Newbery Medal Winners

1922: The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon

1923: The Voyages of Doctor Doolittle by Hugh Lofting

1924: The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes

1925: Tales from Silver Lands by Charles J. Finger

1926: Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Crisman

1927: Smoky the Cowhorse by Will James

1928: Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji

1929: The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly

1930: Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field

1931: The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth

1932: Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer

1933: Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis

1934: Invincible Louisa by Cornelia Meigs

1935: Dobry by Monica Shannon

1936: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brinke

1937: Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer

1938: The White Stag by Kate Seredy

1939: Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright

1940: Daniel Boone by James Daugherty

1941: Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry

1942: The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds

1943: Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray

1944: Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

1945: Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson

1946: Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski

1947: Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

1948: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois

1949: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry

1950: The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli

1951: Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates

1952: Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

1953: Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark

1954: …And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold

1955: The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong

1956: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham

1957: Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen

1958: Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith

1959: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

1960: Onion John by Joseph Krumgold

1961: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

1962: The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare

1963: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

1964: It’s Like This, Cat by Emily Neville

1965: Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska

1966: I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño

1967: Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt

1968: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

1969: The High King by Lloyd Alexander

1970: Sounder by William H. Armstrong

1971: The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars

1972: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien

1973: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

1974: The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

1975: M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton

1976: The Grey King by Susan Cooper

1977: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

1978: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

1979: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

1980: A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos

1981: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson

1982: A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard

1983: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt

1984: Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

1985: The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley

1986: Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

1987: The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

1988: Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman

1989: Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman

1990: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

1991: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

1992: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

1993: Missing May by Cynthia Rylant

1994: The Giver by Lois Lowry

1995: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

1996: The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman

1997: The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg

1998: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

1999: Holes by Louis Sachar

2000: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

2001: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

2002: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

2003: Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi

2004: The Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo

2005: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

2006: Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins

2007: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron

2008: Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz

2009: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

2010: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

2011: Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

2012: Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

2013: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

2014: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo

2015: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

2016: Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña

2017: The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

2018: Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

2019: Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina