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Children's Award Books

Within the last 100 years or so, various organizations have chosen to honor outstanding books written for young people. Each award highlights the finest book within a particular category or which reflects a particular theme. Most are awarded annually.

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The Newbery Medal is administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) a division of the American Library Association (ALA). 

2021 Newbery Medal Winner and Honor Books

On January 25, 2021, the Newbery Award Committee named one Medal Winner and five Honor Books.  A complete listing of all Newbery Medal Winners and Honor Books can be found at the Newbery Medal Website.