2006 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: Criss Cross, Lynne Rae Perkins (Greenwillow Books)
Newbery Honor Books: Whittington, Alan Armstrong, illustrated by S.D. Schindler (Random House);
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow, Campbell Bartoletti (Scholastic Nonfiction);
Princess Academy, Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury Children’s Books)
Show Way, Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Hudson Talbott (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)