The John Newbery Award is bestowed 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. Honor books are also recognized.

You may learn more by visiting the Newbery Medal Home page by clicking on the URL below:

The Newbery Medal Home Page

For past winners and honor books, visit:

Past winners and Honor Books

The Petoskey Public Library maintains a collection of both the Newbery Winner and Honor books. These are shelved in the Children’s Room and the Teen Room and are
identified by a “Newbery” sticker. They may be found in the online
catalog by searching for the word “Newbery.”