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Recommended Reading: Newbery Medal

A collection of ALA's literature award winners and various notable reading lists.

image of the John Newbery Medal sealThe Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Newbery Award Winner

Newbery Award Honor Books

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