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Finding Children's Award Winning Books

The most common children's book awards given yearly are the Caldecott Award, the Newbery Award, and the Orbis Pictus Award.

2016 Newbery Award Winner

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Last Stop on Market Street

written by Matt de la Peña, illustrated by Christian Robinson

2016 Newbery Honor Winners

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The War that Saved my Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

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Roller Girl, written and illustrated by Victoria Jamieson

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Echo, by Pam Muñoz Ryan

The Newberry Medal

The Newbery Medal

The John Newbery Medal is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. The award has been given since 1922. It was the first children's literary award in the world.[1] It is named for John Newbery, an 18th century English publisher of juvenile books.


The Newbery Award
is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).



Newbery Award Winner Catalog Search

To find the list of the Newbery Award Winning books use the Library Catalog. Type "Newbery Medal" in the search box. The award winning books will appear in chronological order, where the latest winner is first.

Newbery Honor Books

To find the list of the Newbery Honor books use the Library Catalog. Type "Newbery Honor" in the search box. The award winning books will appear in chronological order, where the latest winner is first.

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