"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. (ALA, 2016)."
ALSC. (2016). retrieved from http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal.
Newberry Medal Book Club
Fourth or fifth grade students must read five (5) Newberry Medal books, winners or honors and complete the reading log to join the Newberry Medal Book Club.
Return your log to the media center and receive a button to sport on your back pack and an invitation to the exclusive book club party.
View the complete list of Newberry Medal Winners and Honor Books.