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Newbery Award Winners: 1922 to present
by staff writer, Updated: Annually in January since 1922
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Year Award Title Author
 2007   WINNER  The Higher Power of Lucky Patron, Susan
 2007   Honor Book  Hattie Big Sky Larson, Kirby
 2007   Honor Book  Penny from Heaven Holm, Jennifer L.
 2007   Honor Book  Rules Lord, Cynthia
 2006   WINNER  Criss Cross Perkins, Lynne Rae
 2006   Honor Book  Hitler Youth Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
 2006   Honor Book  Princess Academy Hale, Shannon
 2006   Honor Book  Show Way Woodson, Jacqueline
 2006   Honor Book  Whittington Armstrong, Alan W.
 2005   Honor Book  Al Capone Does My Shirts Choldenko, Gennifer
 2005   WINNER  Kira-Kira Kadohata, Cynthia
 2005   Honor Book  Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy Schmidt, Gary D.
 2005   Honor Book  Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights Freedman, Russell
 2004   Honor Book  American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 Murphy, Jim
 2004   Honor Book Olive's Ocean Henkes, Kevin
 2004   WINNER  Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread DiCamillo, Kate
 2003   Honor Book  A Corner of the Universe Martin, Ann A.
 2003   WINNER  Crispin: The Cross of Lead Avi
 2003   Honor Book  Hoot Hiaasen, Carl
 2003   Honor Book  House of the Scorpion, The Farmer, Nancy
 2003   Honor Book  Picture of Hollis Woods Giff, Patricia Reilly
 2003   Honor Book  Surviving the Applewhites Tolan, Stephanie S.
 2002   Honor Book  Carver: A Life in Poems Nelson, Marilyn
 2002   Honor Book  Everything on a Waffle Horvath, Polly
 2002   WINNER   A Single Shard Park, Linda Sue
 2001  Honor Book   Because of Winn-Dixie Dicamillo, Kate
 2001   WINNER   A Year Down Yonder Peck, Richard
 2001   Honor Book   Hope Was Here Bauer, Joan
 2001   Honor Book   Joey Pigza Loses Control Gantos, Jack
 2001   Honor Book   Wanderer, The Creech, Sharon
 2000   Honor Book   26 Fairmount Avenue dePaola, Tomie
 2000   WINNER   Bud, Not Buddy Curtis, Christopher Paul
 2000   Honor Book   Getting Near to Baby Couloumbis, Audrey
 2000   Honor Book   Our Only May Amelia Holm, Jennifer L.
 1999   Honor Book   A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories Peck, Richard
 1999   WINNER   Holes Sachar, Louis
 1998   Honor Book   Ella Enchanted Levine, Gail Carson
 1998   Honor Book   Lily's Crossing Giff, Patricia Reilly
 1998   WINNER   Out of the Dust Hesse, Karen
 1998   Honor Book   Wringer Spinelli, Jerry
 1997   Honor Book   A Girl Named Disaster Farmer, Nancy
 1997   Honor Book   Belle Prater's Boy White, Ruth
 1997   Honor Book   Moorchild, The McGraw, Eloise
 1997   Honor Book   Thief, The Turner, Megan Whalen
 1997   WINNER   View from Saturday, The Konigsburg, E. L.
 1996   Honor Book   Great Fire, The Murphy, Jim
 1996   WINNER   Midwife's Apprentice, The Cushman, Karen
 1996   Honor Book   What Jamie Saw Coman, Carolyn
 1995   Honor Book   Catherine, Called Birdy Cushman, Karen
