The John Newbery Medal 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.
In 1921 Frederic G.Melcher had the Newbery Medal designed by René Paul Chambellan. The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year.
2013 Caldecott and Newbery Winners and Honor Books Announced
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate // 2013 Newbery Medal. Katherine Applegate takes us into Ivan, the Silverback gorilla's world. A devoted friend, a marvelous thinker. Readers will be touched.
How Many Newbery Medal-Winning Children's Books Have You Read?
Kate DiCamillo's new book! Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.
2012 - Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos - In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore.