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Newbery Medal Award Books

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the authors of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published during the preceding year. It is named for John Newbery, a famous English publisher and seller of children's books. The medal is awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children, American Library Association. You may check each title's location and availability in the Library's catalog by clicking the title of the book.
Amos Fortune, Free Man
by Elizabeth Yates
The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty.