Hello, Universe

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2018

Hello, Universe

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Age: 9+

Interests: friendship, diverse characters, Filipino folktales, guinea pigs, bullying, deafness/hearing impairment, first crush, shyness

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The Crossover

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2015

The Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

Age: 9+

Interests: basketball, sports, brothers, twins, family, romance, sibling rivalry

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M.C. Higgins, the Great

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1975

M.C. Higgins, the Great

by Virginia Hamilton

Age: 9 +

Interests: nature, family history, mountain life, superstition, coming of age stories

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The High King

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1969

The High King

by Lloyd Alexander

Ages: 9+

Interests: fantasy, magic, war, violence, bravery, coming of age, ethical dilemmas, romance

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A Wrinkle in Time

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1963

A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L’Engle

Age: 9+

Interests: fantasy, science fiction, time travel, family, magic, science, math, strong girls, siblings, religion, politics

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The Grey King

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1976

The Grey King

by Susan Cooper

Book 4 in The Dark is Rising series

Age: 9+ (advanced reader)

Interests: magic, fantasy, folklore, King Arthur, England, Wales

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Arcady’s Goal

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Arcady’s Goal

by Eugene Yelchin

Age: 9+

Interests: history, U.S.S.R., orphans, soccer

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The Silver Sword

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The Silver Sword

(published in the US as Escape from Warsaw)

by Ian Seraillier

Age: 9+

Interests: history, World War II, Poland, war, family, poverty, refugees, strong female characters

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The Higher Power of Lucky

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2007

The Higher Power of Lucky

by Susan Patron

Age: 9+

Interests: grief, small town life, poverty

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Bud, Not Buddy

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 2000

Bud, Not Buddy

by Christopher Paul Curtis

Age: 9+

Interests: history, American history, music, jazz, the Great Depression, racism, orphans More

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