The Newbery Award

3rd and 4th grade

The Newbery Award

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year. This award is considered one of the most prestigious awards (along with the Caldecott)

Some Familiar Winners

Other Winners

Newbery Medal Books

2017 Winner - Last Stop on Market Street

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

2018 Winner - Hello, Universe

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HELLO, UNIVERSE tells the story of four kids -- Virgil Salinas, Valencia Somerset, Kaori Tanaka, and Chet Bullens -- whose lives become connected over the course of a day. Virgil's family calls him "Turtle" because he never comes out of his shell. He's too shy to befriend Valencia Somerset, his smart, deaf, and secretly lonely classmate. Both Virgil and Valencia know what it's like to feel different and hope that Kaori can use her self-proclaimed psychic powers to help them overcome their fears. When neighborhood bully Chet Bullens plays an awful prank on Virgil, it's up to Valencia, Kaori, and Kaori's little sister, Gen, to find Virgil. Through teamwork and a little help from the universe, these neighborhood kids become friends, battle a bully, and find their inner heroes.

Other Notable Newbery Winners and Honors

Winner 2014 - Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures - Book Trailer

2013 Winner - The One and Only Ivan

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The One and Only Ivan - Book Trailer

2008 Winner - Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village

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Real Housewives of "Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!"

1992 Winner - Shiloh

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Shiloh Book Trailer

1972 Winner - Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Book Trailer