The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It has been awarded annually since 1922 to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
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2018 Newbery Medal Winner and Honor Books
On February 12, 2018, the Newbery Award Committee named one Medal Winner and three Honor Books. A complete listing of all Newbery Medal Winners and Honor Books can be found at the Newbery Medal Website.