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'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

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'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

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'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

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The American Library Association has given the prestigious Newbery Medal for children's literature to Neil Gaiman for his novel The Graveyard Book. It's the story of a boy raised by the ghostly inhabitants of a cemetery.

Euan Kerr reports for Minnesota Public Radio.