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The award was established in 1938. The first winner was Animals of The Bible, A Picture book by Dorothy P. Lathrop.

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The Newbery Medal was first awarded in 1922 by the American Library Association. It is an annual award given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

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It is announced at the American Library Association's Winter meeting in January.

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It is awarded in January of each year. The committee works on reviewing the books for the entire year.

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The Newbery award was established in 1922

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