2020 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.


 

2020 Newbery Winner

Book cover: New Kid by Jerry Craft

New Kid by Jerry Craft

 

2020 Honorees

Book cover: The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson Book cover: Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker, illustrated Junyi Wu by  Book cover: Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga Book cover: Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker, illustrated by Junyi Wu

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams

 

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