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Newbery Award Winners

Description: The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Bookshare is pleased to offer the Medal winner for each year, plus those Honor books that are in the general collection.


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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

by Kelly Barnhill

An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her.

Date Added: 06/13/2017


Year: 2017

Award: Medal Winner

Wolf Hollow

by Lauren Wolk

A young girl's kindness, compassion, and honesty overcome bullying.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Award: Honors Book

The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

by Adam Gidwitz and Hatem Aly

On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Award: Honors Book

Last Stop On Market Street

by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson

Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Award: Medal Winner

Echo

by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this genre-defying masterpiece from storytelling maestro Pam Muñoz Ryan.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Award: Honors Book

The War that Saved My Life

by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson's Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Award: Honors Book

The Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

2015 Newberry Award Winner! "With a bolt of lightning on my kicks... The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Award: Medal Winner

Brown Girl Dreaming

by Jacqueline Woodson

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Young People's Literature and a Newbery Honor Book. Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Award: Honors Book

Flora And Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

by Kate Dicamillo and K. G. Campbell

Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal. Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Award: Medal Winner

Doll Bones

by Holly Black and Eliza Wheeler

Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Award: Honors Book

One Came Home

by Amy Timberlake

In the town of Placid, Wisconsin, in 1871, Georgie Burkhardt is known for two things: her uncanny aim with a rifle and her habit of speaking her mind plainly.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Award: Honors Book

The Year of Billy Miller

by Kevin Henkes

Award-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, and elementary school.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Award: Honors Book

Paperboy

by Vince Vawter

An 11-year-old boy living in Memphis in 1959 throws the meanest fastball in town, but talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a word without stuttering, not even his own name.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Award: Honors Book

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate and Patricia Castelao

Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Award: Medal Winner

Bomb: The Race to Build -- and Steal -- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

by Steve Sheinkin

This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Award: Honors Book

Three Times Lucky

by Sheila Turnage

Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC, where everyone's business is fair game and no secret is sacred. She washed ashore in a hurricane eleven years ago, and she's been making waves ever since.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Award: Honors Book

Splendors And Glooms

by Laura Amy Schlitz

The master puppeteer, Gaspare Grisini, is so expert at manipulating his stringed puppets that they appear alive. Clara Wintermute, the only child of a wealthy doctor, is spellbound by Grisini's act and invites him to entertain at her birthday party. When Clara vanishes that night, suspicion of kidnapping falls upon the puppeteer and, by association, his young assistants.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Award: Honors Book

Dead End in Norvelt

by Jack Gantos

In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer of 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most unusual chore involving the newly dead, molten wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, and countless bloody noses.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Award: Medal Winner

Breaking Stalin's Nose

by Eugene Yelchin

In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, but when police take his father away and leave Sasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own perceptions, values, and beliefs. Newbery Honor winner for 2012.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Award: Honors Book

Inside Out and Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

No one would believe me but at times I would choose wartime in Saigon over peacetime in Alabama.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Award: Honors Book

Moon Over Manifest

by Clare Vanderpool

The movement of the train rocked me like a lullaby. I closed my eyes to the dusty countryside and imagined the sign I'd seen only in Gideon's stories: Manifest--A Town with a rich past and a bright future.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Medal Winner

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

by Joyce Sidman

Come feel the cool and shadowed breeze, come smell your way among the trees, come touch rough bark and leathered leaves: Welcome to the night. Welcome to the night, where mice stir and furry moths flutter.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Honors Book

Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Nakahama Manjiro

by Margi Preus

In 1841, a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan’s borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Honors Book

Turtle in Paradise

by Jennifer L. Holm

In Jennifer L. Holm's New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor winning middle grade historical fiction novel, life isn't like the movies.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Honors Book

One Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia

Eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. She's had to be, ever since their mother, Cecile, left them seven years ago for a radical new life in California. When they arrive from Brooklyn to spend the summer with her, Cecile is nothing like they imagined...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Honors Book


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