2018 John Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal honors the authors of the most distinguished contributions to American literature for children.

“Hello, Universe” written by Erin Entrada Kelly, is the 2018 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Three Newbery Honor Books also were named: “Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut,” written by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James and published by Bolden, an Agate Imprint, a Denene Millner Book; “Long Way Down,” written by Jason Reynolds and published by Atheneum, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, a Caitlyn Dlouhy Book and “Piecing Me Together,” written by Renée Watson and published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books.

Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062414151
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2017

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781572842243
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Published: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017

Long Way Down Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481438254
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 24th, 2017

Piecing Me Together Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681191058
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 14th, 2017