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Who awards the Newbery Medal?

The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of American Library Association awards the medal. A committee of about 15 people review the eligibile books each year and make their recommendation. Full Answer

What does the Newbery Medal signify?

The Newbery Medal is awarded to the best children's book of the year as selected by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA). It is named in honor of 19th Century bookseller John Newbery. Full Answer