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Newbery Medal Winners, 1922-2002

Originally found at the American Library Association

  1. 2002: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin)
  2. 2001: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (Dial)
  3. 2000: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)
  4. 1999: Holes by Louis Sachar (Frances Foster)
  5. 1998: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Scholastic)
  6. 1997: The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (Jean Karl/Atheneum)
  7. 1996: The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman (Clarion)
  8. 1995: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (HarperCollins)
  9. 1994: The Giver by Lois Lowry(Houghton)
  10. 1993: Missing May by Cynthia Rylant (Jackson/Orchard)
  11. 1992: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Atheneum)
  12. 1991: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (Little, Brown)
  13. 1990: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Houghton)
  14. 1989: Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman (Harper)
  15. 1988: Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman (Clarion)
  16. 1987: The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman (Greenwillow)
  17. 1986: Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (Harper)
  18. 1985: The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (Greenwillow)
  19. 1984: Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (Morrow)
  20. 1983: Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt (Atheneum)
  21. 1982: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard (Harcourt)
  22. 1981: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson (Crowell)
  23. 1980: A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos (Scribner)
  24. 1979: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (Dutton)
  25. 1978: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Crowell)
  26. 1977: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial)
  27. 1976: The Grey King by Susan Cooper (McElderry/Atheneum)
  28. 1975: M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton (Macmillan)
  29. 1974: The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox (Bradbury)
  30. 1973: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (Harper)
  31. 1972: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (Atheneum)
  32. 1971: Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars (Viking)
  33. 1970: Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Harper)
  34. 1969: The High King by Lloyd Alexander (Holt)
  35. 1968: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg (Atheneum)
  36. 1967: Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt (Follett)
  37. 1966: I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (Farrar)
  38. 1965: Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska (Atheneum)
  39. 1964: It's Like This, Cat by Emily Neville (Harper)
  40. 1963: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (Farrar)
  41. 1962: The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton)
  42. 1961: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (Houghton)
  43. 1960: Onion John by Joseph Krumgold (Crowell)
  44. 1959: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton)
  45. 1958: Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith (Crowell)
  46. 1957: Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorenson (Harcourt)
  47. 1956: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham (Houghton)
  48. 1955: The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong (Harper)
  49. 1954: ...And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold (Crowell)
  50. 1953: Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark (Viking)
  51. 1952: Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (Harcourt)
  52. 1951: Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (Dutton)
  53. 1950: The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli (Doubleday)
  54. 1949: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry (Rand McNally)
  55. 1948: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois (Viking)
  56. 1947: Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (Viking)
  57. 1946: Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (Lippincott)
  58. 1945: Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (Viking)
  59. 1944: Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (Houghton)
  60. 1943: Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray (Viking)
  61. 1942: The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds (Dodd)
  62. 1941: Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry (Macmillan)
  63. 1940: Daniel Boone by James Daugherty (Viking)
  64. 1939: Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright (Rinehart)
  65. 1938: The White Stag by Kate Seredy (Viking)
  66. 1937: Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer (Viking)
  67. 1936: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink (Macmillan)
  68. 1935: Dobry by Monica Shannon (Viking)
  69. 1934: Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs (Little, Brown)
  70. 1933: Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Lewis (Winston)
  71. 1932: Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer (Longmans)
  72. 1931: The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (Macmillan)
  73. 1930: Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field (Macmillan)
  74. 1929: The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly (Macmillan)
  75. 1928: Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji (Dutton)
  76. 1927: Smoky, the Cowhorse by Will James (Scribner)
  77. 1926: Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman (Dutton)
  78. 1925: Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger (Doubleday)
  79. 1924: The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes (Little, Brown)
  80. 1923: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (Lippincott)
  81. 1922: The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon (Liveright)