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A 2021 Newbery/Caldecott Check In


It’s about time to tiptoe over to the Goodreads Mock Newbery and Caldecott lists to see what books are getting attention for the 2021 awards. Be very quiet, or we might scare them away.

The lists are open to voting by any Goodreads user (so DEFINITELY take them with a grain of salt), but they are sometimes fairly accurate (check out the Newbery list from last year).

Toss these lists in the Fuse #8 predictions and the Heavy Medal suggestions for a balanced Newbery/Caldecott food pyramid.

First up, Caldecott:

And on to Newbery!

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 scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.