The Newbery Medal is awarded annually for the most distinguished contributions to children's literature published in the United States. Begin your child's Newbery Library.

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Newbery on the Net by Ru Story-Huffman Embracing the Child is a recommended educator's resource in NEWBERY ON THE NET. Designed as a time saving tool and curriculum enhancer, it has been created to stimulate interest in the Newbery Award books and encourage discovery learning via the Internet. Grade level: 4-8

Author, Ru Story-Hoffman is Public Services Librarian, Hagan Memorial Library, Cumberland College, Williamsburg, KY.

2005 Kira-Kira [Discussion Guide] Cynthia Kadohata @amazon
2004 The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
[Book Discussion Guide] [Teacher's Guide] [Reader's Guide]
Kate DiCamillo [Interview] @amazon
2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead [Discussion Questions] Avi @amazon
2002 A Single Shard [Lesson Activities] Linda Sue Park @amazon
2001 A Year Down Yonder
[Curriculum Connections]
Peck, Richard @amazon
2000 Bud, Not Buddy
[Teacher Guide]
Curtis, Christopher Paul @amazon
1999 HOLES [Literature Guide]
[Study Questions]
[Trivia and Word Scramble]
Sachar, Louis   [Teacher Resource] @amazon
1998 Out of the Dust
[Study Questions]
Hesse, Karen[see also] @amazon
1997 The View from Saturday Konigsburg, E. L. @amazon
1996 The Midwife's Apprentice [Teacher Guide] Cushman, Karen
[see also] [see also]
1995 Walk Two Moons [Teacher Guide pdf format] [Guide2] Creech, Sharon   [Biography 2]
[see also]
1994 The Giver   [Study Questions]
[Teacher's Guide] [Teacher Supplemental Unit]
Lowry, Lois @amazon
1993 Missing May Rylant, Cynthia @amazon
1992 Shiloh [Lesson Plan] Naylor, Phillis R. @amazon
1991 Maniac Magee [Teachers' Guide] [Web Relay] Spinelli, Jerry @amazon
1990 Number The Stars Lowry, Lois @amazon
1989 Joyful Noise: Poems For Two Voices Fleischman, Paul @amazon
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography Freedman, Russell
[see also]
1987 The Whipping Boy [Literature Guide]
[Lesson Plan Activities]
Fleischman, Sid   [Biography 2]
[see also]
1986 Sarah, Plain And Tall [Lesson Plan] [Geography Theme Plan] [Lesson Plan Activities] MacLachlan, Patricia @amazon
1985 The Hero And The Crown McKinley, Robin @amazon
1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw [Teacher Guide] Cleary, Beverly   [Biography 2] @amazon
1983 Dicey's Song [more] Voight, Cynthia @amazon
1982 A Visit To William Blake's Inn:
Poems For Innocent And Experienced Travelers
Willard, Nancy @amazon
1981 Jacob Have I Loved Paterson, Katherine
[see also]
1980 A Gathering Of Days: A New England Girl's Journal Blos, Joan @amazon
1979 The Westing Game 25th Anniversary
[Lesson Plan Grades 9-12] [Lesson Plan Geometry]
Raskin, Ellen @amazon
1978 Bridge To Terabithia [ Extensive Teacher Resource]
[Study Questions]
Paterson, Katherine @amazon
1977 Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry
[Teacher and Study Guide]
[Study Questions]
Taylor, Mildred @amazon
1976 The Grey King Cooper, Susan
[see also]
1975 M.C. Higgins, The Great
[Study Questions]
Hamilton, Virginia @amazon
1974 The Slave Dancer   [Teacher's Guide] [Slavery Lesson Plans] Fox, Paula @amazon
