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  1. Newbery Award By: Mrs. Kaye Adapted from Mrs. Kim Moore

  2. Newbery Award • Named for British bookseller John Newbery • Given annually since 1922 • Given to the author of the most “distinguished” contribution to children’s literature ©

  3. Going for the BRONZE!!!! • Newbery Medal is bronze • Winner’s name & date are engraved on the back • Actual medal given to author • Replica placed on the book ©

  4. Who selects the winner? • Association for Library Service to Children • Division of American Library Association

  5. Newbery Award • First children’s Book Award in the world! • Runner up – Honor Book

  6. Application Process • Must be published in the year submitted • Send one copy of the book to ALSC • Send one copy to the award committee chairman • Deadline is December 31st

  7. 2009 And the winner is....... The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman ©

  8. The Underneath by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by David Small hope. • The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle  • Savvy by Ingrid Law. • After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson. 2009 Honor Books

  9. CREDITS • www.ala.org • www.syr.edu/~crzufelt/medallp.html • http://www.thegraveyardbook.com/