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Newbery Awards

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the ALSC (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 published during the previous calendar year.

The award is a bronze medal with the winner's name and the date engraved on the back, along with the inscription "For the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children".

Award winners are announced in January of each year.

Newbery Medal Winners 1922-Present.