Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Newberry Medals

I found this list over at Our Little Library and thought I'd play along. Books in bold are books I've read. Books in italic are books I own.

2010 Medal Winner: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books)

2009 Medal Winner: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Dave McKean (HarperCollins)

2008 Medal Winner: Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz (Candlewick)

2007 Medal Winner: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, illus. by Matt Phelan (Simon & Schuster/Richard Jackson)

2006 Medal Winner: Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins)

2005 Medal Winner: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster)

2004 Medal Winner: The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, (Candlewick Press)

2003 Medal Winner: Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (Hyperion Books for Children)

2002 Medal Winner: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin)

2001 Medal Winner: A Year Down Yonder by by Richard Peck (Dial)

2000 Medal Winner: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)

1999 Medal Winner: Holes by Louis Sachar (Frances Foster)

1998 Medal Winner: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Scholastic)

1997 Medal Winner: The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (Jean Karl/Atheneum)

1996 Medal Winner: The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman (Clarion)

1995 Medal Winner: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (HarperCollins)

1994 Medal Winner: The Giver by Lois Lowry (Houghton)

1993 Medal Winner: Missing May by Cynthia Rylant (Jackson/Orchard)

1992 Medal Winner: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Atheneum)

1991 Medal Winner: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (Little, Brown)

1990 Medal Winner: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Houghton)

1989 Medal Winner: Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman (Harper)

1988 Medal Winner: Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman (Clarion)

1987 Medal Winner: The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman (Greenwillow)

1986 Medal Winner: Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (Harper)

1985 Medal Winner: The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (Greenwillow)

1984 Medal Winner: Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (Morrow) (I've never been fond of Beverly Cleary; I've passed this one up at library sales quite a few times. Is it really worth reading?)

1983 Medal Winner: Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt (Atheneum)

1982 Medal Winner: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard (Harcourt)

1981 Medal Winner: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson (Crowell)

1980 Medal Winner: A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos (Scribner)

1979 Medal Winner: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (Dutton)

1978 Medal Winner: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Crowell)

1977 Medal Winner: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial)

1976 Medal Winner: The Grey King by Susan Cooper (McElderry/Atheneum) (very good series!)

1975 Medal Winner: M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton (Macmillan)

1974 Medal Winner: The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox (Bradbury)

1973 Medal Winner: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (Harper)

1972 Medal Winner: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (Atheneum)

1971 Medal Winner: Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars (Viking)

1970 Medal Winner: Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Harper)

1969 Medal Winner: The High King by Lloyd Alexander (Holt) (EXCELLENT series!)

1968 Medal Winner: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg (Atheneum)

1967 Medal Winner: Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt (Follett)

1966 Medal Winner: I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (Farrar)

1965 Medal Winner: Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska (Atheneum)

1964 Medal Winner: It's Like This, Cat by Emily Neville (Harper)

1963 Medal Winner: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (Farrar)

1962 Medal Winner: The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton) (one of the best books ever!)

1961 Medal Winner: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (Houghton)

1960 Medal Winner: Onion John by Joseph Krumgold (Crowell)

1959 Medal Winner: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton)

1958 Medal Winner: Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith (Crowell)

1957 Medal Winner: Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen (Harcourt)

1956 Medal Winner: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham (Houghton)

1955 Medal Winner: The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong (Harper)

1954 Medal Winner: ...And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold (Crowell)

1953 Medal Winner: Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark (Viking)

1952 Medal Winner: Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (Harcourt)

1951 Medal Winner: Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (Dutton)

1950 Medal Winner: The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli (Doubleday)

1949 Medal Winner: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry (Rand McNally)

1948 Medal Winner: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois (Viking)

1947 Medal Winner: Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (Viking)

1946 Medal Winner: Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (Lippincott) (Great stuff!)

1945 Medal Winner: Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (Viking) (Love everything by Robert Lawson)

1944 Medal Winner: Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (Houghton)

1943 Medal Winner: Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray (Viking)

1942 Medal Winner: The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds (Dodd) (Love all his books!)

1941 Medal Winner: Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry (Macmillan)

1940 Medal Winner: Daniel Boone by James Daugherty (Viking) (I've been watching for this one for a long time!)

1939 Medal Winner: Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright (Rinehart)

1938 Medal Winner: The White Stag by Kate Seredy (Viking)

1937 Medal Winner: Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer (Viking)

1936 Medal Winner: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink (Macmillan)

1935 Medal Winner: Dobry by Monica Shannon (Viking)

1934 Medal Winner: Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs (Little, Brown)

1933 Medal Winner: Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Lewis (Winston)

1932 Medal Winner: Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer (Longmans)

1931 Medal Winner: The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (Macmillan) (I didn't care for this one)

1930 Medal Winner: Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field (Macmillan)

1929 Medal Winner: The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly (Macmillan)

1928 Medal Winner: Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji (Dutton)

1927 Medal Winner: Smoky, the Cowhorse by Will James (Scribner)

1926 Medal Winner: Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman (Doubleday)

1925 Medal Winner: Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger (Doubleday)

1924 Medal Winner: The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes (Little, Brown)

1923 Medal Winner: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (Stokes)

1922 Medal Winner: The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon (Liveright) (I don't have any interest in this one...quite evolutionary and anti-Christ, I have heard.)

1 comment:

  1. Wow, you have quite a collection and have read much more than me. The Bronze Bow is next on my list. I picked up The Whipping Boy last week - it was a quick read, and good. You must find time to read Ginger Pye. It was wonderful! I don't remember Dear Mr. Henshaw well. I think Cleary's best was Emily's Runaway Imagination. I think you'd really like it even though you don't care for Cleary. Have you done the Caldecott list? That was more fun for me.


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