1973 Julie Of The Wolves[Teachers' Guide] George, Jean C. @amazon
1972 Mrs. Frisby And The Rats Of Nimh [Teacher Guide] O'Brien, Robert C. @amazon
1971 Summer Of The Swans Byars, Betsy @amazon
1970 Sounder Armstrong, William H. @amazon
1969 The High King Alexander, Lloyd @amazon
1968 From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs . Basil E. Frankweiler Konigsburg, E. L.
[see also]
1967 Up A Road Slowly Hunt, Irene @amazon
1966 I, Juan de Pareja DeTrevino, Elizabeth B. @amazon
1965 Shadow Of A Bull [bullfighting] Wojciechowska, Maia @amazon
1964 It's Like This, Cat Neville, Emily C. @amazon
1963 A Wrinkle In Time   [Study Questions] L'Engle, Madeleine @amazon
1962 The Bronze Bow Speare, Elizabeth G. @amazon
1961 Island Of The Blue Dolphins [Lesson Plan - Grade 6] [Teacher CyberGuide - Grade 5] O'Dell, Scott @amazon
1960 Onion John Krumgold, Joseph
Jean Charlot Papers
1959 The Witch Of Blackbird Pond [Teacher Guide] Speare, Elizabeth G. @amazon
1958 Rifles For Watie Keith, Harold @amazon
1957 Miracles On Maple Hill Sorensen, Virginia @amazon
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Latham, Jean L. @amazon
1955 The Wheel On The School DeJong, Meindert @amazon
1954 ...And Now Miguel   [Lesson Plan] Krumgold, Joseph @amazon
1953 Secret Of The Andes
Charlotte's Web - Newbery Honor
Clark, Ann N. @amazon
1952 Ginger Pye Estes, Eleanor @amazon
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man Yates, Elizabeth @amazon
1950 The Door In The Wall [supplemental unit] [activities] [study guide]
[Original book cover, artwork, author photo, acceptance speech]
DeAngeli, Marguerite @amazon
1949 King Of The Wind [Lesson Plan] Henry, Marguerite @amazon
1948 The Twenty-One Balloons Dubois, William P. @amazon
1947 Miss Hickory Bailey, Carolyn S. @amazon
1946 Strawberry Girl Lenski, Lois @amazon
1945 Rabbit Hill
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes (Newbery Honor)
Lawson, Robert @amazon
1944 Johnny Tremain [see also] Forbes, Esther @amazon
1943 Adam Of The Road [Teacher Resource] Gray, Elizabeth, J. @amazon
1942 The Matchlock Gun [Teacher Resource] Edmonds, Walter D. @amazon
1941 Call It Courage [Lesson Plan] Sperry, Armstrong
[see also]
1940 Daniel Boone Daugherty, James @amazon
1939 Thimble Summer Enright, Elizabeth @amazon
1938 The White Stag Seredy, Kate @amazon
1937 Roller Skates Sawyer, Ruth @amazon
1936 Caddie Woodlawn Brink, Carol R. @amazon
1935 Dobry Shannon, Monica @amazon
1934 Invincible Louisa: The Story Of The Author Of Little Women Meigs, Cornelia @amazon
1933 Young Fu Of The Upper Yangtze Lewis, Elizabeth F. @amazon
1932 Waterless Mountain [ frontispiece ] Armer, Laura A. @amazon
1931 The Cat Who Went To Heaven Coatsworth, Elizabeth @amazon
1930 Hitty: Her First Hundred Years Field, Rachel @amazon
1929 The Trumpeter Of Krakow Kelley, Eric P. @amazon
1928 Gay-neck, The Story Of A Pigeon Mukerji, Dhan G. @amazon
1927 Smoky, The Cowhorse James, Will @amazon
1926 Shen Of The Sea Chrisman, Arthur B. @amazon
1925 Tales From Silver Lands Finger, Charles @amazon
1924 The Dark Frigate [ activity ] Hawes, Charles @amazon
1923 The Voyages Of Doctor Dolittle
[ online text ]
Lofting, Hugh @amazon
1922 The Story Of Mankind Van Loon, Hendrick W.
Last Update: January 17, 2005