Kelly Barnhill explains inspiration behind Newbery Medal-winning novel, The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Last year's middle grade novel The Girl Who Drank the Moon recently won the Newbery Medal, but according to author Kelly Barnhill, she almost didn't write the book. “I have to think about all of my books for a long time before I can really start ...
Butler County school librarian helps pick Newbery Award winner
Hamilton Journal News
Elaine Fultz, a media specialist for Madison Local Schools, served on the Newbery Award Selection Committee.
Q & A with Newbery Medalist Kelly Barnhill '96
College of St. Catherine
Kelly Barnhill was named winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal for her book, The Girl Who Drank the Moon, which has enjoyed widespread acclaim since its release. Barnhill describes herself as an "author, teacher, insufferable blabbermouth" who "also makes ...
'The Girl Who Drank the World' wins 2017 Newbery Medal
"The Girl Who Drank the Moon" by Kelly Barnhill on Monday won the 2017 Newbery Medal, the highest U.S. award in children's literature. Barnhill's book is the story of a girl who is accidentally given magical powers as a baby and must learn what to do ...