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Juvenile Literature: Selected Resources

Newbery Medal Winners

Titles and call numbers

The Newbery Medal, established in 1922, is presented annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a Division of the American Library Association, for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published during the preceding year. The award is named for John Newbery (1713-1767), English bookseller and publisher of children's books. Additional information about the award is available at the Newbery Medal Home Page.

Transcripts of the winning author's Newbery Medal acceptance speech appear in each year's July/August issue of Horn Book Magazine; available in Academic Search Complete (EBSCO). Listed below are the Newbery Medal winning books available for loan in the Juvenile Collection, with their call numbers. These books are available for loan in the picture book or non-fiction section of the Juvenile Collection on 2 South.


1922   Van Loon, Hendrik. The Story of Mankind.   juv 900 .V261
1923   Lofting, Hugh. The Voyages of Dr. Doolittle.  juv L829v
1924   Hawes, Charles. The Dark Frigate.  juv J391d
1925   Finger, Charles. Tales from Silver Lands.   juv 398 .F497
1926   Chrisman, Arthur. Shen of the Sea.  juv .C554
1927   James, Will. Smoky.  juv .J29s
1928   Mukerji, Dhan. Gay-neck.   juv .M953g
1929   Kelly, Eric P. The Trumpeter of Krakow.   juv K29u 1928

1930   Field, Rachel. Hitty, Her First Hundred Years.  juv .F455i
1931   Coatsworth, Elizabeth. The Cat Who Went to Heaven.   juv C652c
1932   Armer, Laura. Waterless Mountain.  juv A728
1933   Lewis, Elizabeth. Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze.   juv L6735y
1934   Meigs, Cornelia. Invincible Louisa: the Story of the Author of Little Women.  juv 921 .A355
1935   Shannon, Monica. Dobry.  juv S528
1936   Brink, Carol Ryrie. Caddie Woodlawn.   juv B858c
1937   Sawyer, Ruth. Roller Skates.  juv S271r
1938   Seredy, Kate. The White Stag.   juv S483w
1939   Enright, Elizabeth. Thimble Summer.  juv E59t

1940   Daugherty, James. Daniel Boone.  juv 921 .B724d
1941   Sperry, Armstrong. Call It Courage.   juv 398 .S751
1942   Edmonds, Walter. The Matchlock Gun.  juv E24m
1943   Gray, Elizabeth Janet. Adam of the Road.   juv V785a
1944   Forbes, Esther. Johnny Tremain.   juv F692j
1945   Lawson, Robert. Rabbit Hill.   juv L425r
1946   Lenski, Lois. Strawberry Girl.   juv L573v
1947   Bailey, Carolyn S. Miss Hickory.   juv B1545b
1948   Du Bois, William Pene. The Twenty-one Balloons.  juv D816u
1949   Henry, Marguerite. King of the Wind.   juv H523k

1950   De Angeli, Marguerite. The Door in the Wall.  juv 822 .D2844
1951   Yates, Elizabeth. Amos Fortune, Free Man.  juv 921 .F745
1952   Estes, Eleanor. Ginger Pye.  juv E79g
1953   Clark, Ann Nolan. Secret of the Andes.   juv C592c
1954   Krumgold, Joseph. ...and Now Miguel.  juv K937a
1955   De Jong, Meindert. The Wheel on the School.   juv D327w
1956   Latham, Jean Lee. Carry on, Mr. Bowditch.   juv 921 .B785
1957   Sorensen, Virginia. Miracles on Maple Hill.  juv S713m
1958   Keith, Harold V. Rifles for Watie.   juv K28r
1959   Speare, Elizabeth G. The Witch of Blackbird Pond.  juv S741w

