The Newbery Award

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It has been awarded annually since 1922 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.

This seal is the Newbery Honor Seal which are chosen 4 books every year.
>>see the list of the Newbery Honor books from Association for Library Service to Children

Do you want to see which newbery books you can check out now?

2016 newbery2016 Last stop on Market Street words by Matt de la Peña; pictures by Christian Robinson E DE
2015 newbery The crossover Kwame Alexander F ALE
2014 newbery Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Kate DiCamillo F DIC
2013 newbery The One and Only Ivan Jack Gantos F App
2012 newbery2012 Dead End in Norvelt Jack Gantos F Gan
2011 Moon over Manifest Clare Vanderpool F Gai
AF Gai
2010 When You Reach Me Rebecca Stead F Ste
2009 The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman F Gai
AF Gai
2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village Laura Amy Schlitz 812.6 Sch
2007 The Higher Power of Lucky Susan Patron F Pat
2006 Criss Cross Lynne Rae Perkins F Per
2005 Kira-Kira Cynthia Kadohata F Kad
PE Kad
2004 The Tale of Despereaux Kate DiCamillo F Dic
2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead Avi F Avi
PE Avi
2002 A Single Shard Linda Sue Park F Par
PE Par
AF Par
2001 A Year Down Yonder Richard Peck F Pec
PE Pec
AF Pec
2000 Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis F Cur
AF Cur
1999 Holes Louis Sachar F Sac
AF Sac
1998 Out of the Dust Karen Hesse F Hes
PE Hes
1997 The View from Saturday E.L. Konigsburg F Kon
1996 The Midwife's Apprentice Karen Cushman F Cus
1995 Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech F Cre
1994 The Giver Lois Lowry SF Low
PE Low
1993 Missing May Cynthia Rylant F Ryl
PE Ryl
1992 Shiloh Phyllis Reynolds Naylor F Nay
PE Nay
1991 Maniac Magee Jerry Spinelli F Spi
PE Spi
1990 Number the Stars Lois Lowry F Low
PE Low
1989 Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices Paul Fleischman 811.54 Fle
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography Russell Freedman B Fre
1987 The Whipping Boy Sid Fleischman F Fle
PE Fle
1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan F Mac
PE Mac
1985 The Hero and the Crown Robin McKinley F McK
1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw Beverly Cleary F Cle
PE Cle
1983 Dicey's Song Cynthia Voigt F Voi H
1982 A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers Nancy Willard 811.54 Wil
1981 Jacob Have I Loved Katherine Paterson F Pat H
1980 A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832 Joan W. Blos F Blo
1979 The Westing Game Ellen Raskin F Ras
Pe Ras
1978 Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson F Pal
PE Pat
1977 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor F Tay
1976 The Grey King Susan Cooper F Co
PE Coo
1975 M. C. Higgins, the Great Virginia Hamilton F Ham H
1974 The Slave Dancer Paula Fox F Fox
PE Fox
1973 Julie of the Wolves Jean Craighead George PE Geo
1972 Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Robert C. O'Brien F O'Br
1971 The Summer of the Swans Betsy Byars PE Bya
1970 Sounder William H. Armstrong F Arm
PE Arm
1969 The High King Lloyd Alexander PE Ale
1968 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E. L. Konigsburg F Kon
PE Kon
1967 Up a Road Slowly Irene Hunt F Hun
1966 I, Juan de Pareja Elizabeth Borton de Treviño F Tre
1965 Shadow of a Bull Maia Wojciechowska F Woj
PE Woj
1964 It's Like This, Cat Emily Neville F Nev H
1963 A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle SF L'En
1962 The Bronze Bow Elizabeth George Speare F Spe
PE Spe
1961 Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O'Dell F O'De
1960 Onion John Joseph Krumgold F Kry
PE Kru
1959 The Witch of Blackbird Pond Elizabeth George Speare F Spe
PE Spe
1958 Rifles for Watie Harold Keith F Kei
PE Kei
1957 Miracles on Maple Hill Virginia Sorensen F Sor
PE Sor
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Jean Lee Latham B Bow
PE Bow
1955 Wheel on the School Meindert DeJong F Dej
PE Dej
1954 ...And Now Miguel Joseph Krumgold F Kru
PE Kru
1953 Secret of the Andes Ann Nolan Clark F Cla
PE Cla
1952 Ginger Pye Eleanor Estes F Est
PE Est
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man Elizabeth Yates B For
1950 The Door in the Wall Marguerite de Angeli F Ang
PE Ang
1949 King of the Wind Marguerite Henry F Hen
PE Hen
1948 The Twenty-One Balloons William Pène du Bois F Boi
PE Boi
1947 Miss Hickory Carolyn

Sherwin Bailey

F Bai
PE Bai
1946 Strawberry Girl Lois Lenski F Len
PE Len
1945 Rabbit Hill Robert Lawson AF Law
PE Law
1944 Johnny Tremain Esther Forbes F For H
1943 Adam of the Road Elizabeth Janet Gray F Gra
PE Gra
1942 The Matchlock Gun Walter Edmonds F Edm
1941 Call It Courage Armstrong Sperry F Spe
PE Spe
1940 Daniel Boone James Daugherty  
1939 Thimble Summer Elizabeth Enright F Enr
PE Enr
1938 The White Stag Kate Seredy F Ser
PE Ser
1937 Roller Skates Ruth Sawyer F Lew
1936 Caddie Woodlawn Carol Ryrie Brink F Bri
PE Bri
1935 Dobry Monica Shannon F Sha
1934 Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women Cornelia Meigs B Alc
1933 Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze Elizabeth Lewis F Lew
1932 Waterless Mountain Laura Adams Armer F Arm
1931 The Cat Who Went to Heaven Elizabeth Coatsworth F Coa
PE Coa
1930 Hitty, Her First Hundred Years Rachel Field F Hit
1929 The Trumpeter of Krakow Eric P. Kelly F Kel
PE Kel
1928 Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon Dhan Gopal Mukerji F Muk
1927 Smoky, the Cowhorse Will James E Jam
1926 Shen of the Sea Arthur Bowie Chrisman SC Chr
1925 Tales from Silver Lands Charles Finger 398.2 Fin
1924 The Dark Frigate Charles Hawes F Haw
1923 The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Hugh Lofting F Lof
PE Lof
1922 The Story of Mankind Hendrik Willem van Loon 909 Loo