2003 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: Crispin: The Cross of Lead, Avi (Hyperion)
Newbery Honor Books: The House of Scorpion, Nancy Farmer (Atheneum);
Pictures of Hollis Woods, Patricia Reilly Giff (Random House/Wendy Lamb Books);
Hoot, Carl Hiassen (Knopf);
A Corner of The Universe, Anne M. Martin (Scholastic);
Surviving the Applewhites, Stephanie S. Tolan (HarperCollins)