The John Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal is presented annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for children published in the preceding year.

2014 Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures. DiCamillo, Kate. Candlewick Press.
2013 The One and Only Ivan. Applegate, Karen. HarperCollins.
2012 Dead End in Norvelt. Gantos, Jack.Farrar Straus Giroux
2011 Moon Over Manifest . Vanderpool, Clare. Delacorte Press
2010 When You Reach Me. Rebecca Stead. Random House.
2009 The Graveyard Book. Neil Gaiman. Harper Collins.
2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village. Laura Amy Schlitz. Candlewick.
2007 The Higher Power of Lucky. Susan Patron. Illus.. Phelan, Matt. Simon & Schuster/Richard Jackson.
2006 Criss Cross. Lynne Rae Perkins. Greenwillow.
2005 Kira-Kira. Cynthia Kadohata. Athenum Books for Young Readers.
2004 The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread. Kate DiCamillo. Candlewick Press.
2003 Crispin: the Cross of Lead. Avi. Pub. Hyperion Books for Children.
2002 A Single Shard. Park Linda Sue. Pub. Clarion Books
2001 A Year Down Yonder. Peck, Richard. Pub. Dial Books for Young Readers.
2000 Bud, Not Buddy. Curits, Christopher Paul. Pub. Delacorte.
1999 Holes. Sachar, Louis. Pub. Farrar Straus Giroux.
1998 Out of the Dust. Hesse, Karen. Pub. Scholastic Press.
1997 The View from Saturday. Konigsburg, E. L. Pub. Jean Karl/Atheneum
1996 Midwife's Apprentice. Crushman, Karen. Pub. Clarion.
1995 Walk Two Moons. Creech, Sharon. Pub. HarperCollins.
1994 The Giver. Lowry, Lois. Pub. Houghton Mifflin.
1993 Missing May. Rylant, Cynthia. Pub. Dell.
1992 Shiloh. Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Pub. Dell.
1991 Maniac Magee. Spinelli, Jerri. Pub. HarperCollins.
1990 Number the Stars. Lowry, Lois. Pub. Dell.
1989 Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices. Fleischman, Paul. Illus. Beddows, Eric. Pub. HarperCollins.
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography. Freedman, Russell. Pub. Houghton Mifflin.
1987 Whipping Boy. Fleischman, Sid. Illus. Sis, Peter. Pub. Troll Associates.
1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall. MacLachlan, Patricia. Illus. Sewall, Marcia. Pub. HarperCollins.
1985 Hero and the Crown. McKinley, Robin. Pub. Ace Books.
1984 Dear Mr Henshaw. Cleary, Beverly. Illus. Zelinsky, Paul O. Pub. Dell.
1983 Dicey's Song. Voigt, Cynthia. Illus Shefeik, James. Pub. Ballantine Books.
1982 A Visit to William Blake's Inn. Willard, Nancy. Illus. Provensen, Alice & Martin. Pub. Harcourt brace.
1981 Jacob Have I Loved. Paterson, Katherine. Pub. HarperCollins.
1980 A Gathering of Days. Blos, Joan. Pub. Atheneum.
1979 The Westing Game. Raskin, Ellen. Pub. Puffin Books.
1978 Bridge To Terabithia. Paterson, Katherine. Pub. HarperCollins.
1977 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Taylor, Mildred D. Pub. Puffin Books.
1976 The Grey King. Cooper, Susan. Pub. Macmillan.
1975 MC Higgins, The Great. Hamilton, Virginia. Pub. Macmillan.
1974 The Slave Dancer. Fox, Paula. Illus. Keith, Eros. Pub. Dell.
1973 Julie of the Wolves. George, Jean Craighead. Illus. Schoenherr, John. Pub. HarperCollins.
1972 Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. O'brien, Robert C. Illus. Bernstein, Zena. Pub. Macmillan.
1971 The Summer of the Swans. Byars, Betsy. Illus. CoConis, Ted. Pub Puffin Books.
1970 Sounder. Armstrong, William H. Illus. Barkley, James. Pub. HarperCollins.
1969 The High King. Alexander, Lloyd. Illus. Ness, Evaline. Pub. Dell.
1968 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by Konigsburg, EL. Pub. Macmillan.
