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Award-Winning Children's Books

Newbery Medal

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.

Lycoming call number Year AUTHOR. Title
D 21 .V3 1936 1922 VAN LOON, HENDRIK WILLEM.  The story of mankind.
Juv. PZ 7 .L827 V69 1923 LOFTING, HUGH.  The voyages of Dr. Dolittle.
Juv. PZ 8 .H312 D3 1934 1924 HAWES, CHARLES B.  The dark frigate.
Juv. PZ 8 .R494 T28 1925 FINGER, CHARLES.  Tales from silver lands.
Juv. PZ 7 .C45 S45 1968 1926 CHRISMAN, ARTHUR BOWIE.  Shen of the sea.
QL 795 .H7 J3 1926 1927 JAMES, WILL.  Smoky, the cowhorse.
Juv. QL 795 .B57 M8 1968 1928 MUKERJI, DHAN GOPAL.  Gay-neck.
PS 3521 .D423 T7 1929 KELLY, ERIC P.  The trumpeter of Krakow.
Juv. PS 3511 .I25 H5 1957 1930 FIELD, RACHEL.  Hitty.
Juv. PZ 10.3 .C629 C31 1931 COATSWORTH, ELIZABETH.  The cat who went to heaven.
Juv. PZ 7 .A715 W3 1931 1932 ARMER, LAURA ADAMS.  Waterless mountain.
  1933 LEWIS, ELIZABETH FOREMAN.  Young Fu of the upper Yangtze.
Juv. PS 1018 .M4 1968 1934 MEIGS, CORNELIA.  Invincible Louisa.
  1935 SHANNON, MONICA.  Dobry.
Juv. PZ 7 .B78 C28 1936 BRINK, CAROL RYRIE.  Caddie Woodlawn.
Juv. PZ 7 .S269 R6 1986 1937 SAWYER, RUTH.  Roller skates.
Juv. PZ 8.1 .S457 W49 1938 SEREDY, KATE.  The white stag.
Juv. PZ 7 .E724 T48 1939 ENRIGHT, ELIZABETH.  Thimble summer.
  1940 DAUGHERTY, JAMES.  Daniel Boone.
Juv. PZ 8.1 .S75 C28 1941 SPERRY, ARMSTRONG. Call it courage.
Juv. PZ 9 .E515 M32 1942 EDMONDS, WALTER D.  The matchlock gun.
Juv. PZ 7 .V746 A3 1943 VINING, ELIZABETH GRAY.  Adam of the road.
Juv. PZ 7 .F749 J58 1944 FORBES, ESTHER.  Johnny Tremain.
Juv. PZ 10.3 .L39 R28 1945 LAWSON, ROBERT.  Rabbit hill.
Juv. PZ 7 .L54 S78 1946 LENSKI, LOIS.  Strawberry girl.
Juv. PZ 8.9 .B16 M52 1947 BAILEY, CAROLYN SHERWIN.  Miss Hickory.
Juv. PZ 7 .D8527 T85 1948 DU BOIS, WILLIAM PENE.  The Twenty-one balloons.
Juv. PZ 10.3 .H43 K5 1949 HENRY, MARGUERITE.  King of the wind.
Juv. PZ 7 .D35 D58 1950 DE ANGELI, MARGUERITE.  The door in the wall.
Juv. E 185.97 .F73 Y3 1951 YATES, ELIZABETH.  Amos Fortune, free man.
Juv. PZ 7 .E749 G5 1952 ESTES, ELEANOR.  Ginger Pye.
Juv. PZ 7 .C5296 S4 1953 CLARK, ANN NOLAN.  Secret of the Andes.
Juv. PZ 7 .K946 A58 1954 KRUMGOLD, JOSEPH.  And now Miguel.
Juv. PZ 7 .D3675 W48 1955 DE JONG, MEINDERT.  The wheel on the school.
Juv. PZ 7 .L348 C3 1956 LATHAM, JEAN LEE.  Carry on, Mr. Bowditch.
Juv. PZ 7 .S72 M54 1957 SORENSEN, VIRGINIA.  Miracles on Maple Hill.
Juv. PZ 7 .K255 R46 1958 KEITH, HAROLD.  Rifles for Watie.
Juv. PZ 7 .S7376 W56 1959 SPEARE, ELIZABETH GEORGE. The witch of Blackbird Pond.
Juv. PZ 7 .K946 O55 1960 KRUMGOLD, JOSEPH.  Onion John.
Juv. PZ 7 .O237 I8 1978 1961 O'DELL, SCOTT.  Island of the blue dolphins.
Juv. PZ 7 .S7376 B73 1962 SPEARE, ELIZABETH GEORGE.  The bronze bow.
  1963 L'ENGLE, MADELEINE.  A wrinkle in time.
Juv. PZ 7 .N462 I87 1964 NEVILLE, EMILY.  It's like this, cat.
Juv. PZ 7 .W8182 S44 1965 WOJCIECHOWSKA, MAIA.  Shadow of a bull.
Juv. PZ 7 .T7327 I12 1966 TREVINO, ELIZABETH BORTON.  I, Juan de Pareja.
Juv. PZ 7 .H9156 U6 1967 HUNT, IRENE.  Up a road slowly.
Juv. PZ 7 .K8352 F72 1968 KONIGSBURG, ELAINE.  From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.
Juv. PZ 7 .A3774 H48 1969 ALEXANDER, LLOYD.  The high king.
Juv. PZ 7 .A73394 S62 1970 ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM.  Sounder.
Juv. PZ 7 .B98396 S82 1971 BYARS, BETSY.  Summer of the swans.
