What book won the Newbery Award in 2021?
When You Trap a Tiger
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: “When You Trap a Tiger,” written by Tae Keller, is the 2021 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House.
What book won the Newbery Award in 2020?
“New Kid,” written by Jerry Craft, is the 2020 Newbery Medal winner. The book is illustrated by the author and published by HarperCollins Children’s Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.
What are some fun facts about the Newbery Award?
He was one of the first publishers to print books for children. In 1921, Frederic G. Melcher, an ALA member, proposed establishing an award for children’s books and naming it after John Newbery. It was approved in 1922 and was the first children’s book award in the world.
What are the requirements for the Newbery Award?
The Medal shall be awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year. There are no limitations as to the character of the book considered except that it be original work.
Is Harry Potter a Newbery Award winner?
Why haven’t any of the Harry Potter books won the Newbery Award? The Newbery Medal goes to a writer who is an American citizen or resident. The author of the Harry Potter books, J.K. Rowling, is Scottish. Many countries have national children’s book awards.
What is a Newbery Award winner?
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John Newbery Medal/Winners (2022)
How old is Lily in When You Trap a Tiger?
Parents need to know that Tae Keller’s When You Trap a Tiger won the 2021 Newbery Medal. It’s about an 8-year-old Korean American girl named Lily and her family.