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2009 Newbery Medal and Honor Books

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

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

2009 Newbery Medal for Best Book: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean (HarperCollins Children's Books)
2009 Newbery Honor Books: The Underneath, by Kathi Appelt, illustrated by David Small (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom, Margarita Engle (Henry Holt & Company)
Savvy by Ingrid Law (Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group in partnership with Walden Media, LLC)
After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson (G.P. Putnam's Sons, a division of Penguin Books for Young Readers)

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