 1995   Honor Book   Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, The Farmer, Nancy
 1995   WINNER   Walk Two Moons (see review) Creech, Sharon
 1994   Honor Book   Crazy Lady! Conly, Jane Leslie
 1994   Honor Book   Dragon's Gate Yep, Laurence
 1994   Honor Book   Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery Freedman, Russell
 1994   WINNER   Giver, The Lowry, Lois
 1993   WINNER   Missing May Rylant, Cynthia
 1993   Honor Book   Somewhere in the Darkness Myers, Walter Dean
 1993   Honor Book   Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, The McKissack, Patricia C.
 1993   Honor Book   What Hearts Brooks, Bruce
 1992   Honor Book   Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel Avi
 1992   WINNER   Shiloh Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
 1992   Honor Book   Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane, The Freedman, Russell
 1991   WINNER   Maniac Magee Spinelli, Jerry
 1991   Honor Book   True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, The Avi
 1990   Honor Book   Afternoon of the Elves Lisle, Janet Taylor
 1990   WINNER   Number the Stars Lowry, Lois
 1990   Honor Book   Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind Staples, Suzanne Fisher
 1990   Honor Book   Winter Room, The Paulsen, Gary
 1989   Honor Book   In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World Hamilton, Virginia
 1989   WINNER   Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices Fleischman, Paul
 1989   Honor Book   Scorpions Myers, Walter Dean
 1988   Honor Book   After the Rain Mazer, Norma Fox
 1988   Honor Book   Hatchet Paulsen, Gary
 1988   WINNER   Lincoln: A Photobiography Freedman, Russell
 1987   Honor Book   A Fine White Dust Rylant, Cynthia
 1987   Honor Book   On My Honor Bauer, Marion Dane
 1987   WINNER   Whipping Boy, The Fleischman, Sid
 1987   Honor Book   Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens Lauber, Patricia
 1986   Honor Book   Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun Blumberg, Rhoda
 1986   Honor Book   Dogsong Paulsen, Gary
 1986   WINNER   Sarah, Plain and Tall MacLachlan, Patricia
 1985   Honor Book   Like Jake and Me Jukes, Mavis
 1985   Honor Book   One-Eyed Cat Fox, Paula
 1985   WINNER   Hero and the Crown, The McKinley, Robin
 1985   Honor Book   Moves Make the Man, The Brooks, Bruce
 1984   WINNER   Dear Mr. Henshaw Cleary, Beverly
 1984   Honor Book   Solitary Blue Voigt, Cynthia
 1984   Honor Book   Sugaring Time Lasky, Kathryn
 1984   Honor Book   Sign of the Beaver, The Speare, Elizabeth George
 1984   Honor Book   Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree, The Brittain, Bill
 1983   WINNER   Dicey's Song Voigt, Cynthia
 1983   Honor Book   Doctor de Soto Steig, William
 1983   Honor Book   Graven Images: 3 Stories Fleischman, Paul
 1983   Honor Book   Homesick My Own Story Fritz, Jean
 1983   Honor Book   Sweet Whispers Brother Rush Hamilton, Virginia
 1983   Honor Book   Blue Sword, The McKinley, Robin
