Newbery Medal

The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the Outstanding American book for children. (Wikipedia, Newbery Medal)

Newbery Medal Winners

2010 – Rebecca Stead. When You Reach Me
2009 – Neil Gaiman. The Graveyard Book
2008 – Laura Amy Schlitz. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
2007 – Susan Patron. The Higher Power of Lucky
2006 – Lynne Rae Perkins. Criss Cross
2005 – Cynthia Kadohata. Kira-Kira
2004 – Kate DiCamillo. The Tale of Despereaux
2003 – Avi. Crispin: Cross of Lead.
2002 – Linda Sue Park. A Single Shard.
2001 – Richard Peck. A Year Down Yonder
2000 – Christopher Paul Curtis. Bud, Not Buddy.
1999 – Louis Sacher. Holes
1998 – Karen Hesse. Out of the Dust
1997 – E.L. Konigsburg. The View From Saturday
1996 – Karen Cushman. The Midwife’s Apprentice
1995 – Sharon Creech. Walk Two Moons
1994 – Lois Lowry. The Giver
1993 – Cynthia Rylant. Missing May
1992 – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. Shiloh
1991 – Jerry Spinelli. Maniac Magee
1990 – Lois Lowry. Number the Stars
1989 – Paul Fleischman. Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices
1988 – Russell Freedman.
Lincoln: A Photobiography
1987 – Sid Fleischman. The Whipping Boy
1986 – Patricia MacLachlan. Sarah, Plain and Tall
1985 – Robin McKinley. The Hero and the Crown
1984 – Beverly Cleary. Dear Mr. Henshaw
1983 – Cynthia Voigt. Dicey’s Song
1982 – Nancy Willard.
A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
1981 – Katherine Paterson. Jacob Have I Loved
1980 – Joan Blos. A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-32
1979 – Ellen Raskin. The Westing Game
1978 – Katherine Paterson. Bridge to Terabithia
1977 – Mildred D. Taylor. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
1976 – Susan Cooper. The Grey King
1975 – Virginia Hamilton. M.C. Higgins, the Great
1974 – Paula Fox. The Slave Dancer
1973 – Jean Craighead George. Julie of the Wolves
1972 – Robert C. O’Brien. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
1971 – Betsy Byars. The Summer of the Swans
1970 – William H. Armstrong. Sounder
1969 – Lloyd Alexander. The High King
1968 – E.L. Konigsburg. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
1967 – Irene Hunt. Up a Road Slowly
1966 – Elizabeth Borton de Treviño. I, Juan de Pareja
1965 – Maia Wojciechowska. Shadow of a Bull
1964 – Emily C. Neville. It’s Like This, Cat
1963 – Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time
1962 – Elizabeth George Speare. The Bronze Bow
1961 – Scott O’Dell. Island of the Blue Dolphins
1960 – John Krumgold. Onion John
1959 – Elizabeth George Speare. The Witch of Blackbird Pond
1958 – Harold V. Keith. Rifles for Watie
1957 – Virginia Sorensen. Miracles on Maple Hill
1956 – Jean Lee Latham. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
1955 – Meindert DeJong. The Wheel on the School
1954 – John Krumgold. … And Now Miguel
1953 – Ann Nolan Clark. Secret of the Andes
1952 – Eleanor Estes. Ginger Pye
1951 – Elizabeth Yates. Amos Fortune, Free Man
1950 – Marguerite de Angeli. The Door in the Wall
1949 – Marguerite Henry. King of the Wind
1948 – William Pène du Bois. The Twenty-One Balloons
1947 – Carolyn S. Bailey. Miss Hickory
1946 – Lois Lenski. Strawberry Girl
1945 – Robert Lawson. Rabbit Hill
1944 – Esther Forbes. Johnny Tremain
1943 – Elizabeth Janet Gray. Adam of the Road
1942 – Walter D. Edmonds. The Matchlock Gun
1941 – Armstrong Sperry. Call It Courage
1940 – James Daugherty. Daniel Boone
1939 – Elizabeth Enright. Thimble Summer
1938 – Kate Seredy. The White Stag
1937 – Ruth Sawyer. Roller Skates
1936 – Carol Ryrie Brink. Caddie Woodlawn
1935 – Monica Shannon. Dobry
1934 – Cornelia Meigs. Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women
1933 – Elizabeth Lewis. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze
1932 – Laura Adams Armer. Waterless Mountain
1931 – Elizabeth Coatsworth. The Cat Who Went to Heaven
1930 – Rachel Field. Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
1929 – Eric P Kelly. The Trumpeter of Krakow: A Tale of the Fifteenth Century
1928 – Dhan Mukerji. Gay-Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
1927 – Will James. Smoky, the Cow Horse
1926 – Arthur Chrisman. Shen of the Sea
1925 – Charles Finger. Tales from Silver Lands
1924 – Charles Hawes. The Dark Frigate
1923 – Hugh Lofting. The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle
1922 – Hendrik Van Loon. The Story of Mankind

