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    The Giver by Lois Lowry-1994 Newbery Medal Winner I chose The Giver by Lois Lowry because according to the American Library Association‚ it is one of the most challenged books in the nation. The Giver was written by Lois Lowry‚ published in 1993‚ and awarded a Newbery Medal for that year. It is a controversial book because of its violent and sexual passages that some adults have deemed inappropriate for children‚ as well as for its mature themes of euthanasia‚ infanticide‚ and suicide. However

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    ABOUT THE NEWBERY MEDAL In the 18th century England‚ John Newbery was the first to see a need for books to entertain and please children without attempting to instruct or improve; he felt the books should be attractive and have appeal to young readers. His book store in London dedicated space to “juvenile library” books. Frederic Melcher continued this interest in children’s literature in America; he organized the nationwide observance of Children’s Book Week in 1919 and‚ in 1922‚ the Newbery Award

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    which a small child should enjoy. It is a tale of a momma duck moving her ducklings to safety. She has to cross the busy road to get them to Private Island. I think this shows a mothers love and would be a great classroom read for Mother’s Day! Newbery Award Winners The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Written By Hugh Lofting Although this book was written in 1923‚ it is one of the most creative thinking books ever written in my

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    BACKGROUND PAPER ON SGT MAYNARD SMITH 1. When you hear about the Medal of Honor‚ do you know why it is given? Do you as a military member know what a member must go through to receive such an honor? Sadly‚ a lot of military members don’t realize what a prestigious award this is. My intention today is to share with you what the Medal of Honor is. Also‚ I am going to tell you about Sgt. Maynard Smith who received a Medal of Honor in World War II‚ due to his bravery and loyalty to his fellow crewmembers

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    The Congressional Medal of Honor In 1861‚ in the prime of the American Civil War‚ the Congressional Medal of Honor was created. This award was designed to give recognition to those fighting in the war. Since then‚ around 3‚000 men and women have been presented this award. This prestigious award is presented to the recipient by the current president of the United States at the time and is formal event that takes place in the White House. The Medal of Honor is presented to those in the Air Force

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    The Congressional Medal of Honour The Medal of Honour is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. It is given to a member of the United States armed forces who distinguishes himself "conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States". Because of the nature of its criteria‚ the medal is often awarded posthumously. Members of all branches of the U

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    Library Service to Children Newbery Paper The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children each year. Upon reading “Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry‚ the Newbery Medal winner in 1990‚ one can easily understand why this great novel won the coveted John Newbery Medal. There are many reasons as to why “Number the Stars” obtained the Newbery Medal but two main reasons

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    murdered. Gaiman won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Newbery Medal recognising year’s best children’s books‚ the first time both named the same work. The Graveyard Book also won the annual Hugo Award for Best Novel from the World Science Fiction Convention and Locus Award for Best Young Adult Book selected by Locus magazine subscribers. Chris Riddell‚ who illustrated the British children’s edition‚ made the Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist. It was the first time in 30-year history

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    English 305 15 May 2014 Flora and Ulysses Every year‚ the John Newbery Medal is awarded to the author who makes the most esteemed contribution to American literature for children. Well-renowned author of many children novels‚ Kate DiCamillo’s Flora and Ulysses makes a splash in the literary world. Straying away from the conventional storylines of children books yet still retaining elements that appeal to many young readers‚ DiCamillo challenges her creativity to entertain the idea of a young girl’s

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    murder‚ an orphaned peasant boy in 14th-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret. Newbery Medal. AR 7.0/Level 5.0. Historical Fiction. Avi. Nothing but the Truth: a Documentary Novel. A ninth-grader’s suspension for singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” during homeroom becomes a national news story. Newbery Honor. AR 4.0 pts/Level 3.6. Fiction. Barrett‚ Tracy. Anna of Byzantium. In the eleventh century the teenage princess Anna Comnena

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