 1982   WINNER   A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers Willard, Nancy
 1982   Honor Book   Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Cleary, Beverly
 1982   Honor Book   Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary, 1939-1944 Siegal, Aranka
 1981   Honor Book   A Ring of Endless Light L'Engle, Madeleine
 1981   Winner   Jacob Have I Loved Paterson, Katherine
 1981   Honor Book   Fledgling, The Langton, Jane
 1980   WINNER   A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32: A Novel Blos, Joan W.
 1980   Honor Book   Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl, The Kherdian, David
 1979   Honor Book   Great Gilly Hopkins, The Paterson, Katherine
 1979   WINNER   Westing Game, The Raskin, Ellen
 1978   Honor Book   Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey Highwater, Jamake
 1978   WINNER   Bridge to Terabithia Paterson, Katherine
 1978   Honor Book   Ramona and Her Father Cleary, Beverly
 1977   Honor Book   A String in the Harp Bond, Nancy
 1977   Honor Book   Abel's Island Steig, William
 1977   WINNER   Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Taylor, Mildred D.
 1976   Honor Book   Dragonwings Yep, Laurence
 1976   WINNER   Grey King, The Cooper, Susan
 1976   Honor Book   Hundred Penny Box, The Mathis, Sharon Bell
 1975   Honor Book   Figgs & Phantoms Raskin, Ellen
 1975   WINNER   M.C. Higgins, the Great Hamilton, Virginia
 1975   Honor Book   My Brother Sam is Dead Collier, James Lincoln
 1975   Honor Book   Philip Hall Likes Me: I Reckon Maybe Greene, Bette
 1975   Honor Book   Perilous Gard, The Pope, Elizabeth Marie
 1974   Honor Book   Dark is Rising Cooper, Susan
 1974   WINNER   Slave Dancer, The Fox, Paula
 1973   Honor Book   Frog and Toad Together Lobel, Arnold
 1973   WINNER   Julie of the Wolves George, Jean Craighead
 1973   Honor Book   Upstairs Room, The Reiss, Johanna
 1973   Honor Book   Witches of Worm, The Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
 1972   Honor Book   Annie and the Old One Miles, Miska
 1972   Honor Book   Incident at Hawk's Hill Eckert, Allan W.
 1972   WINNER   Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH O'Brien, Robert
 1972   Honor Book   Headless Cupid, The Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
 1972   Honor Book   Planet of Junior Brown, The Hamilton, Virginia
 1972   Honor Book   Tombs of Atuan Le Guin, Ursula K.
 1971   Honor Book   Enchantress from the Stars Engdahl, Sylvia
 1971   Honor Book   Knee Knock Rise Babbitt, Natalie
 1971   Honor Book   Sing Down the Moon O'Dell, Scott
 1971   WINNER   Summer of the Swans, The Byars, Betsy Cromer
 1970   Honor Book   Journey Outside Steele, Mary Q.
 1970   Honor Book   Our Eddie Ish-Kishor, Sulamith
 1970   WINNER   Sounder, Armstrong, William H.
 1969   WINNER   High King, The Alexander, Lloyd
 1969   Honor Book   To Be a Slave Lester, Julius
 1969   Honor Book   When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw: And Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis
 1968   Honor Book   Egypt Game Snyder, Zilpha Keatley
 1968   WINNER   From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Koningsburg, Elaine
 1968   Honor Book   Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley and Me, Elizabeth Konigsburg, E. L.
 1968   Honor Book   Black Pearl, The O'Dell, Scott
 1968   Honor Book   Fearsome Inn Singer, Isaac Bashevis
 1967   Honor Book   Jazz Man, The Weik, Mary Hays
 1967   Honor Book   King's Fifth, The O'Dell, Scott
 1967   Honor Book   Zlateh the Goat: And Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis
 1966   WINNER   I, Juan de Pareja Trevino, Elizabeth Borton De
 1966   Honor Book   Animal Family, The Jarrell, Randall
 1966   Honor Book   Black Cauldron, The Alexander, Lloyd
 1966   Honor Book   Noonday Friends, The Stolz, Mary
 1965   Honor Book   Across Five April's Hunt, Irene
 1965   WINNER   Shadow of a Bull Wojciechowska, Maia
 1964   WINNER   It's Like This Cat Neville, Emily Cheney
 1964   Honor Book   Rascal North, Sterling
 1964   Honor Book   Loner, The Wier, Ester
 1963   WINNER   Wrinkle in Time L'Engle, Madeleine
 1962   Honor Book   Belling the Tiger Stolz, Mary
 1962   Honor Book   Frontier Living Tunis, Edwin
 1962   WINNER   Bronze Bow, The Speare, Elizabeth George
 1962   Honor Book   Golden Goblet, The McGraw, Eloise
 1961   WINNER   Island of the Blue Dolphins O'Dell, Scott
 1961   Honor Book   Cricket in Times Square, The Selden, George
 1960   Honor Book   My Side of the Mountain George, Jean Craighead
 1960   WINNER   Onion John Krumgold, Joseph
 1960   Honor Book   Gammage Cup, The Kendall, Carol
 1959   Honor Book   Along Came a Dog De Jong, Meindert
 1959   Honor Book   Family Under the Bridge, The Carlson, Natalie Savage
 1959   Honor Book   Perilous Road, The Steele, William O.
 1959   WINNER   Witch of Blackbird Pond, The Speare, Elizabeth George
 1958   Honor Book   Gone-Away Lake Enright, Elizabeth
 1958   WINNER   Rifles for Watie Keith, Harold
 1958   Honor Book   Great Wheel, The Lawson, Robert
 1958   Honor Book   Horsecatcher, The Sandoz, Mari
 1957   WINNER   Miracles on Maple Hill Sorensen, Virginia
 1957   Honor Book   Old Yeller Gipson, Fred
 1957   Honor Book   Corn Grows Ripe, The Rhoads, Dorothy
 1957   Honor Book   House of Sixty Fathers, The De Jong, Meindert
 1956   WINNER   Carry on Mister Bowditch Latham, Jean Lee
 1956   Honor Book   Secret River, The Weisgard, Leonard
 1955   Honor Book   Banner in the Sky Ulman, James Ramsey
 1955   Honor Book   Courage of Sarah Noble, The Dalgliesh, Alice
 1955   WINNER   Wheel on the School, The De Jong, Meindert
 1954   Honor Book   All Alone Bishop, Claire Hucket
 1954   WINNER   And Now Miguel Krumgold, Joseph
 1954   Honor Book   Hurry Home, Candy De Jong, Meindert
 1954   Honor Book   Shadrach De Jong, Meindert
 1953   Honor Book   Birthdays of Freedom: From Early Man to July 4, 1776 Foster, Genevieve
 1953   Honor Book   Charlotte's Web White, E. B.
 1953   Honor Book   Moccasin Trail McGraw, Eloise
 1953   Honor Book   Red Sails to Capri Weil, Ann
 1953   WINNER   Secret of the Andes Clark, Ann Nolan
 1953   Honor Book   Bears on Hemlock Mountain, The Dalgliesh, Alice
 1952   WINNER   Ginger Pye Estes, Eleanor
 1952   Honor Book   Minn of the Mississippi Holling, Holling Clancy
 1952   Honor Book   Defender, The Kalashnikoff, Nicholas
 1952   Honor Book   Light at Tern Rock, The Saucer, Julia L.
 1951   WINNER   Amos Fortune, Free Man Yates, Elizabeth
 1950   Honor Book   Blue Cat of Castle Town Coblentz, Catherine C.
 1950   Honor Book   Kildee House: 1950 Newbery Honor Book Montgomery, Rutherford George
 1950   WINNER   Door in the Wall, The De Angeli, Marguerite
 1950   Honor Book   Tree of Freedom Caudill, Rebecca
 1949   Honor Book   Daughter of the Mountains Rankin, Louise
 1949   WINNER   King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian Henry, Marguerite