Newbery Honor Winners


Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip Hoose
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kell
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick,
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle
Savvy by Ingrid Law
After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
Rules by Cynthia Lord
Whittington by Alan Armstrong, illustrated by S.D. Schindler
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Hudson Talbott
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights
by Russell Freedman
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt
Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes
An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 by Jim Murphy
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
A Corner of The Universe by Ann M. Martin
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan
Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath
Carver: A Life In Poems by Marilyn Nelson
Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
Getting Near to Baby by by Audrey Couloumbis
Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie dePaola
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli
A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer
Moorchild by Eloise McGraw
The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
Belle Prater’s Boy by Ruth White
What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Yolonda’s Genius by Carol Fenner
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
The Ear, the Eye and the Arm by Nancy Farmer
Crazy Lady by Jane Leslie ConlyDragon’s Gate by Laurence Yep
Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman
What Hearts by Bruce Brooks
The Dark-thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia McKissack
Somewhere in the Darkness by Walter Dean Myers
Nothing But The Truth: a Documentary Novel by Avi
The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane by Russell Freedman
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle
Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Fisher Staples
The Winter Room by Gary Paulsen
In The Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World by Virginia Hamilton
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers
After The Rain by Norma Fox Mazer
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
A Fine White Dust by Cynthia Rylant
On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer
Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens by Patricia Lauber
Commodore Perry In the Land of the Shogun by Rhoda Blumberg
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen
Like Jake and Me by Mavis Jukes
The Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks
One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
A Solitary Blue by Cynthia Voigt
Sugaring Time by Kathryn Lasky
The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain
The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley
Doctor DeSoto by William Steig
Graven Images by Paul Fleischman
Homesick: My Own Story by Jean Fritz
Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush by Virginia Hamilton
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944 by Aranka Siegal
The Fledgling by Jane Langton
A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L’Engle
The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl by David Kherdian
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
Ramona and Her Father by Beverly Cleary
Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey by Jamake Highwater
Abel’s Island by William Steig
A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond
The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis
Dragonwings by Laurence Yep
Figgs & Phantoms by Ellen Raskin
My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier & Christopher Collier
The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe by Bette Greene
The Dark Is Rising
by Susan Cooper
Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel
The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss
The Witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Incident At Hawk’s Hill by Allan W. Eckert
The Planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton
The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. LeGuin
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles
The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Knee Knock Rise by Natalie Babbitt
Enchantress From the Stars by Sylvia Louise Engdahl
Sing Down the Moon by Scott O’Dell
Our Eddie by Sulamith Ish-Kishor
The Many Ways of Seeing: An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art by Janet Gaylord Moore
Journey Outside by Mary Q. Steele
To Be a Slave by Julius Lester
When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth by E. L. Konigsburg
The Black Pearl by Scott O’Dell
The Fearsome Inn by Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell
Zlateh The Goat and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Jazz Man by Mary Hays Weik
The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander
The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell
The Noonday Friends by Mary Stolz
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
Rascal: A Memoir of a Better Era by Sterling North

