“My Favorite Newbery” matching game featuring Russell Freedman

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Russell Freedman received the 1988 Newbery Medal for his meticulously researched Lincoln: A Photobiography. Which of these books is the historian’s favorite Newbery winner?

a) Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (1973)
b) The Story of Mankind by Hendrick Willem van Loon (1922)
c) A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (2001)

This post is part of our ongoing game matching Newbery and Caldecott medalists to their favorite winning titles. To see more entries, click on the tag matching game.

Previously: Neil Gaiman, Erin E. Stead, Lois Lowry, Linda Sue Park, Beth Krommes, Susan Cooper, Jerry Pinkney, and Paul O. Zelinsky.

Coming soon: David Wiesner, Laura Amy Schlitz, and Sharon Creech.

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