2017 Nominees

Have your library cards at the ready and get your To Be Read lists cleared! The nominees for 2017’s Mock Literary Awards are here!

We have the full list of 2017 Newbery Nominees and a partial list for Printz titles, just to get you started. We’ll have the remaining Printz nominees added before the end of the month. Feel free to forward them on to any and all who are interested, along with the RSVP form.

We’ll see you in January for another exciting round of discussions!

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2017 Mock Newbery and Printz Awards

We are excited to announce the date, time, and location of 2017’s mock literary awards:

When

Tuesday, January 10
9-noon Mock Newbery
1-4pm Mock Printz
please rsvp

Where

Kansas City Public Library
Plaza Branch – Cohen Room
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
And remember, we want to hear from you about the year’s best books! Please continue to nominate titles for consideration.

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2016 KC Mock Award Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Mock Awards discussion. Here are your winners!

2016 Mock Newbery

echoWINNER
Echo
By Pam Muñoz Ryan
[worldcat] [amazon]
dangerousHONOR
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
by Steve Sheinkin [worldcat] [amazon]
warHONOR
The War That Saved My Life
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley [worldcat] [amazon]

2016 Mock Printz

nimonaWINNER
Nimona
by Noelle Stevenson [worldcat] [amazon]
challengerdeepHONOR
Challenger Deep 
by Neal Shusterman [worldcat] [amazon]
allamericanboysHONOR
All American Boys
by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely [worldcat] [amazon]

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2016 Mock Awards Date

We are pleased to announce the date of the 2016 Mock Newbery and Printz:

When

Tuesday, January 5
9-noon Mock Newbery
1-4pm Mock Printz
please rsvp

Where

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

We count on you to tell us the best books of the year. Please nominate a title for the Mock Printz or Mock Newbery today!

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Mock Awards Results

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2015 KC Mock Awards

The 2015 Mock Newbery goes to…

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson [worldcat] [amazon]

With honors to

The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier [worldcat] [amazon]

Rain Reign by Ann Martin [worldcat] [amazon]

The 2015 Mock Printz goes to…

I’ll Give you the Sun by Jandy Nelson [worldcat] [amazon]

With honors to

The Family Romanov by Candice Flemming [worldcat] [amazon]

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith [worldcat] [amazon]

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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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