Newbery Award Books

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

The One and Only Ivan
2010-
A Single Shard
2000-2009
Number the Stars
1990-1999
A Gathering of Days
1980-1989
Sounder
1970-1979

Onion John
1960-1969
Amos Fortune, Free Man
1950-1959
King of the Wind
1940-1949
Caddie Woodlawn
1930-1939
The Dark Frigate
1922-1929

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.