A Summer Newbery/Caldecott 2023 Check-In
As I write this we are, let’s see . . .
60% of the way through 2022. Time to head over to Goodreads and have a look at their 2023 Mock Caldecott and Mock Newbery lists.
Now, should these lists be taken with a grain of salt? Yes – any Goodreads member can vote. But are they often a good place to spot books that go on to win Caldecott/Newbery hardware? Another yes.
We’ll look at the top fives here, and you can click through to see the rest of the lists on Goodreads. First up, Caldecott:
Okay, now on to Newbery:
This one has changed less since spring, with the same three books occupying the top three slots. But a couple notable additions: The Last Mapmaker and A Duet for Home.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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