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How to Write a review by Fionna
(a Newbery Club member)


A Newbery Award Winner:

  • Stands above the other books
  • Could be fiction, nonfiction or poetry
  • Have a detailed setting and characters, well developed plot, clear theme
  • Have the information presented to the reader clearly and accurately

How to Write a Newbery Book Review:

  • First, write your full name (only your first name will show up in your review), your grade, the title of the book you will be reviewing and the book’s author in the spaces provided.
  • When you write a review, remember what you thought about when you read the book. Did you like or dislike the characters? What did you think of the setting and plot? Tell the other readers about the plot, but don’t spoil the ending!
  • If you liked the book, give a recommendation to the readers. Is this book better for elementary readers or middle school readers? If you did not like this book, tell why. What did you feel the book was missing?
  • Once you’re done, click the “Submit Form” button at the bottom of the page to send your review to the Mock Newbery Page.

Have Fun Reading and Reviewing!!!


Post your Book reviews here.


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