Nominations are Closed!

We have announced the final list for both the Mock Newbery and the Mock Printz! We are closing nominations to give participants time to read the selected titles. We will see you in January for an exciting discussion. Don’t forget to RSVP for the event.

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2015 Mock Awards Date Announced

We are pleased to announce the date for the 2015 Mock Newbery and Mock Printz awards! Please join us:

Tuesday, January 13
Kansas City Public Library
Plaza Branch – Cohen Room
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

9-noon Mock Newbery
1-4pm Mock Printz

If you are interested in news about the KC Mock awards please join our mailing list. Don’t forget to nominate a title and RSVP for the event so we can save you a seat!

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And the Award Goes To…

Thank you to everyone who came and discussed and voted on the Mock Awards of 2014. Here are your winners!

2014 Mock Newbery

Winner!

sevensCounting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
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dollbonesDoll Bones by Holly Black
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zebraZebra Forest by Adina Rishe Gewirtz
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2014 Mock Printz

Winner!

eleanorEleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

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wingerWinger by Andrew Smith

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nessMore Than This by Patrick Ness

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boxers&saintsBoxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang

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Nominations are Announced

Nomination lists for the Newbery and Printz have been announced! It is time to start reading! Don’t forget to RSVP if you plan to attend so we can be prepared.

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Get Out Your Calendar!

The 2014 Mock Awards have been scheduled!

Tuesday, January 14
Kansas City Public Library
Plaza Branch
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

9-noon Mock Newbery
1-4pm Mock Printz

Unfortunately we will not be hosting a Caldecott or King award this year. Stay here for updates and we will post local libraries and organizations hosting those discussions.

Don’t forget to nominate worthy books of 2013 to be discussed at the Mock Newbery and Mock Printz.

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And the Winners Are…

Thank you to everyone who attended the mock awards discussion, and thank you to Kansas City Public Library for hosting! Please fill out this short survey so we can make the 2014 Mock Awards even better. Without further ado, here are your winners.

2013 Mock Caldecott

Winner

Extra Yarn. Illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barne

Honor Titles

Abe Lincoln’s DreamIllustrated and written by Lane Smith
  One Cool Friend. Illustrated by David Small, written by Tony Buzzeo

2013 Mock King

Winner

  I , too, am America. Illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Langston Hughes

Honor Titles

Ellen’s Broom. Illustrated by  Daniel Minter, written by Kelly Starling Lyons
  Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington. Illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Jabari  Asim
  I Lay my Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery. Illustrated by Michele Wood, written by Cynthia Grady
  We March. Illustrated and written by Shane Evans

2013 Mock Newbery

Winner

Wonder by RJ Palacio

Honor Titles

Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick

2013 Mock Printz

Winner

Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

Honor Titles

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Seraphina by Rachael Hartman
My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

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Mock Awards Lists Up

It is that time of year! The final lists are up. You have a little of a month to read, so best start now, there are some excellent choices!

Mock Caldecott and King

Mock Newbery

Mock Printz

And as always, don’t forget to RSVP.

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