Newbery

NewberyMedal“The 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.” ALA.org

 

 

 

 

Click on the titles below to view the primary source pairings:

2017

Medal Winner:

The Girl Who Drank the Moon, Written by Kelly Barnhill

Honor Books:

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan, Written and Illustrated by Ashley Bryan

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog, Written by Adam Gidwitz, Illustrated by Hatem Aly

Wolf Hollow, Written by Lauren Wolk

2016

Medal Winner:

Last Stop on Market Street, Written by Matt de la Peña, Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Honor Books:

The War that Saved My Life, Written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Roller Girl, Written and Illustrated by Victoria Jamieson

Echo, Written by Pam Muñoz Ryan

2015

Medal Winner:

The Crossover, Written by Kwame Alexander

Honor Books:

El Deafo, Written and Illustrated by Cece Bell

brown girl dreaming, Written by Jacqueline Woodson

2014

Medal Winner:

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures, Written by Kate DiCamillo

Honor Books:

Doll Bones, Written by Holly Black

The Year of Billy Miller, Written by Kevin Henkes

One Came Home, Written by Amy Timberlake

Paperboy, Written by Vince Vawter

2013

Medal Winner:

The One and Only Ivan, Written by Katherine Applegate

Honor Books:

Inside Out & Back Again, Written by Thanhha Lai

Breaking Stalin’s Nose, Written by Eugene Yelchin