Book Awards

Newbery Medal Books

From 1922 to 2021

Fighting Words
A Wish in the Dark
When You Trap a Tiger
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
We Dream of Space

What is the Newbery Medal?

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Information from the American Library Association.

Fighting Words
When You Trap a Tiger
Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
6.0
New Kid
5.8
school
Other Words for Home
Scary Stories for Young Foxes
The Night Diary
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
5.5
Long Way Down
Wolf Hollow
Roller Girl
Echo
El Deafo
The Crossover (Graphic Novel)
6.5
The One and Only Ivan
Moon Over Manifest
The Graveyard Book
7.0
The Higher Power of Lucky
Kira-Kira
A Single Shard
Bud, Not Buddy
6.0
Out of the Dust
5.3
The Midwife's Apprentice
5.0
The Giver
All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
We Dream of Space
Genesis Begins Again
The Undefeated
5.5
Black historyantiracism
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
The Book of Boy
Hello, Universe
4.5
Piecing Me Together
The Inquisitor's Tale
Last Stop on Market Street
5.1
The War That Saved My Life
Brown Girl Dreaming
5.5
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Dead End in Norvelt
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
Criss Cross
The Tale of Despereaux
5.9
Crispin: The Cross of Lead
A Year Down Yonder
Holes
4.5
The View from Saturday
5.8
Walk Two Moons