THE NEWBERY MEDAL

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually for the most distinguished contributions to children's literature published in the United States. Begin your child's Newbery Library.

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COLLECTIONS:
A Newbery Collection Boxed Set [Includes paperback editions of Number the Stars by Lois Lowry with an all-new introduction by the author; Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell, with an all-new introduction by Lois Lowry; The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare; with an all-new introduction by Karen Cushman; and A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park. Includes Park’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech.] (September 2011)
YEAR TITLE AUTHOR REVIEW
2013 The One and Only Ivan
Honors: Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
Honors: Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
Honors: Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
Katherine Applegate @AMAZON
2012
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2011 Moon Over Manifest
Honors: Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman
Honors: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Honors: Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus
Honors: Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm
Clare Vanderpool @AMAZON
2010 When You Reach Me
Honors: Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose
Honors: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Honors: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Honors: The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
Rebecca Stead @AMAZON
2009 The Graveyard Book
Honors: The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
Honors: The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom
by Margarita Engle
Honors: Savvy by Ingrid Law
Honors: After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson
Neil Gaiman @AMAZON
2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village
Honors: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Honors: The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
Honors: Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
Laura Amy Schlitz @AMAZON
2007 The Higher Power of Lucky Susan Patron @AMAZON
2006 Criss Cross Lynne Rae Perkins @AMAZON
2005 Kira-Kira [Discussion Guide] Cynthia Kadohata @AMAZON
2004 The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
[Book Discussion Guide] [Teacher's Guide] [Reader's Guide]
Kate DiCamillo [Interview] @AMAZON
2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead [Discussion Questions] Avi @AMAZON
2002 A Single Shard [Lesson Activities] Linda Sue Park @AMAZON
2001 A Year Down Yonder
[Curriculum Connections]
Peck, Richard @AMAZON
2000 Bud, Not Buddy
[Teacher Guide]
Curtis, Christopher Paul @AMAZON
1999 HOLES [Literature Guide]
[Study Questions]
[Trivia and Word Scramble]
[ThinkQuest]
Sachar, Louis   [Teacher Resource] @AMAZON
1998 Out of the Dust
[Study Questions]
Hesse, Karen[see also] @AMAZON
1997 The View from Saturday Konigsburg, E. L. @AMAZON
1996 The Midwife's Apprentice Cushman, Karen
[see also] [see also]
@AMAZON
1995 Walk Two Moons Creech, Sharon   [Biography 2]
@AMAZON
1994 The Giver   [Study Questions]
[Teacher's Guide] [Teacher Supplemental Unit]
Lowry, Lois @AMAZON
1993 Missing May Rylant, Cynthia @AMAZON
1992 Shiloh [Lesson Plan] Naylor, Phillis R. @AMAZON
1991 Maniac Magee Spinelli, Jerry @AMAZON
1990 Number The Stars Lowry, Lois @AMAZON
1989 Joyful Noise: Poems For Two Voices Fleischman, Paul @AMAZON
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography Freedman, Russell
[see also]
@AMAZON
1987 The Whipping Boy [Literature Guide]
[Lesson Plan Activities]
Fleischman, Sid   [Biography 2]
[see also]
@AMAZON
1986 Sarah, Plain And Tall [Lesson Plan] [Geography Theme Plan] [Lesson Plan Activities] MacLachlan, Patricia @AMAZON
1985 The Hero And The Crown McKinley, Robin @AMAZON
1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw [Teacher Guide] Cleary, Beverly   [Biography 2] @AMAZON
1983 Dicey's Song [more]
Graven Images (Honor Medal) (Reissue Jan. 2006)
Voight, Cynthia
Fleischman, Paul
@AMAZON
@AMAZON
1982 A Visit To William Blake's Inn:
Poems For Innocent And Experienced Travelers
Willard, Nancy @AMAZON
1981 Jacob Have I Loved Paterson, Katherine
[see also]
@AMAZON
1980 A Gathering Of Days: A New England Girl's Journal Blos, Joan @AMAZON
1979 The Westing Game 25th Anniversary
[Lesson Plan Grades 9-12] [Lesson Plan Geometry]
Raskin, Ellen @AMAZON
1978 Bridge To Terabithia [ Extensive Teacher Resource]
[Study Questions]
Paterson, Katherine @AMAZON
1977 Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry
[Teacher and Study Guide]
[Study Questions]
Taylor, Mildred @AMAZON
1976 The Grey King Cooper, Susan
[see also]
@AMAZON
1975 M.C. Higgins, The Great
[Study Questions]
Hamilton, Virginia (1936-2002) @AMAZON
1974 The Slave Dancer   [Teacher's Guide] [Slavery Lesson Plans] Fox, Paula @AMAZON
1973 Julie Of The Wolves George, Jean C. @AMAZON
1972 Mrs. Frisby And The Rats Of Nimh [Teacher Guide] O'Brien, Robert C. @AMAZON
1971 Summer Of The Swans Byars, Betsy @AMAZON
1970 Sounder Armstrong, William H. @AMAZON
1969 The High King Alexander, Lloyd @AMAZON
1968 From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs . Basil E. Frankweiler [Lesson Plan: learn about income, expenses, and the budget process]
Honors: The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Konigsburg, E. L.
