Applegate wins Newbery for 'One and Only Ivan'

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on January 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 28 at 12:06 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Katherine Applegate's "The One and Only Ivan" has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding book of 2012. John Klassen's "This Is Not My Hat" received the Randolph Caldecott Medal for outstanding illustration.

The Newbery and Caldecott awards are the top honors for children's literature. They were announced Monday by the American Library Association.

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