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Your Fall Newbery/Caldecott 2021 ‘Hey, Keep an Eye Out’ Lists

Fall is when things start getting serious in the Newbery and Caldecott world. The committees will be starting to make their nominations. Attention is focusing on an increasingly smaller group of books.

So now seems like a good time to peek in at the 2021 Mock Newbery and Mock Caldecott lists over on Goodreads. Will we see any of these books on the podium come January 25th?

As always, it’s important to remember that these 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).

How has support shifted? You can compare and contrast with the same lists back in August.

Click on each list to see the entire thing.

Let’s begin with Mock Caldecott:

And now, on to Mock 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.