2019 Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal: A bright golden circle with the text "John Newbery Medal" across the top.  In the middle is an open book with the text "For the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children".

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.  Learn more at the ALA website.


 

2019 Newery Winner

Book cover: Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina

 

2019 Honorees

Book cover: The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani Book cover: The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

 

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