1960   Krumgold, Joseph. Onion John.  juv K937o
1961   O'Dell, Scott. Island of the Blue Dolphins.  juv O23i
1962   Speare, Elizabeth. The Bronze Bow.  juv S741b
1963   L'Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time.   juv L566w
1964   Neville, Emily C. It's Like This, Cat.  juv N523i
1965   Wojciechowska, Maia. Shadow of a Bull.  juv W8475s
1966   Trevino, Elizabeth Borton. I, Juan de Pareja.  juv T813i
1967   Hunt, Irene. Up a Road Slowly.  juv H941u
1968   Konigsburg, E. L. From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.  juv K815f
1969   Alexander, Lloyd. The High King.   juv A376h

1970   Armstrong, William H. Sounder.  juv A739s
1971   Byars, Betsy. The Summer of the Swans.   juv B9931s
1972   O'Brien, Robert C. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.  juv O138m
1973   George, Jean C. Julie of the Wolves.   juv G348j
1974   Fox, Paula. The Slave Dancer.  juv F793r
1975   Hamilton, Virginia. M.C. Higgins the Great.  juv H2218m
1976   Cooper, Susan. The Grey King.  juv C778g
1977   Taylor, Mildred. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.   juv T2445r
1978   Paterson, Katherine. Bridge to Terabithia.   juv P2965b
1979   Raskin, Ellen. The Westing Game.   juv R225u

1980   Blos, Joan W. A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32.  juv B656g
1981   Paterson, Katherine. Jacob Have I Loved.   juv P2965j
1982   Willard, Nancy. A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers.  juv 821 .W6942v 1982
1983   Voight, Cynthia. Dicey's Song.  juv V8913d
1984   Cleary, Beverly. Dear Mr. Henshaw.  juv C623d
1985   McKinley, Robin. The Hero and the Crown.  juv 1585h
1986   MacLachlan, Patricia. Sarah, Plain and Tall.  juv M1595s
1987   Fleischman, Sid. The Whipping Boy.  juv F5967w
1988   Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography.  juv 921 .L737fs
1989   Fleischman, Paul. Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices.  juv 821 .F5966j

1990   Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars.  juv L9217n
1991   Spinelli, Jerry. Maniac Magee: a Novel.  juv S7574m
1992   Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Shiloh.   juv N336s
1993   Rylant, Cynthia. Missing May.  juv R9943mi
1994   Lowry, Lois. The Giver.   juv L9217g
1995   Creech, Sharon. Walk Two Moons.   juv C9133w
1996   Cushman, Karen. The Midwife's Apprentice.  juv C9863m
1997   Konigsburg, E. L. The View from Saturday.   juv K815v
1998   Hesse, Karen. Out of the Dust.   juv H5873o
1999   Sachar, Louis. Holes.   juv S1198h

2000   Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bud, Not Buddy.   juv C9786b
2001   Peck, Richard. A Year down Yonder.   juv P3673y
2002   Park, Linda Sue. A Single Shard.   juv P2356s
2003   Avi. Crispin: the Cross of Lead.   juv A957cr
2004   DiCamillo, Kate. The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.  juv D5453t
2005   Kadohata, Cynthia. Kira-Kira.   juv K1165k
2006   Perkins, Lynne Rae. Criss Cross.  juv P4993c
2007   Patron, Susan. The Higher Power of Lucky.  juv P3145h
2008   Schliltz, Laura Amy. Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village.  juv S3445g
2009   Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book.  juv G1412g

2010   Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me.  juv S7992w
2011   Vanderpool, Clare. Moon Over Manifest.  juv V239m
2012   Gantos, Jack. Dead End in Norvelt. juv G2115d
2013   Applegate, Katherine. The One and Only Ivan.  juv A6483o
2014   DiCamillo, Kate. Flora & Ulysses: the Illuminated Adventuress.  juv D5453f
2015   Kwame, Alexander. The Crossover.  juv A374c
2016   de la Pena, Matt. Last Stop Market Street.  juv D3379k
2017  Barnhill, Kelly Regan. The Girl who Drank the Moon. 2 SOUTH Ref. Juvenile   B2623g