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Notes on September 2013

In September…

Newbery Repeats1 Notes on September 2013

…we number-crunched the Newbery Medal.

I broke out the calculator and learned a few things about John’s Bronze (just a new Newbery Medal nickname I’m trying out).

So You Want to Win the Newbery (Part I)

So You Want to Win the Newbery (Part II)

What Are the Chances You’ll Win Another Newbery?

Cape Town Dominos 500x395 Notes on September 2013

the book domino world record was snatched out of Seattle’s hands.

Cape Town has the title … for now.

NBA 300x225 Notes on September 2013

the National Book Award Long List was announced.

In case you missed it.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Pragmaticmom says:

    I like your statistical analysis of how to win a Newbery!! Fun stuff!

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