[see also]
@AMAZON
1967 Up A Road Slowly Hunt, Irene @AMAZON
1966 I, Juan de Pareja DeTrevino, Elizabeth B. @AMAZON
1965 Shadow Of A Bull [bullfighting] Wojciechowska, Maia @AMAZON
1964 It's Like This, Cat Neville, Emily C. @AMAZON
1963 A Wrinkle In Time   [Study Questions] L'Engle, Madeleine @AMAZON
1962 The Bronze Bow Speare, Elizabeth G. @AMAZON
1961 Of The Blue Dolphins [Lesson Plan - Grade 6] [Teacher CyberGuide   Island of the Blue Dolphin 50th Anniversary Edition - Grade 5] O'Dell, Scott @AMAZON
1960 Onion John Krumgold, Joseph
Jean Charlot Papers
@AMAZON
1959 The Witch Of Blackbird Pond [Teacher Guide] Speare, Elizabeth G. @AMAZON
1958 Rifles For Watie Keith, Harold @AMAZON
1957 Miracles On Maple Hill Sorensen, Virginia @AMAZON
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Latham, Jean L. @AMAZON
1955 The Wheel On The School DeJong, Meindert @AMAZON
1954 ...And Now Miguel   [Lesson Plan] Krumgold, Joseph @AMAZON
1953 Secret Of The Andes
Charlotte's Web - Newbery Honor
Clark, Ann N. @AMAZON
1952 Ginger Pye Estes, Eleanor @AMAZON
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man Yates, Elizabeth @AMAZON
1950 The Door In The Wall [supplemental unit] [activities] [study guide]
[Original book cover, artwork, author photo, acceptance speech]
DeAngeli, Marguerite @AMAZON
1949 King Of The Wind [Lesson Plan] Henry, Marguerite @AMAZON
1948 The Twenty-One Balloons Dubois, William P. @AMAZON
1947 Miss Hickory Bailey, Carolyn S. @AMAZON
1946 Strawberry Girl Lenski, Lois @AMAZON
1945 Rabbit Hill
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes (Newbery Honor)
Lawson, Robert @AMAZON
1944 Johnny Tremain [see also] Forbes, Esther @AMAZON
1943 Adam Of The Road [Teacher Resource] Gray, Elizabeth, J. @AMAZON
1942 The Matchlock Gun [Teacher Resource] Edmonds, Walter D. @AMAZON
1941 Call It Courage [Lesson Plan] Sperry, Armstrong
[see also]
@AMAZON
1940 Daniel Boone Daugherty, James @AMAZON
1939 Thimble Summer Enright, Elizabeth @AMAZON
1938 The White Stag Seredy, Kate @AMAZON
1937 Roller Skates Sawyer, Ruth @AMAZON
1936 Caddie Woodlawn Brink, Carol R. @AMAZON
1935 Dobry Shannon, Monica @AMAZON
1934 Invincible Louisa: The Story Of The Author Of Little Women Meigs, Cornelia @AMAZON
1933 Young Fu Of The Upper Yangtze Lewis, Elizabeth F. @AMAZON
1932 Waterless Mountain [ frontispiece ] Armer, Laura A. @AMAZON
1931 The Cat Who Went To Heaven Coatsworth, Elizabeth @AMAZON
1930 Hitty: Her First Hundred Years Field, Rachel @AMAZON
1929 The Trumpeter Of Krakow Kelley, Eric P. @AMAZON
1928 Gay-neck, The Story Of A Pigeon Mukerji, Dhan G. @AMAZON
1927 Smoky, The Cowhorse James, Will @AMAZON
1926 Shen Of The Sea Chrisman, Arthur B. @AMAZON
1925 Tales From Silver Lands Finger, Charles @AMAZON
1924 The Dark Frigate [ activity ] Hawes, Charles @AMAZON
1923 The Voyages Of Doctor Dolittle
[ online text ]
Lofting, Hugh @AMAZON
1922 The Story Of Mankind Van Loon, Hendrick W.