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Children's Literature: Finding Newbery Acceptance Speeches

Find out how and where to locate information about children's authors, including how to locate acceptance speeches for Newbery winners

Authors Who Won From 1922 --

The following books include the Newbery acceptance speeches.  They are on RESERVE at the Hinkle Library. ONLINE STUDENTS: Contact the library at Library@alfredstate.edu for Acceptance Speeches from 1922 - 1990.

  • Newbery Medal Books: 1922 - 1955 with Their Authors' Acceptance Papers....
  • Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1956 - 1965
  • Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1966 - 1975
  • Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1976 - 1985
  • Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1986 - 2000
  • Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 2001 - 2010
  • In the Words of the Winners: Newbery and Caldecott Medals 2001 - 2010 (shelved under Newbery) 

Authors Who Won From 1990 --

From 1990 -- Newbery speeches are available via the Academic Search Complete database.  See example below:

Try Using Google OR Search the Author's web site