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10 Incorrect Ways to Spell ‘Newbery’

Newbery Misspellings

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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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  1. My question is: Why in the world is the renowned library in Chicago spelled Newberry and the award is spelled with only one r???

    • Only guessing here, but I think it’s because they are named after two completely different people, with differently spelled names.