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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.
Picture of medal came from: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal
Updated August 2014