Newbery Medal Challenge

6588880267_72663c7e33_mI found this challenge on the blog Watch. Connect. Read. Since I love children’s literature, I have decided to take up this challenge.


The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon (1922)

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (1923)

The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes (1924)

Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger (1925)

Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman (1926)

Smoky, the Cowhorse by Will James (1927)

Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji (1928)

The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly (1929)

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field (1930)

The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (1931)

Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer (1932)

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Lewis (1933)

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

Dobry by Monica Shannon (1935)

Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink (1936)

Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer (1937)

The White Stag by Kate Seredy (1938)

Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright (1939)

Daniel Boone by James Daugherty (1940)

Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry (1941)

The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds (1942)

Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray (1943)

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (1944)

Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (1945)

Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (1946)

Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey(1947)

The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois (1948)

King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry (1949)

The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli (1950)

Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (1951)

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (1952)

Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark (1953)

…And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold (1954)

The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong (1955)

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham (1956)

Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen (1957)

Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith (1958)

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (1959)

Onion John by Joseph Krumgold (1960)

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell (1961)

The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare (1962)

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (1963)

It’s Like This, Cat by Emily Neville (1964)

Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska (1965)

I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (1966)

Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt (1967)

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

The High King by Lloyd Alexander (1969)

Sounder by William H. Armstrong (1970)

Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars (1971)

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

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (1973)

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox (1974)

M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton (1975)

The Grey King by Susan Cooper (1976)

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

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (1978)

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (1979)

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

Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson (1981)

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

Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt (1983)

Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (1984)

The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (1985)

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (1986)

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman (1987)

Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman (1988)

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

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (1990)

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (1991)

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (1992)

Missing May by Cynthia Rylant (1993)

The Giver by Lois Lowry (1994)

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (1995)

The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman (1996)

The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (1997)

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (1998)

Holes by Louis Sachar (1999)

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (2000)

A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (2001)

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (2002)

Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (2003)

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo (2004)

Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata (2005)

Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (2006)

The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron (2007)

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

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (2009)

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (2010)

Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (2011)

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (2012)

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate (2013)

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