2008 Newbery Medal and Honor Books

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Newbery Medal for Best Book: Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, Susan Patron, written by Laura Amy Schlitz (Candelwick)
Newbery Honor Books: Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis (Scholastic)
The Wednesday Wars, Gary D. Schmidt (Clarion)
Feathers, Jacqueline Woodson (Putnam)

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2008 Newbery Medal and Honor Books

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