The Children's Literature Web Guide

Newbery Medal

American Library Association, Association for Library Service to Children

Established 1922. A medal presented annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published in the United States in the preceding year. The recipient must be a citizen or resident of the United States. The winner is announced at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting (January/February), and the award is presented at the ALA summer conference.

*Newbery Medal History and Criteria

*List of Newbery Honor and Medal Books



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