 1949   Honor Book   My Father's Dragon Gannett, Ruth Stiles
 1949   Honor Book   Seabird Holling, Holling Clancy
 1948   Honor Book   Li Lun, Lad of Courage Treffinger, Carolyn
 1948   Honor Book   Misty of Chincoteague Henry, Marguerite
 1948   Honor Book   Cow-Tail Switch and Other West African Stories, The Courlander, Harold
 1948   WINNER   Twenty-One Balloons, The Du Bois, William Paene
 1947   WINNER   Miss Hickory, Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
 1947   Honor Book   Heavenly Tenants, The Maxwell, William F.
 1946   Honor Book   Justin Morgan Had a Horse Henry, Marguerite
 1946   WINNER   Strawberry Girl Lenski, Lois
 1945   Honor Book   Lone Journey: The Life of Roger Williams Eaton, Jeanette
 1945   WINNER   Rabbit Hill Lawson, Robert
 1945   Honor Book   Hundred Dresses, The Estes, Eleanor
 1945   Honor Book   Silver Pencil, The Dalgliesh, Alice
 1944   Honor Book   Fog Magic Sauer, Julia L.
 1944   WINNER   Johnny Tremain Forbes, Esther
 1944   Honor Book   Rufus M. Estes, Eleanor
 1944   Honor Book   These Happy Golden Years Wilder, Laura Ingalls
 1943   WINNER   Adam of the Road Gray, Elizabeth Janet
 1943   Honor Book   Middle Moffat, The Estes, Eleanor
 1942   Honor Book   George Washington's World Foster, Genevieve
 1942   Honor Book   Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison Lenski, Lois
 1942   Honor Book   Little Town on the Prairie Wilder, Laura Ingalls
 1942   WINNER   Matchlock Gun, The Edmonds, Walter D.
 1941   Honor Book   Blue Willow Gates, Doris
 1941   WINNER   Call It Courage Sperry, Armstrong
 1941   Honor Book   Long Winter, The Wilder, Laura Ingalls
 1940   Honor Book   By the Shores of Silver Lake Wilder, Laura Ingalls
 1940   WINNER   Daniel Boone Daugherty, James
 1940   Honor Book   Singing Tree, The Seredy, Kate
 1939   Honor Book   Leader by Destiny Eaton, Jeanette
 1939   Honor Book   Mr. Popper's Penguins Atwater, Richard
 1939   WINNER   Thimble Summer Enright, Elizabeth
 1938   Honor Book   On the Banks of Plum Creek Wilder, Laura Ingalls
 1938   WINNER   White Stag, The Seredy, Kate
 1937   Honor Book   Aududon Rourke, Constance
 1937   WINNER   Roller Skates Sawyer, Ruth
 1936   Honor Book   All Sail Set: A Romance of the Flying Cloud Sperry, Armstrong
 1936   WINNER   Caddie Woodlawn Brink, Carol Ryrie
 1936   Honor Book   Good Master, The Seredy, Kate
 1935   Honor Book   A Day on Skates Van Stockum, Holda
 1935   Honor Book   Davy Crockett Rourke, Constance
 1934   WINNER   Invisible Louisa Meigs, Cornelia
 1934   Honor Book   ABC Bunny, The Gag, Wanda
 1933   Honor Book   Swift Rivers Meigs, Cornelia
 1933   Honor Book   Railroad to Freedom, The Daugherty, James
 1933   WINNER   Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman
 1932   Honor Book   Calico Bush Field, Rachel
 1932   Honor Book   Jane's Island Allee, Marjorie H.
 1932   WINNER   Waterless Mountain Armer, Laura Adams
 1931   WINNER   Cat Who Went to Heaven, The Coatsworth, Elizabeth Jane
 1930   WINNER   Rachel Field's Hitty: Her First Hundred Years Wells, Rosemary
 1930   Honor Book   Tangle-Coated Horse, The Young, Ella
 1929   Honor Book   Millions of Cats Gag, Wanda
 1929   WINNER   Trumpeter of Krakow, The Kelly, Eric P.
 1928   WINNER   Gay Neck Mukerji, Dhan Gopal
 1928   Honor Book   Wonder Smith and His Son: A Tale from the Golden Childhood of the World, The Young, Ella
 1927   WINNER   Smoky, the Cow Horse James, Will
 1926   WINNER   Shen of the Sea Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
 1925   WINNER   Tales from Silver Lands Finger, Charles J.
 1924   WINNER   Dark Frigate, The Hawes, Charles Boardman
 1923   WINNER   Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, The Lofting, Hugh
 1922   Honor Book   Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles, The Colum, Padraic
 1922   WINNER   Story of Mankind, The van Loon, Hendrik Willem


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