Juv. PZ 10.3 .O19 M5 1972 O'BRIEN, ROBERT C.  Mrs. Frisby and the rats of NIMH.
Juv. PZ 7 .G2933 J8 1973 GEORGE, JEAN.  Julie of the wolves.
Juv. PZ 7 .F838 S4 1974 FOX, PAULA.  The slave dancer.
Juv. PZ 7 .H1828 M3 1974 1975 HAMILTON, VIRGINIA.  M.C. Higgins, the great.
Juv. PZ 7 .C7878 G7 1976 COOPER, SUSAN.  The grey king.
Juv. PZ 7 .T21723 R6 1978 1977 TAYLOR, MILDRED.  Roll of thunder, hear my cry.
Juv. PZ 7 .P273 B7 1978 PATERSON, KATHERINE.  The bridge to Terabithia.
Juv. PZ 7 .R18171 W4 1978 1979 RASKIN, ELLEN.  The Westing game.
Juv. PZ 7 .B6237 G3 1980 BLOS, JOAN.  A gathering of days.
Juv. PZ 7 .P273 J3 1980 1981 PATERSON, KATHERINE.  Jacob have I loved.
Juv. PS 3573 .I444 V5 1982 WILLARD, NANCY.  A visit to William Blake's Inn.
Juv. PZ 7 .V874 D5 1982 1983 VOIGT, CYNTHIA.  Dicey's song.
Juv. PZ 7 .C5792 D4 1983 1984 CLEARY, BEVERLY.  Dear Mr. Henshaw.
Juv. PZ 7 .M1988 H4 1984 1985 McKINLEY, ROBIN.  The hero and the crown.
Juv. PZ 7.M2225 S3 1985  1986 MACLACHLAN, PATRICIA.  Sarah, plain and tall.
Juv. PZ 7 .F5992 W45 1986 1987 FLEISCHMAN, SID.  The whipping boy.
Juv. E 457.905 .F73 1987 1988 FREEDMAN, RUSSELL.  Lincoln, a photobiography.
Juv. PS 3556 .L42268 J69 1988 1989 FLEISCHMAN, PAUL.  Joyful noise.
Juv. PZ 7 .L9673 N8 1989 1990 LOWRY, LOIS.  Number the stars.
Juv. PZ 7 .S75663 M3 1990 1991 SPINELLI, JERRY.  Maniac Magee.
Juv. PZ 7 .N24 S25 1991 1992 NAYLOR, PHYLLIS REYNOLDS.  Shiloh.
Juv. PZ 7 .R982 M55 1992 1993 RYLANT, CYNTHIA.  Missing May.
Juv. PZ 7 .L9673 G5 1993 1994 LOWRY, LOIS.  The giver.
  1995 CREECH, SHARON.  Walk two moons.
Juv. PZ 7 .C962 M5 1995 1996 CUSHMAN, KAREN.  The midwife’s apprentice.
Juv. PZ 7 .K8352 V5 1996 1997 KONIGSBURG, E.L.  The view from Saturday.
  1998 HESSE, KAREN.  Out of the dust.
  1999 SACHAR, LOUIS. Holes.
Juv. PZ 7.C94137 B9 1999   2000 CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER PAUL. Bud, not Buddy
  2001 PECK, RICHARD. A year down yonder.
Juv. PZ 7 .P22115 S5 2001 2002 PARK, LINDA SUE. A single shard.
Juv. PZ 7 .A953 C7 2002 2003 AVI. Crispin : the cross of lead.
Juv. PZ 8 .D525 T3 2003 2004 DICAMILLO, KATE.  The tale of Despereaux.
Juv. PZ 7 .K1166 K5 2004 2005 KADOHATA, CYNTHIA.  Kira-Kira.
Juv. PZ 7 .P4313 C7 2005 2006 PERKINS, LYNNE RAE.  Criss cross.
Juv. PZ 7 .P27565 H5 2006 2007 PATRON, SUSAN.  The higher power of Lucky.
Juv. PS 3619.C43 C55 2005  2008 SCHLITZ, LAURA AMY.  Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! : voices from a medieval village.
Juv. PZ 7.G1273 G7 2008 2009 GAIMAN, NEIL.  The graveyard book.
Juv. PZ 7.S80857 W49 2009 2010 STEAD, REBECCA.  When you reach me.
Juv. PZ 7.P28393 M57 2010 2011 VANDERPOOL, CLARE.  Moon over Manifest.
Juv. PZ 7.G15334 D38 2011 2012 GANTOS, JACK. Dead end in Norvelt.
Juv. PZ 7.A6483 O5 2012 2013 APPLEGATE. KATHERINE.  The one and only Ivan.
Juv. PZ 7.D5455 F5 2013 2014 DICAMILLO, KATE.  Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures.
Juv. PZ 7.5.A44 C7 2014 2015 ALEXANDER, KWAME.  The crossover.
Juv. PZ 7.P3725 L3 2015 2016 DE LA PEÑA, MATT.  Last stop on Market Street.
Juv. PZ 7.B26663 G5 2016 2017 BARNHILL, KELLY. The girl who drank the moon.
Juv. PZ 7.1.K45 H4 2017 2018 KELLY, ERIN ENTRADA. Hello universe.
Juv. PS 3613.E338 M37 2018 2019 MEDINA, MEG. Merci Suárez changes gears 
Juv. PZ7.7.C734 N4 2019 2020 CRAFT, JERRY. New kid.
Juv. PS3608.I3758 L37 2021 2021 HIGUERA, DONNA BARBA. The Last Cuentista.