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Newbery Award

Newbery Medal Award Winners

The Newbery Medal, named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery, is awarded annually by the American Library Association. It is given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children in the previous year.

For a list including Newbery Honor books, click on this link.

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Year

Title

Author

Call Number

2013 The One and Only Ivan Katherine Applegate Juv PZ7.A6483 On 2012
2012 Dead End in Norvelt   Jack Gantos Juv PZ7.G15334 Dd 2011
2011 Moon over Manifest   Clare Vanderpool Juv PZ7.V28393 Mo 2010
2010 When You Reach Me   Rebecca Stead Juv PZ7.S80857 Wh 2009
2009 The Graveyard Book   Neil Gaiman Juv PZ7.G1273 Gr 2008
2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village   Laura Amy Schlitz Juv PS3619.C43 C55 2007
2007 The Higher Power of Lucky   Susan Patron Juv PZ7.P27565 Hig 2006
2006 Criss Cross   Lynne Rae Perkins Juv PZ7.P4313 Cr 2005
2005 Kira-Kira  Cynthia Kadohata Juv PZ7.K1166 Ki 2004
2004 The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread   Kate DiCamillo Juv PZ8.D525 Tal 2003
2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead   Avi Juv PZ7.A953 Cr 2002
2002 A Single Shard   Linda Sue Park Juv PZ7.P22115 Si 2001
2001 A Year Down Yonder    Richard Peck Juv PZ7.P338 Yh 2000
2000 Bud, Not Buddy   Christopher Paul Curtis Juv PZ7.C94137 Bu 1999
1999 Holes   Louis Sachar Juv PZ7.S1185 Ho 1998
1998 Out of the Dust   Karen Hesse Juv PZ7.H4364Ou 1997
1997 The View from Saturday   E.L. Konigsburg Juv PZ7.K8352Vi 1996
1996 The Midwife's Apprentice   Karen Cushman Juv PZ7.C962Mi-1995
1995 Walk Two Moons   Sharon Creech Juv PZ7.C8615Wal 1994
1994 The Giver   Lois Lowry Juv PZ7.L9673 Gi 2002
1993 Missing May   Cynthia Rylant Juv PZ7.R982 Mj 1992
1992 Shiloh   Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Juv PZ7.N24Sg-1991
1991 Maniac Magee   Jerry Spinelli Juv PZ7.S75663 Man 1990
1990 Number the Stars   Lois Lowry Juv PZ7.L9673Nu-1989
1989 Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices   Paul Fleischman Juv PS3556.L42268J69-1988
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography   Russell Freedman Juv E457.905 .F73 1987
1987 The Whipping Boy   Sid Fleischman Juv PZ7.F5992 Wh 1986
1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall   Patricia MacLachlan Juv PZ7.M2225 Sar 1985
1985 The Hero and the Crown   Robin McKinley Juv PZ7.M1988He-1985
1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw   Beverly Cleary Juv PZ7.C5792De-1983
1983 Dicey's Song   Cynthia Voigt Juv PZ7.V874Di-1982
1982 A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers   Nancy Willard Juv PS3573.I444 V5 1981
1981 Jacob Have I Loved   Katherine Paterson Juv PZ7.P273Jac-1980
1980 A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832   Joan W. Blos Juv PZ7.B6237Gat
1979 The Westing Game   Ellen Raskin Juv PZ7.R1817 We 1997
1978 Bridge to Terabithia   Katherine Paterson Juv PZ7.P273 Br
1977 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry   Mildred D. Taylor Juv PZ7.T21723Ro
1976 The Grey King   Susan Cooper Juv PZ7.C7878Gt
1975 M. C. Higgins, the Great   Virginia Hamilton Juv PZ7.H1828 Mac 1999b
1974 The Slave Dancer   Paula Fox Juv PZ7.F838Sl
