Who Won the 1959
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Elizabeth George Speare

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1958 Newbery Medal Winner
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1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

'The Giver' to 'The Great Gatsby': How the movie adaptations stack up to the ...
Washington Post (blog)
The book: The Newbery Medal young adult novel written by Lois Lowry was published in 1993 and sold more than 10 million copies. Actor/co-producer Jeff Bridges said it took him two decades to release the film, because it needed careful editing ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

Chantelle Newbery's long dive from gold-medal glory to drug scandal
The Australian
In the joyous, dreamlike spectacle of the medal ceremony the thought didn't occur to Newbery that if God had held up his end of the deal, she might have to hold up hers. She was 37 years old and a mother of two on July 10 this year when she was placed ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

8 Best Children's Books About Friendships
Huffington Post (blog)
Flora & Ulysses Kate DiCamillo's sweetly quirky story about a girl and her squirrel won the 2014 Newbery Medal. Comic-crazed Flora witnesses the transformation of a squirrel into a superhero in a freak vacuum cleaner accident, and dubs him Ulysses.

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

Courtesy of The Weinstein Company
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog)
The 1994 Newbery medal-winning precursor to all of the post-Millennium young adult dystopian fervor, the real, the first, the most imaginative and moving of the best-selling rebel-children-in-the-dark-future adventure stories, was the most recent to be ...

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