2002 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: A Single Shard, Linda Sue Park (Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books)
Newbery Honor Books: Everything on a Waffle, Polly Horvath (Farrar, Straus & Giroux);
Carver: A Life in Poems, Marilyn Nelson (Front Street)