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BC Mock Newbery Club 2016: The Reading List

2016 BCS Mock Newbery Site

Share your thoughts on the books you read here:

Mock Newbery 2016

Book review tips:

  • Name your post the title of the book you are reviewing
  • Avoid "easy" opinions like "good" or "bad"
  • Describe what you did or did not enjoy about the book
  • Include details to interest others
  • No spoilers please!
  • Include "The Verdict" - is the book distinguished or not

Check out an eBook from our Follett Shelf collection

To get started:

  1. Open the Brytewave K-12 app on your iPad 
  2. Select New York (NY) for Location 
  3. Enter Berkeley Carroll Middle & Upper School, Brooklyn, NY
  4. Enter your Destiny username & password (un: the first part of your BCS email)
  5. Ask your librarian for the password

If you are unable to access our FollettShelf e-book collection, please see or email Ms. Hartley-Maneri,

You can also read FollettShelf eBooks online with your Mac or PC by logging into our eBook shelf.  You will need:

  1. BCS FollettShelf web address: wbb01772
  2. Destiny username & password

The following Mock Newbery titles are available in FollettShelf eBooks:

  • Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper
  • The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley 

2016 BCS Mock Newbery Winners

BCS Mock Newbery winner:

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan.


BCS Mock Newbery Honor books:

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead  &  Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate


We are pleased to annouce the finalists for 2016 BCS Mock Newbery Medal


2016 Contenders: The Reading List for grades 4-8

Here are the contenders for the 2016 BCS Mock Newbery award:

Crossover & YA: Additional titles for grades 5-8