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Children's author Adam Gidwitz, a Park School grad, wins Newbery Honor

Children's author Adam Gidwitz, a Park School grad, wins Newbery Honor

Children's author and Park School of Baltimore graduate Adam Gidwitz picked up one of the highest awards in children's literature in the U.S. on Monday -- a Newbery Honor.

The former Baltimorean was honored for his fifth book, "The Inquisitor's Tale."

"There'd been a certain amount of talk about the book in connection with the Newberys," Gidwitz, 34, said Monday. "You try not to listen to it. But I didn't sleep very well last night. I got up at 6 a.m. and made blueberry-chocolate muffins either as a...

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