2002 Newbery Medal and Honor Books

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
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)

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