2006 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: 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)

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