Who Won the 1950
Newbery Medal

Marguerite de Angeli

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Dore Ashton (1928–2017)

Artforum
DORE ASHTON CAME OF AGE IN A GALVANIZING PLACE AND TIME—New York in the 1950s—when Abstract Expressionism was giving the art of the United States international significance and when partisan arguments over the proper way to interpret ...

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File This Under Nostalgia: New Book Pays Tribute To The Library Card Catalog

WCAI
In the basement catalog at the Library of Congress, Hayden pulls out a card for her favorite childhood book — Bright April by Marguerite De Angeli, about a young Girl Scout. "It was the first book that I saw that featured a young African-American ...

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The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility

The New Yorker
In that same speech, Hayden recalled having once been a “little eight-year-old girl with pigtails who checked out 'Bright April' ”—a children's book by Marguerite de Angeli, from 1946, and one of the first to address racism—“over and over until the ...

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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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