03/21/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Newbery, Caldecott Award Winners Announced: Rebecca Stead, Jerry Pinkney Win Children's Book Prizes

With its complex structure, evocation of time travel and resonant 1970s New York setting, "When You Reach Me," a novel of mystery and friendship, won the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature on Monday.

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