Who Won the 1936
Newbery Medal

Carol Ryrie Brink

Caddie Woodlawn

1935 Newbery Medal Winner
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1936 Newbery Medal Winner Carol Ryrie Brink News

Queer children's books have a long history that's only now being told

The Guardian (blog)
Other girls adopted as lesbian icons have included Caddie – of Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink – Pippi Longstocking and Harriet the Spy. None of them fulfils the heteronormative expectation of girlhood, especially for their times. Pippi, with her ...

1936 Newbery Medal Winner Carol Ryrie Brink News

Broadway on Hennepin's next season: 10 shows, 23 Tonys

And Carol Ryrie Brink, who lived in St. Paul for more than 40 years, was the 1936 medal winner for “Caddie Woodlawn.” Dec. 28 would have been her 121st birthday. In Monday's announcement from the American Library Association, Minneapolis author ...

1936 Newbery Medal Winner Carol Ryrie Brink News


Pacific Northwest Inlander
A painted portrait of renowned author Carol Ryrie Brink hangs above the children's nonfiction section. Brink grew up three blocks away in what is now a bubblegum-pink dollhouse (Reese would call it Queen Anne-style) on Polk Street. Brink wrote 27 books ...

1936 Newbery Medal Winner Carol Ryrie Brink News

Books That Won't Teach Your Kids To Hate Their Siblings

The Federalist
“Caddie Woodlawn” by Carol Ryrie Brink (1935) and “Caddie Woodlawn's Family” (formerly “Magical Melons”) detail the frontier adventures of young tomboy Caddie and her six lively siblings. Everyone should have a chance to enjoy these. “Ivan and the ...

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