Newbery Book Club

  • Newbery Medal

    BRMS Newbery Book Club

    This is a mock Newbery club. The purpose of the club is to read and evaluate a selection of the best middle grade books published during the past year. This is a collaborative club with other middle schools in the Rochester area. In January/February, club members from all schools will come together and vote for the book they believe deserves to win the Mock Newbery Award based on official Newbery criteria.

    Club Expectations:

    • Attend as many meetings as you can. It's ok to miss a few, just be sure to keep reading and participating in the online discussions.
    • Read all required books and complete a Newbery Book Log for each of them.
    • Share ideas and opinions respectfully & with an open mind.
    • Participate responsibly in online discussions. Remember, you're representing BRMS!

    Club Meetings:

    • Meetings will be held during lunch and after school in the library lab. Meeting dates are listed on teh schedule below.
    • Mandatory pre-field trip meeting. Club members attending the field trip must attend one of the pre-trip meetings.
    • Newbery Showdown! Field Trip to Irondequoit Public Library for final celebration and Mock Newbery Award voting.
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