Newbery Medal Winners
2014
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kate DiCamillo
2013
The One and Only Ivan
Click to search this book in our catalog   Katherine Applegate
School Library Journal Gr 3-7-This tender tale of friendship and hope is narrated by a silverback gorilla living at The Big Top Mall, a shabby, cir...More
 
2012
Dead End in Norvelt
 Jack Gantos
Book list Looks like a bummer of a summer for 11-year-old Jack (with a same-name protagonist, it's tempting to assume that at least some of this ...More
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2011
Moon Over Manifest
 Clare Vanderpool
School Library Journal Gr 5-8-History and fiction marry beautifully in this lively debut novel. It's as if readers jump off the train in Manifes...More
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2010
When You Reach Me
Click to search this book in our catalog   Rebecca Stead
2009
The Graveyard Book
Click to search this book in our catalog   Neil Gaiman
Library Journal A baby survives the killing of his family by a mysterious assassin. He crawls to a nearby graveyard and is adopted by the assortmen...More
 
2008
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village
 Laura Amy Schlitz
Book list *Starred Review* The author of A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama (2006), Schlitz turns to a completely different kind of storytellin...More
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2007
The Higher Power of Lucky
 Susan Patron
School Library Journal Gr 4-6-When Lucky's mother is electrocuted and dies after a storm, Lucky's absentee father calls his ex-wife, Brigitt...More
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2006
Criss Cross
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lynne Rae Perkins
Publishers Weekly Through narrative that has the flavor of stream-of-consciousness writing but is more controlled and poetic, Perkins (All Alone in ...More
2005
Kira-Kira
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cynthia Kadohata
School Library Journal Gr 6-8-Katie's first word is "kira-kira," the Japanese word for "glittering," and she uses it to desc...More
 
2004
Tale of Despereaux
 Kate DiCamillo
School Library Journal Gr 3 Up-In this delightful novel, a tiny mouse risks all to save the princess he loves from the clutches of a devious rat and...More
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2003
Crispin: The Cross of Lead
 Avi
Publishers Weekly Set in 14th-century England, Avi's (The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle) 50th book begins with a funeral, that of a villa...More
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2002
A Single Shard
Click to search this book in our catalog   Linda Sue Park
School Library Journal Gr 5-8-In this tale of courage and devotion, a single shard from a celadon vase changes the life of a young boy and his master...More
2001
A Year Down Yonder
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Peck
Publishers Weekly In this hilarious and poignant sequel to A Long Way to Chicago, Peck once again shows that country life is anything but boring. Chi...More
 
2000
Bud, Not Buddy
 Christopher Paul Curtis
Publishers Weekly As in his Newbery Honor-winning debut, The Watsons Go to BirminghamÄ1963, Curtis draws on a remarkable and disarming mix of comedy ...More
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1999
Holes
 Louis Sachar
Book list Gr. 6^-9. Middle-schooler Stanley Yelnats is only the latest in a long line of Yelnats to encounter bad luck, but Stanley's serving of ...More
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1998
Out of the Dust
Click to search this book in our catalog   Karen Hesse
Publishers Weekly In a starred review of the 1998 Newbery Medal winner, set during the Depression, PW said, "This intimate novel, written in sta...More
1997
The View From Saturday
Click to search this book in our catalog   E.L. Konigsburg
Book list Gr. 4^-7. Four offbeat students are picked by their wheelchair-bound teacher to be a team for the Academic Bowl. How the children are chose...More
 
1996
The Midwife's Apprentice
 Karen Cushman
Publishers Weekly In reviewing this 1996 Newbery winner, PW said that Cushman "has an almost unrivaled ability to build atmosphere, and her evoc...More
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1995
Walk Two Moons
 Sharon Creech
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1994
The Giver
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lois Lowry
Publishers Weekly Winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal, this thought-provoking novel centers on a 12-year-old boy's gradual disillusionment with an o...More
1993
Missing May
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cynthia Rylant
 
1992
Shiloh
 Phyllis Reynolds Taylor
Publishers Weekly In the tradition of Sounder and Where the Red Fern Grows comes this boy-and-his-dog story set in rural West Virginia. When he finds...More
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1991
Maniac Magee
 Jerry Spinelli
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1990
Number the Stars
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lois Lowry
Publishers Weekly Set in Nazi-occupied Denmark in 1943, this 1990 Newbery winner tells of a 10-year-old girl who undertakes a dangerous mission to sa...More
1989
Joyful Noise
Click to search this book in our catalog   Paul Fleischman
Publishers Weekly In resonant voices and striking use of language, this 1989 Newbery Medal-winner explores the various sounds and concerns of the ins...More
 
1988
Lincoln: A Photobiography
 Russell Freedman
Book list Gr. 4-10. This realistic, perceptive, and unromanticized biography of Lincoln includes a sampler of quotations from his writings and speech...More
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1987
The Whipping Boy
 Sid Fleischman
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1986
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Click to search this book in our catalog   Patricia MacLachlan
1985
The Hero and the Crown
Click to search this book in our catalog   Robin McKinley
Book list Gr. 7-10. Tauntingly called ``Lady Aerin, Dragon-Killer'' for the small, dog-size dragons she killed, the princess and her skills a...More
 
1984
Dear Mr. Henshaw
 Beverly Cleary
Publishers Weekly This amusing, often touching series of letters from Leigh Botts to a children's book author he admires again demonstrates Clear...More
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1983
Dicey's Song
 Cynthia Voigt
Book list In this sequel to Homecoming, Dicey, the oldest of the abandoned Tillerman children, settles her siblings in with Gram and takes charge of ...More
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1982
A Visit to William Blake's Inn
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nancy Willard
Publishers Weekly The Newbery Medal-winning, Caldecott Honor book about an imaginary inn belonging to William Blake, where remarkable guests are atte...More
1981
Jacob Have I Loved
Click to search this book in our catalog   Katherine Paterson
 

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