1973 Julie of the Wolves   Jean Craighead George Juv PZ7.G2933Ju
1972 Mrs. Fris and the Rats of NIMH   Robert C. O'Brien Juv PZ10.3.O19Mi
1971 Summer of the Swans   Betsy Byars Juv PZ7.B98396Su
1970 Sounder   William H. Armstrong Juv PZ7.A73394So
1969 The High King   Lloyd Alexander Juv PZ7.A3774 Hi 1999
1968 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler   E. L. Konigsburg Juv PZ7.K8352Fr
1967 Up a Road Slowly   Irene Hunt Juv PZ7.H9156Up
1966 I, Juan de Pareja   Elizabeth Borton de Trevino Juv PZ7.T7327I 2000
1965 Shadow of a Bull   Maia Wojciechowska Juv PZ7.W8182 Sh 1964
1964 It's Like This, Cat   Emily Neville Juv PZ7.N462It
1963 A Wrinkle in Time   Madeleine L'Engle Juv PZ7.L5385Wr 2007
1962 The Bronze Bow   Elizabeth George Speare Juv PZ7.S7376Br
1961 Island of the Blue Dolphins   Scott O'Dell Juv PZ7.O237Is 1960
1960 Onion John   Joseph Krumgold Juv PZ7.K946On
1959 The Witch of Blackbird Pond   Elizabeth George Speare Juv PZ7.S7376Wi
1958 Rifles for Watie   Harold Keith Juv PZ7.K255Ri
1957 Miracles on Maple Hill   Virginia Sorensen Juv PZ7.S72Mi
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch   Jean Lee Latham Juv PZ7.L348Car 1983
1955 The Wheel on the School   Meindert DeJong not available
1954 ...And Now Miguel   Joseph Krumgold Juv PZ7.K946An
1953 Secret of the Andes   Ann Nolan Clark Juv PZ7.C5296Se
1952 Ginger Pye   Eleanor Estes Juv PZ7.E749Gi
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man   Elizabeth Yates Juv E185.97.F73Y3
1950 The Door in the Wall   Marguerite de Angeli Juv PZ7.D35Do
1949 King of the Wind   Marguerite Henry Juv PZ10.3.H43Ki
1948 The Twenty-One Balloons   William Pène du Bois Juv PZ7.D8527Tw
1947 Miss Hickory   Carolyn Sherwin Bailey Juv PZ8.9.B16Mi
1946 Strawberry Girl   Lois Lenski Juv PZ7.L54St
1945 Rabbit Hill   Robert Lawson Juv PZ10.3.L39Rab
1944 Johnny Tremain   Esther Forbes Juv PZ7.F749Jo 1971
1943 Adam of the Road   Elizabeth Janet Gray Juv PZ7.V746Ad
1942 The Matchlock Gun   Walter Edmonds Juv PZ7.E247 Mat 1941
1941 Call It Courage   Armstrong Sperry Juv PZ8.1.S75Cal
1940 Daniel Boone   James Daugherty Juv F454.B733
1939 Thimble Summer   Elizabeth Enright Juv PZ7.E724Th
1938 The White Stag   Kate Seredy Juv PZ8.1.S457Wh
1937 Roller Skates   Ruth Sawyer Juv PZ7.S269Rol
1936 Caddie Woodlawn   Carol Ryrie Brink Juv PZ7.B78Cad
1935 Dobry   Monica Shannon not available
1934 Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women  Cornelia Meigs Juv PS1018.M4 1968
1933 Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze   Elizabeth Lewis Juv PZ7.L5849YO5-1960
1932 Waterless Mountain   Laura Adams Armer Juv PZ7.A715Wat-1959
1931 The Cat Who Went to Heaven   Elizabeth Coatsworth Juv PZ10.3.C629Cat
1930 Hitty, Her First Hundred Years   Rachel Field Juv PS3511.I25H5-1929
1929 The Trumpeter of Krakow   Eric P. Kelly Juv PZ7.K294Tr 1966b
1928 Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon   Dhan Gopal Mukerji Juv PZ10.3.M85Gay
1927 Smoky, the Cowhorse   Will James Juv PZ7 .J36 Smo 1957
1926 Shen of the Sea   Arthur Bowie Chrisman Juv PZ7.C45 Sh4 1953
1925 Tales from Silver Lands   Charles Finger Juv PZ8.F494Ta
1924 The Dark Frigate   Charles Hawes Juv PZ7.H38
1923 The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle   Hugh Lofting Juv PZ7.L826115 Vo 1998
1922 The Story of Mankind   Hendrik Willem van Loon D21 (Online)