Russell Freedman’s Favorite Newbery

The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon

What is Russell Freedman’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Sharon Creech’s Favorite Newbery

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

What is Sharon Creech’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Neil Gaiman’s Favorite Newbery

photo by Philippe Matas

What is Neil Gaiman’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Put on your thinking caps! A Medalist matching game


The Horn Book Magazine asked Newbery and Caldecott Medalists Jerry Pinkney, Lois Lowry, Erin E. Stead, and David Wiesner (just to name a few!) to choose their favorite winning books from years past. Over the next few weeks, we’re putting readers to the test with a Medalist matching game. For each author or illustrator, you’ll […]

Laura Amy Schlitz’s Favorite Newbery

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

What is Laura Amy Schlitz’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Linda Sue Park’s Favorite Newbery

I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Tervino

What is Linda Sue Park’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Robin McKinley’s Favorite Newbery

Smoky by Will James

What is Robin McKinley’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Lois Lowry’s Favorite Newbery

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices fropm a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz

What is Lois Lowry’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Susan Cooper’s Favorite Newbery

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

What is Susan Cooper’s favorite Newbery Medal book?

Susan Patron’s Favorite Newbery

Illustration by Devon Johnson

What is 2007 Newbery Medalist Susan Patron’s favorite Newbery?