February 2, 2015 | ms.amelia
Today the American Library Association announces its Youth Book & Media Awards, including the John Newbery Award. The Association for Library Service to Children has awarded the Newbery for over 90 years for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature, commonly given to a chapter book. For more information about this award and its recipients, check the ALA website.
The John Newbery Medal for 2015 has been awarded to:
The crossover by Kwame Alexander
The John Newbery Honor Books for 2015 are:
Brown girl dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
El deafo by Cece Bell ; color by David Lasky