Newbery Medal Winner Books

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year. List of books from American Library Association www.ala.org
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98 books · 349 voters · list created April 21st, 2009 by Melissa (votes) .
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Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.


Melissa 1140 books
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Ricki 4073 books
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3142 books
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Suzanne 710 books
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Tara 356 books
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Lauren 52 books
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Rebecca Grace 657 books
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Gina 22 books
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message 1: by Melissa (new)

Melissa When you read a book as a child it becomes part of your identity in a way that no other reading in your life does.
-Kathleen Kelly (You've Got Mail)


message 2: by Kenea (new)

Kenea Beamon i love books and 1 intresting book is beastly so find it and read it


message 3: by Cheryl (new)

Cheryl Hager Why is Jane Austin on the Newbery Award list????


message 4: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Dec 09, 2012 11:08AM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Sigh.

Removed for not being Newbery Medal Winners:

Caleb's Story, by Patricia MacLachlan
The Borrowers, by Mary Norton (Carnegie Medal winner)
Winnie-the-Pooh, by A.A. Milne
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Mark Twain
Dracula, by Bram Stoker
Skylark, by Patricia MacLachlan
Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats (Caldecott Medal winner)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter
Stand Tall, by Joan Bauer
Tuesdays at the Castle, by Jessica Gay George
Inside Out and Back Again, by Thanhha Lai (Newbery Honor)
Toys Come Home, by Emily Jenkins
The Unsinkable Walker Bean, by Aaron Renier
Waiting for the Magic, by Patricia MacLachlan
Bless this Mouse, by Lois Lowry
A Dog's Way Home, by Bobbie Pyron
Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice, by Philip M. House (Newbery Honor)
Elijah of Buxton, by Christopher Paul Curtis (Newbery Honor)
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, by Rodman Philbrick (Newbery Honor)
Cosmic, by Frank Cottrell Boyce
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia (Newbery Honor)
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly (Newbery Honor)
Ramona the Pest, by Beverly Cleary
Corduroy, by Don Freeman
Strega Nona, by Tomie dePaola (Caldecott Honor)
Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans (Caldecott Honor)
Zita the Spacegirl, by Ben Hatke
Wonderstruck, by Brian Selnick
Turtle in Paradise, by Jennifer L. Holm (Newbery Honor)
Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, and The Cricket on the Hearth, by Charles Dickens
Wildwood, by Colin Meloy
Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu
A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz
The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams
The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Don't think I missed anything; if I did, please tell me and I'll try to nab it.


message 6: by Isabella (new)

Isabella Sparrow How come The Invention of Hugo Cabret and The Storm in the Barn are on this list? They aren't Newbery medal winners.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Both removed.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Removed for not being a Newbery Medal winner:

Foster Fox


message 10: by Martine (new)

Martine Thank you for creating this list and maintaining its accuracy!


message 11: by Beverly (new)

Beverly Susanna - Censored by GoodReads wrote: "Removed for not being a Newbery Medal winner:

Foster Fox"


Susanna, why are you "Censored by Goodreads"? And I also thank you for your work on keeping this list accurate!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads As of the end of September, GR very abruptly decided to delete reviews and shelf names they didn't like - mostly anything with "author" in it, but also things like "hex" "icy-taa," and "tain," which was the user's shelf for books about the epic poem The Tain - without making a site anouncement. They stealth-anounced it in a thread on the Feedback group (read by 13,000 of what they brag is 20+ million of us) - a thread that is now, I think, the longest thread on GR at over 7000 posts.

Some of us have changed our screenames to reflect that we don't like censorship.

More details: https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/...


message 13: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Sapp Watsons go to Birmingham, great book but it was a Newbery Honor. Thanks for this list!


message 14: by Darla (last edited May 06, 2015 07:28AM) (new)

Darla several titles in this list are NOT Newbery Award winners but honor books #94-98 and #86 and I didn't see the latest winners Flora & Ulysses or The Crossover


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads The most recent winners may not have been added by a voter yet.


message 16: by Michael (new)

Michael Fitzgerald Removed 6 honor book titles as mentioned above. As of 2015, there should be only 94 medal winners.


message 17: by Keith (new)

Keith I think Night Before Christmas should be removed, and we have a new winner: Last Stop on Market Street. :) Thanks for the list!


message 18: by Fran (new)

Fran I removed Night Before Christmas. Last Stop on Market Street had already been added. I believe this list is now correct as of 12/06/16.


message 19: by Ali (new)

Ali 3 books have been added that are not Newbery award winners. Can the list creator remove them?
The Night the White Deer Died, The House of Sixty Fathers, The Education of Little Tree


message 20: by Michael (new)

Michael Fitzgerald Done.


message 21: by Ali (new)

Ali 3 more were added- not winners


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads What are they, and where are they?


message 23: by Michael (new)

Michael Fitzgerald Removed the 3. Apparently some clown felt that Shine Little Light by Jonathan Nettles (newly published) needed a promotional boost.


message 25: by Ali (new)

Ali It's back on there.


message 26: by Michael (new)

Michael Fitzgerald Fixed again. Here's the perpetrator - perhaps someone else wants to report: https://www.goodreads.com/list/user_votes/78132794-meeka


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Could remove from this list because clearly it is not qualified for it. The others - they're very general, and easy to spam books on. Unfortunately.


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