1967 Up a Road Slowly. Hunt, Irene. Pub Berkley Books.
1966 I, Juan de Pareja. Trevino, Elizabeth Borton de. Pub. Farrar, Straus, Giroux.
1965 Shadow of a Bull. Wojciechowska, Maia. Illus. Smith, Alvin. Pub. Macmillan.
1964 It's Like This Cat. Neville, Emily. Illus. Weiss, Emil. Pub. HarperCollins.
1963 A Wrinkle in Time. L'Engle, Madeleine. Pub. Dell.
1962 The bronze Bow. Speare, Elizabeth George. Pub. Houghton Mifflin.
1961 Island of the Blue Dolphins. O'Dell, Scott. Pub. Dell.
1960 Onion John. Krumgold, Joseph. Illus. Shimin, Symeon. Pub. HarperCollins.
1959 The Witch of Blackbird Pond. Speare, Elizabeth George. Pub. Dell.
1958 Rifles for Watie. Keith, Harold. Pub. HarperCollins.
1957 Miracles on Maple Hill. Sorenson, Virginia. Illus. Krush, Beth, & Joe. Pub. Harcourt brace.
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch. Latham, Jean Lee. Illus. Cosgrave II, John O' Hara. Pub. Houghton Mifflin.
1955 The Wheel on the School. De Jong, Meindert. Illus. Sendak, Maurice. Pub.HarperCollins.
1954 And Now Miguel. Krumgold, Joseph. Illus. Charlot, Jean. Pub. HarperCollins.
1953 Secret of the Andes. Clark, Ann Nolan. Illus. Charlot, Jean. Pub. Puffin Books.
1952 Ginger Pye. Estes, Elanor. Pub. Harcourt brace.
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man. Yates, Elizabeth. Illus. Unvin, Nora S. Pub. Puffin Books.
1950 The Door in the Wall. de Angeli, Marguerite. Pub. Dell.
1949 King of the Wind. Henry, Marguerite. Illus. Dennis, Wesley. Pub. Checkerboard Press.
1948 Twenty-One Balloons. Du Bois, William Pene. Pub. Puffin Books.
1947 Miss Hickory. Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin. Illus. Gannett, Ruth. Pub. Puffin Books.
1946 Strawberry Girl. Lenski, Lois. Pub. Dell.
1945 Rabbit Hill. Lawson, Robert. Pub. Puffin Books.
1944 Johnny Tremain. Forbes, Esther. Illus. Ward, Lynd. Pub. Dell.
1943 Adam of the Road. Gray, Elizabeth Janet. Illus. Lawson, Robert. Pub. Puffin Books.
1942 The Matchlock Gun. Edmonds, Walter. Illus. Lantz, Paul. Pub. Dell.
1941 Call it Courage. Sperry, Armstrong. Pub. Macmillan.
1939 Thimble Summer. Enright, Elizabeth. Pub. Dell.
1938 The White Stag. Seredy, Kate. Pub. Puffin Books.
1937 Roller Skates. Sawyer, Ruth. Illus. Angelo, Valenti. Pub. Puffin Books.
1936 Caddie Woodlawn. brink, Carol Ryrie. Illus. Seredy, Kate. Pub. Macmillan.
1935 Dobry. Shannon, Monica. Illus. Katchamakoff, Atanas. Pub. Puffin Books.
1934 Invincible Louisa. Meigs, Cornelia. Pub. Scholastic.
1933 Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman. Illus. Wiese, Kurt. Pub. Dell
1932 Waterless Mountain. Armer, Laura Adams. Illus. Armer, Sidney, & Laura. Pub. Random House.
1931 The Cat Who Went to Heaven. Coatsworth, Elizabeth. Illus. Ward, Lynd. Pub. Macmillan.
1930 Hitty: Her First Hundred Years. Field, Rachel. Illus. Lathrop, Dorothy P. Pub. Dell.
1929 The Trumpeter of Krakow. Kelly, Eric. Illus. Prusynska, Angela. Pub. Macmillan.
1928 Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon. Mukerji, Dhan Gopal. Illus. Arizybasheff, Boris. Pub. Dutton.
1927 Smoky, the Cow Horse. James, Will. Pub. Chas Scribner's Sons.
1926 Shen of the Sea: Chinese Stories for Children by Chrisman, Arthur Bowie. Illus. Hasselriss, Else. Pub. Dutton.
1925 Tales From Silver Lands. Finger, Charles J. Illus. Honore, Paul. Pub. Scholastic.
1924 The Dark Frigate. Hawes, Charles B. Illus. Fischer, Anton O. Pub. Little, brown & Co.
1923 The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle. Lofting, Hugh. Pub. Dell.
1922 The Story of Mankind. Van Loon, Hendrik Willem. Pub. W.W. Norton.
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