1998 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: Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse (Scholastic Press)
Newbery Honor Books: Lily's Crossing, Patricia Reilly Giff (Delacorte Press);
Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine (HarperCollins);
Wringer, Jerry Spinelli (Joanna Cotler Books/HarperCollins)