From Wikipedia: a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The award is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. The award has been given since 1922. It was the first children's literary award in the world.
Concept From 1922
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
The John Newbery Memorial Plaque John Newbery, 1713 - 1767, benevolent bookse...
One of the 11 "children of England" present on 7th July 1933 when The Princess Royal laid a foundation stone for a nurses home for the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.
Founded by Edward Rudolf as the Church of England Central Society for Providing Homes for Waifs and Strays. In 1946 the name was changed to the Church of England Children's Society. The first hom...
Character in a series of stories set in Greyfriars School, originally published in the boys weekly story magazine 'The Magnet'.
George Alexander Gratton
Born on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent in 1808 to slave parents. Born with vitiligo, also known as piebaldism he was, as a baby, put on show in the capital, Kingstown. Aged 15 months he was ta...