Newberry Medal

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.

2016 Newberry Award Winner and Honors

Title

Author

Winner

Last Stop on Market Street

Matthew de la Pena

Honor

The War that Saved My Life

Kimberley Brubaker Bradley

Honor

Roller Girl

Victoria Jamieson

Honor

Echo

Pam Munoz Ryan