & Ralph’s Rotten Day by Carmen Agra Deedy, ill. Pete Oswald

Heavy Medal Finalist #15: Torpedoed by Deborah Heiligman

Book Review: Bent Heavens by Daniel Kraus

Review: ‘Diana: Princess of The Amazons’

‘It’s miraculous and it’s mysterious’ – Kate DiCamillo on WINN-DIXIE’s 20th Anniversary

Kate DiCamillo on the 20 Year Legacy of BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE

Guest Post – What We’re Missing: Gems of World Kid Lit

Shedding Light on 20th Century Termination and Relocation Efforts with Indian No More

Heavy Medal Finalist #14: The Toll

Book Review: Layoverland by Gabby Noone

A GREEN LANTERN Q&A (+ Giveaway) with Minh Lê

Cover Reveal (and Excerpt!): Everything Sad Is Untrue (a true story) by Daniel Nayeri

The Billie Eilish Readalike Playlist

Heavy Medal Finalist #13: To Night Owl from Dogfish


100 Scope Notes

Travis Jonker

A Fuse #8 Production

Elizabeth Bird

Good Comics for Kids

Brigid Alverson, Robin Brenner, Lori Henderson, Esther Keller, Michael May, J. Caleb Mozzocco, Mike Pawuk, Scott Robins, & Eva Volin

Heavy Medal: A Mock Newbery Blog

Steven Engelfried, Sharon McKellar, & Roxanne Hsu Feldman

Neverending Search

Joyce Valenza

Teen Librarian Toolbox

Karen Jensen, Heather Booth, Robin Willis, & Amanda MacGregor

The Classroom Bookshelf

Mary Ann Cappiello, Erika Thulin Dawes, Grace Enriquez, & Katie Cunningham

The Yarn

Travis Jonker & Colby Sharp


Watch the 2020 Youth Media Awards LIVE!

Travis Jonker

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Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Plans Advocacy Rally in Philadelphia

Kara Yorio

‘It’s miraculous and it’s mysterious’ – Kate DiCamillo on WINN-DIXIE’s 20th Anniversary

Travis Jonker

We Need Diverse Books Names 2020 Walter Dean Myers Award Winners

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