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Newbery Award Winners

Newbery Medal “The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”

Year Call Number Author / Illustrator Title
2017 JUV FIC Kelly Barnhill, author The Girl Who Drank the Moon
2016 JUV FIC Matt de la Peña, author Last Stop on Market Street
2015 JUV FIC Kwame Alexander, author The Crossover
2014 JUV FIC Kate DiCamillo, author Flora & Ulysses
2013 JUV FIC Katherine Applegate, author The One and Only Ivan
2012 Fic YA Gantos, Jack, author Dead End in Norvelt
2011 JUV Fic Vanderpool, Clare, author Moon Over Manifest
2010 Fic YA Stead, Rebecca, author When You Reach Me
2009 JUV FIC Fic YA Gaiman, Neil, author The Graveyard Book
2008 JUV FIC Laura Amy Schlitz Good Masters! Sweet : Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village
2007 JUV FIC Susan Patron The Higher Power of Lucky
2006 jFic Lynne Rae Perkins Criss Cross
2005 jFic Cynthia Kdohata Kira-Kira
2004 jFic Kate DiCamillo The Tale of Despereaux
2003 jFic Avi Crispin
2002 jFic Linda Sue Park A Single Shard
2001 jFic Richard Peck A Year Down Yonder
2000 jFic Christopher Paul Curtis Bud, Not Buddy
1999 jFic Louis Sacher Holes
1998 jFic Karen Hesse Out of the Dust
1997 jFic E. L. Konigsburg The View from Saturday
1996 jFic Karen Cushman The Midwife’s Apprentice
1995 jFic Sharon Creech Walk Two Moons
1994 jFic Lois Lowry The Giver
1993 jFic Cynthia Rylant Missing May
1992 jFic Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Shiloh
1991 jFic Jerry Spinelli Maniac Magee
1990 jFic Lois Lowry Number the Stars
1989 j 811 Paul Fleischman Joyful Noise
1988 j 921 Russell Freedman Lincoln
1987 jFic Sid Fleischman The Whipping Boy
1986 jFic Patricia MacLachlan Sarah, Plain and Tall
1985 jFic Robin McKinley The Hero and the Crown
1984 jFic Beverly Cleary Dear Mr. Henshaw
1983 j YA Cynthia Voigt Dicey’s Song
1982 j 811.5 Nancy Willard A Visit to William Blake’s Inn
1981 jFic Katherine Paterson Jacob Have I Loved
1980 jFic Joan W. Blos A Gathering of Days
1979 jFic Ellen Raskin The Westing Game
1978 jFic Katherine Paterson Bridge to Terabithia
1977 jFic Mildred D. Taylor Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
1976 jFic Susan Cooper The Grey King
1975 jFic Virginia Hamilton M. C. Higgins, the Great
1974 jFic Paula Fox The Slave Dancer
1973 jFic Jean Craighead George Julie of the Wolves
1972 jFic Robert C. O’Brien Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
1971 jFic Betsy Byers Summer of the Swans
1970 jFic William H. Armstrong Sounder
1969 jFic Lloyd Alexander The High King
1968 jFic E. L. Konigsburg From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweler
1967 jFic Irene Hunt Up a Road Slowly
1966 jFic Elizabeth Borton de Trevino I, Juan de Pareja
1965 jFic Maia Wojciechowska Shadow of a Bull
1964 jFic Emily Neville It’s Like This, Cat
1963 jFic Mdeleine L’Engle A Wrinkle in Time
1962 jFic Elizabeth George Speare The Bronze Bow
1961 jFic Scott O’Dell Island of the Blue Dolphins
1960 jFic Joseph Krumgold Onion John
1959 jFic Elizabeth George Speare The Witch of Blackbird Pond
1958 jFic Harold Keith Rifles for Watie
1957 jFic Virginia Sorenson Miracles on Maple Hill
1956 jFic Jean Lee Latham Carrry On, Mr. Bowditch
1955 jFic Meindert DeJong The Wheel on the School
1954 jFic Joseph Krumgold …And Now Miguel
1953 jFic Ann Nolan Clark Secret of the Andes
1952 jFic Eleanor Estes Ginger Pye
1951 j 921 Elizabet Yates Amos Fortune, Free Man
1950 jFic Marguerite de Angeli The Door in the Wall
1949 jFic Marguerite Henry King of the Wind
1948 jFic William Pene du Bois The Twenty-One Balloons
1947 jFic Carolyn Sherwin Bailey Miss Hickory
1946 jFic Lois Lenski Strawberry Girl
1945 jFic Robert Lawson Rabbit Hill
1944 j YA Esther Forbes Johnny Tremain
1943 jFic Elizabeth Janet Gray Adam of the Road
1942 jFic Walter Edmonds The Matchlock Gun
1941 jFic Armstrong Sperry Call It Courage
1940 j 921 James Daugherty Daniel Boone
1939 jFic Elizabeth Enright Thimble Summer
1938 jFic Kate Seredy The White Stag
1937 jFic Ruth Sawyer Roller Skates
1936 jFic Carol Ryrie Brink Caddie Woodlawn
1935 jFic Monica Shannon Dobry
1934 j 921 Cornelia Meigs Invincible Louisa
1933 jFic Elizabeth Lewis Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze
1932 jFic Laura Adams Armer Waterless Mountain
1931 jFic Elizabeth Coatsworth The Cat Who went to Heaven
1930 jFic Rachel Field Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
1929 jFic Eric P. Kelly The Trumpeter of Krakow
1928 jFic Dhan Gopal Mukerji Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
1927 jFic Will James Smoky, the Cowhorse
1926 jFic Arthur Bowie Chrisman Shen of the Sea
1925 j 398.2 Charles Finger Tales from Silver Lands
1924 jFic Charles Haws The Dark Frigate
1923 jFic Hugh Lofting The Voyages of Doctor Doolittle
1922 j 909 Hendrik Willem van Loon The Story of Mankind