2022 Newbery Celebration

2022 Newbery Celebration

March 26th, 3:00pm EST

Books of Wonder is thrilled to be hosting a celebration of this year's Newbery medal and honor authors and their amazing books!

The Newbery Medal — the most prestigious award in writing for young readers— is awarded each year to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. This year, the Newbery Medal was won by DONNA BARBA HIGUERA, author of the stunning science fiction novel, The Last CuentistaDONNA BARBA HIGUERA will be joining this Newbery Award panel, and will discuss her work alongside the Newbery Honor authors being celebrated this year as well! 

This year, KYLE LUKOFF, author of Too Bright to See, ANDREA WANG, author of WatercressRAJANI LAROCCA, author of Red, White, and Wholeand DARCIE LITTLE BADGER, author of A Snake Falls to Earth, were all awarded Newbery Honors. 

Don't miss this unbelievable, star-powered celebration, and your chance to meet some of the best writers for young readers of 2022! 

Saturday, March 26th at 3:00pm via Crowdcast.

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