NPR logo

'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/99898901/99898883" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

Books

'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

'The Graveyard Book' Wins Newbery Medal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/99898901/99898883" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

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.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.