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The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association[?] (ALA) to the author of the most outstanding book for children. The award, which is named after an eighteen-century British bookseller, has been given since 1922. Together with the Caldecott Medal, it is considered the most prestigious award for children's literature in the United States.

Recipients of the Newbery Medal are:



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