Reading Guides: Newbery Winners (Children's Books)

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Newbery Award Winners

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Newbery Medal The Newbery Medal 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 American children's book published the previous year. The Lawrence W. Tyree Library has the following winners available to check out. Books are found in the Youth Collection on the second floor.


2010s

2017The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill --- PZ7.B26663 Gi 2016

2016Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña --- PZ7.P3725 Las 2015

2015 – The Crossover by Kwame Alexander --- PZ7.5.A44 Cr 2014

2014 – Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo --- PZ7.D5455 Fl 2013

2013 – The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate --- PZ7.A6483 On 2012

2012 – Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos --- PZ7.G15334 Dd 2011

2011 – Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool --- PZ7.P28393 Mo 2010

2010 – When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead --- PZ7.S80857 Wh 2009


2000s

2009 – The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman; illustrated by Dave McKean --- PZ7.G1273 Gr 2008

2008 – Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz --- JUV PS3619.C43 C55 2007

2007 – The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron; illustrated by Matt Phelan --- PZ7.P27565 Hig 2006

2006 – Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins --- PZ7.P4313 Cr 2005

2005 – Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata --- PZ7.K1166 Ki 2004

2004 – The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo --- PZ8.D525 Tal 2003

2003 – Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi --- PZ7.A953 Cr 2002

2002 – A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park --- PZ7.P22115 Si 2001

2001 – A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck --- PZ7.P338 Yh 2000

2000 – Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis --- PZ7.C94137 Bu 1999


1990s

1999 – Holes by Louis Sachar --- PZ7.S1185 Ho 1998

1998 – Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse --- PZ7.H4364 Ou 1997

1997 – The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg --- PZ7.K8352 Vi 1996

1996 – The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman --- PZ7.C962 Mi 1995

1995 – Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech --- PZ7.C8615 Wal 1994

1994 – The Giver by Lois Lowry --- PZ7.L9673 Gi 1993 [also an audiobook]

1993 – Missing May by Cynthia Rylant --- PZ7.R982 Mj 1992

1992 – Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor --- PZ7.N24 Sg 1991

1991 – Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli --- PZ7.S75663 Man 1990

1990 – Number the Stars by Lois Lowry --- PZ7.L9673 Nu 1998


1980s

1989 – Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman --- JUV PS3556.L42268 J69 1988

1988 – Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman --- E457.905 .F73 1987 (3rd floor)

1987 – The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman --- PZ7.F5992 Wh 1987

1986 – Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan --- PZ7.M2225 Sar 1985

1985 – The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley --- PZ7.M1988 He 1984

1984 – Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary --- PZ7.C5792 De 1983

1983 – Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt --- PZ7.V874 Di 1982

1982 – A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard --- JUV PS3573.I444 V5 1981

1981 – Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson --- PZ7.P273 Jac 1980

1980 – A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32 by Joan W. Blos --- PZ7.B6237 Gat


1970s

1979 – The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin --- PZ7.R1817 We 1978

1978 – Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson --- PZ7.P273 Br 1977

1977 – Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor --- PZ7.T21723 Ro

1976 – The Grey King by Susan Cooper --- PZ7.C7878 Gt

1975 – M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton --- PZ7.H1828 Mac

1974 – The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox --- PZ7.F838 Sl

1973 – Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George --- PZ7.G2933 Ju

1972 – Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien --- PZ10.3.O19 Mi [also an audiobook]

1971 – Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars --- PZ7.B98396 Su

1970 – Sounder by William H. Armstrong --- PZ7.A73394 So [also an audiobook]


1960s

1969 – The High King by Lloyd Alexander --- PZ7.A3774 Hi

1968 – From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg --- PZ7.K8352 Fr

1967 – Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt --- PZ7.H9156 Up 1993

1966 – I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño --- PZ7.T7327 I

1965 – Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska --- PZ7.W8182 Sh 1964

1964 – It's Like This, Cat by Emily Neville --- PZ7.N462 It

1963 – A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle --- PZ7.L5385 Wr [also an audiobook]

1962 – The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare --- PZ7.S7376 Br 1989

1961 – Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell --- PZ7.O237 Is 1978

1960 – Onion John by Joseph Krumgold --- PZ7.K946 On


1950s

1959 – The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Spears --- PZ7.S7376 Wi 1993

1958 – Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith --- PZ7.K255 Ri

1957 – Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen --- PZ7.S72 Mi 1990

1956 – Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham --- PZ7.L348 Car 1983

1955 – The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong --- PZ7.D3675 Wg

1954 – ...And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold --- PZ7.K946 An

1953 – Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark --- PZ7.C5296 Se 1980

1952 – Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes --- PZ7.E749 Gi 2000

1951 – Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates --- JUV E185.97.F73 Y3

1950 – The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli --- PZ7 .D35 Do 1989


1940s

1949 – King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry --- PZ10.3.H43 Ki 1976

1948 – The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois --- PZ7.D8527 Tw 2005

1947 – Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey --- PZ8.9.B16 Mi

1946 – Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski --- PZ7.L54 St 1973

1945 – Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson --- PZ10.3.L39 Rab

1944 – Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes --- PZ7.F749 Jo 1993

1943 – Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray --- PZ7.V746 Ad

1942 – The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds --- PZ7.E247 Mat 1989

1941 – Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry --- PZ8.1.S75 Cal 1968

1940 – Daniel Boone by James Daugherty


1930s

1939 – Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright --- PZ7.E724 Th 1966

1938 – The White Stag by Kate Seredy --- PZ8.1.S457 Wh 1979

1937 – Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer --- PZ7.S269 Ro 1986

1936 – Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink --- PZ7.B78 Cad5

1935 – Dobry by Monica Shannon --- PZ7.S529 Do 1993

1934 – Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs --- JUV PS1018 .M4 1995

1933 – Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Lewis --- PZ7.L5849 Yo5

1932 – Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer --- PZ7.A715 Wat 2014

1931 – The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth --- PZ7.C6294 Cau 1990

1930 – Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field --- PZ8.9.F442 Hi 1957


1920s

1929 – The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly --- PZ7.K294 Ts4

1928 – Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji --- JUV QL795.B57 M8 1968

1927 – Smoky, the Cow Horse by Will James --- PZ10.3.J275 Sm 1993

1926 – Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman --- PZ7.C45 Sh4

1925 – Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger

1924 – The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes --- PZ7.H312 Da18 1971

1923 – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting --- PZ7.L827 Vo 1988

1922 – The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon --- JUV D21 .V3 1972 & eBook

Last Updated: January 2017

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