The Loner by Ester Wier
Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland by Sorche Nic Leodhas, pseud. (Leclaire Alger)
Men of Athens by Olivia Coolidge
Frontier Living by Edwin Tunis
The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Belling The Tiger by Mary Stolz
America Moves Forward: A History for Peter by Gerald W. Johnson
Old Ramon by Jack Schaefer
The Cricket In Times Square by George Selden, pseud. (George Thompson)
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
America Is Born: A History for Peter by Gerald W. Johnson
The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall
The Family Under The Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson
Along Came A Dog by Meindert Dejong
Chucaro: Wild Pony of the Pampa by Francis Kalnay
The Perilous Road by William O. Steele
The Horsecatcher by Mari Sandoz
Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
The Great Wheel by Robert Lawson
Tom Paine, Freedom’s Apostle by Leo Gurko
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong
Mr. Justice Holmes by Clara Ingram Judson
The Corn Grows Ripe by Dorothy Rhoads
Black Fox of Lorne by Marguerite de Angeli
The Secret River by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
The Golden Name Day by Jennie Lindquist
Men, Microscopes, and Living Things by Katherine Shippen
Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
Banner In The Sky by James Ullman
All Alone by Claire Huchet Bishop
Shadrach by Meindert Dejong
Hurry Home, Candy by Meindert Dejong
Theodore Roosevelt, Fighting Patriot by Clara Ingram Judson
Magic Maize by Mary & Conrad Buff
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
Moccasin Trail by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Red Sails to Capri by Ann Weil
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh
Birthdays of Freedom, Vol. 1 by Genevieve Foster
Americans Before Columbus by Elizabeth Baity
Minn of the Mississippi by Holling C. Holling
The Defender by Nicholas Kalashnikoff
The Light at Tern Rock by Julia Sauer
The Apple and the Arrow by Mary & Conrad Buff
Better Known as Johnny Appleseed by Mabel Leigh Hunt
Gandhi, Fighter Without a Sword by Jeanette Eaton
Abraham Lincoln, Friend of the People by Clara Ingram Judson
The Story of Appleby Capple by Anne Parrish
Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill
The Blue Cat of Castle Town by Catherine Coblentz
Kildee House by Rutherford Montgomery
George Washington by Genevieve Foster
Song of The Pines: A Story of Norwegian Lumbering in Wisconsin by Walter & Marion Havighurst
Seabird by Holling C. Holling
Daughter of the Mountains by Louise Rankin
My Father’s Dragon by Ruth S. Gannett
Story of the Negro by Arna Bontemps
Pancakes-Paris by Claire Huchet Bishop
Li Lun, Lad of Courage by Carolyn Treffinger
The Quaint and Curious Quest of Johnny Longfoot
by Catherine Besterman
The Cow-Tail Switch, and Other West African Stories by Harold Courlander
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
Wonderful Year by Nancy Barnes
Big Tree by Mary & Conrad Buff
The Heavenly Tenants by William Maxwell
The Avion My Uncle Flew by Cyrus Fisher, pseud. (Darwin L. Teilhet)
The Hidden Treasure of Glaston by Eleanor Jewett
Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry
The Moved-Outers
by Florence Crannell Means
Bhimsa, the Dancing Bear by Christine Weston
New Found World by Katherine Shippen
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
The Silver Pencil by Alice Dalgliesh
Abraham Lincoln’s World by Genevieve Foster
Lone Journey: The Life of Roger Williams by Jeanetter Eaton
These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Fog Magic by Julia Sauer
Rufus M. by Eleanor Estes
Mountain Born by Elizabeth Yates
The Middle Moffat by Eleanor Estes
Have You Seen Tom Thumb? by Mabel Leigh Hunt
Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
George Washington’s World by Genevieve Foster
Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski
Down Ryton Water by Eva Roe Gaggin
Blue Willow by Doris Gates
Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Nansen by Anna Gertrude Hall
The Singing Tree by Kate Seredy
Runner of the Mountain Tops: The Life of Louis Agassiz by Mabel Robinson
By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Boy with a Pack by Stephen W. Meader
Nino by Valenti Angelo
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard & Florence Atwater
Hello the Boat! by Phyllis Crawford
Leader By Destiny: George Washington, Man and Patriot by Jeanette Eaton
Penn by Elizabeth Janet Gray
Pecos Bill by James Cloyd Bowman
Bright Island by Mabel Robinson
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Phebe Fairchild: Her Book by Lois Lenski
Whistler’s Van by Idwal Jones
The Golden Basket by Ludwig Bemelmans
Winterbound by Margery Bianco
The Codfish Musket by Agnes Hewes
Audubon by Constance Rourke
Honk, the Moose by Phil Stong
The Good Master by Kate Seredy
Young Walter Scott by Elizabeth Janet Gray
All Sail Set: A Romance of the Flying Cloud by Armstrong Sperry
Pageant of Chinese History by Elizabeth Seeger
Davy Crockett by Constance Rourke
Day On Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic by Hilda Von Stockum
The Forgotten Daughter by Caroline Snedeker
Swords of Steel by Elsie Singmaster
ABC Bunny by Wanda Gág
Winged Girl of Knossos by Erik Berry, pseud. (Allena Best)
New Land by Sarah Schmidt
Big Tree of Bunlahy: Stories of My Own Countryside by Padraic Colum
Glory of the Seas by Agnes Hewes
Apprentice of Florence by Ann Kyle
Swift Rivers by Cornelia Meigs
The Railroad To Freedom: A Story of the Civil War by Hildegarde Swift
Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandinavia by Nora Burglon
The Fairy Circus by Dorothy P. Lathrop
Calico Bush by Rachel Field
Boy of the South Seas by Eunice Tietjens
Out of the Flame by Eloise Lownsbery
Jane’s Island by Marjorie Allee
Truce of the Wolf and Other Tales of Old Italy by Mary Gould Davis
Floating Island by Anne Parrish
The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of A Pagan Princess by Alida Malkus
Queer Person by Ralph Hubbard
Mountains are Free by Julie Davis Adams
Spice and the Devil’s Cave by Agnes Hewes
Meggy MacIntosh by Elizabeth Janet Gray
Garram the Hunter: A Boy of the Hill Tribes by Herbert Best
Ood-Le-Uk the Wanderer by Alice Lide & Margaret Johansen
A Daughter of the Seine: The Life of Madame Roland by Jeanette Eaton
Pran of Albania by Elizabeth Miller
Jumping-Off Place
by Marion Hurd McNeely
The Tangle-Coated Horse and Other Tales by Ella Young
Vaino by Julia Davis Adams
Little Blacknose by Hildegarde Swift
Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo by John Bennett
Millions of Cats by Wanda Gág
The Boy Who Was by Grace Hallock
Clearing Weather by Cornelia Meigs
Runaway Papoose by Grace Moon
Tod of the Fens by Elinor Whitney
The Wonder Smith and His Son by Ella Young
Downright Dencey by Caroline Snedeker
The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery by Padraic Colum
Nicholas: A Manhattan Christmas Story by Annie Carroll Moore
The Dream Coach by Anne Parrish
The Great Quest by Charles Hawes
Cedric the Forester by Bernard Marshall
The Old Tobacco Shop: A True Account of What Befell a Little Boy in Search of Adventure by William Bowen
The Golden Fleece and The Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum
The Windy Hill
by Cornelia Meigs

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