Who Won the 1931
Newbery Medal

Elizabeth Coatsworth

The Cat Who Went To Heaven

1930 Newbery Medal Winner
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Storytellers “Become” Americans Anew

New Haven Independent
“The prompt for this story slam was becoming American, and what that means to you,” LWT Community Engagement Director Elizabeth Nearing said at the event. “Becoming is very ... Coatsworth had been a pacifist all her life. If the United States went to ...

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Bookseller, poet and progressive, Gary Lawless helps others find their voices

Press Herald
Lawless and Leonard live in Nobleboro in an early 1800s farmhouse known as Chimney Farm, once owned by the writers Henry Beston and Elizabeth Coatsworth. Beston, a naturalist, was a pioneer of American's environmental movement. Coatsworth wrote ...

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Tell The Tribune: What's your favorite Newbery book?

Salt Lake Tribune
"You can't really say what a Newbery book is except that it's wonderful," says best-selling Utah author Ally Condie. Since 1922, the Newbery has been awarded to the most “distinguished” children's book published in the U.S. The Salt Lake Tribune and ...

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Henry Beston comes to life in first-ever biography

Wicked Local Wellfleet
After his year on Cape Cod, Beston married his longtime friend Elizabeth Coatsworth, a poet and children's book author. The couple bought a farm and settled in Maine, where they raised two daughters. Beston went on to write "Northern Farm," a lyrical ...

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