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Children's Literature

Find information about the CSULB University Library's children's collection as well as information about children's literature in general.

Newbery Medal

The winner of the Newbery medal is announced each January.  It is awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children in the previous year.

Winners 2001-Present

New Kid

Winner 2020

Merci Suárez Changes Gears

Winner 2019

Hello, Universe

Winner 2018

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Winner 2017

Last Stop on Market Street

Winner 2016
Last Stop Book Trailer Video

The Crossover

Winner 2015

Flora and Ulysses

Flora and Ulysses

Winner 2014

The One and Only Ivan

Winner 2013

Dead End in Norvelt

Winner 2012

Moon over Manifest

Moon over Manifest

Winner 2011

When You Reach Me

When You Reach Me

Winner 2010

The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book

Winner 2009

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!

Winner 2008

The Higher Power of Lucky

The Higher Power of Lucky

Winner 2007

Criss Cross

Criss Cross

Winner 2006

Kira-Kira

Winner 2005

The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux

Winner 2004

Crispin

Crispin

Winner 2003

A Single Shard

A Single Shard

Winner 2002

A Year down Yonder

A Year down Yonder

Winner 2001

Winners 1983-2000

Bud, Not Buddy

Bud, Not Buddy

Winner 2000

Holes

Holes

Winner 1999

Out of the Dust

Out of the Dust

Winner 1998

The View from Saturday

The View from Saturday

Winner 1997

The Midwife's Apprentice

The Midwife's Apprentice

Winner 1996

Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons

Winner 1995

The Giver

The Giver

Winner 1994

Missing May

Missing May

Winner 1993

Shiloh

Shiloh

Winner 1992

Maniac Magee

Maniac Magee

Winner 1991

Number the Stars

Number the Stars

Winner 1990

Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise

Winner 1989

Lincoln

Lincoln

Winner 1988

The Whipping Boy

The Whipping Boy

Winner 1987

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Winner 1986

The Hero and the Crown

The Hero and the Crown

Winner 1985

Dear Mr. Henshaw

Dear Mr. Henshaw

Winner 1984

Dicey's Song

Dicey's Song

Winner 1983

Winners 1963-1982

A Visit to William Blake's Inn

Winner 1982

Jacob Have I Loved

Winner 1981

A Gathering of Days

Winner 1980

The Westing Game

Winner 1979

Bridge to Terabithia

Winner 1978

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Winner 1977

The Grey King

Winner 1976

M.C. Higgins, the Great

Winner 1975

The Slave Dancer

Winner 1974

Julie of the Wolves

Winner 1973

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Winner 1972

The Summer of the Swans

Winner 1971

Sounder

Winner 1970

The High King

Winner 1969

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Winner 1968

Up a Road Slowly

Winner 1967

I, Juan de Pareja

Winner 1966

Shadow of a Bull

Winner 1965

It's Like This, Cat

Winner 1964

A Wrinkle in Time

Winner 1963

Newbery Winners 1943-1962

The Bronze Bow

Winner 1962

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Winner 1961

Onion John

Winner 1960

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Winner 1959

Rifles for Watie

Winner 1958

Miracles on Maple Hill

Winner 1957

Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

Winner 1956

The Wheel on the School

Winner 1955

...And Now Miguel

Winner 1954

Secret of the Andes

Winner 1953

Ginger Pye

Winner 1952

Amos Fortune, Free Man

Winner 1951

The Door in the Wall

Winner 1950

King of the Wind

Winner 1949

The Twenty-one Balloons

Winner 1948

Miss Hickory

Winner 1947

Strawberry Girl

Winner 1946

Rabbit Hill

Winner 1945

Johnny Tremain

Winner 1944

Adam of the Road

Winner 1943

Newbery Winners 1922-1942

The Matchlock Gun

Winner 1942

Call It Courage

Winner 1941

Daniel Boone

Winner 1940

Thimble Summer

Winner 1939

The White Stag

Winner 1938

Roller Skates

Winner 1937

Caddie Woodlawn

Winner 1936

Dobry

Winner 1935

Invincible Louisa

Winner 1934

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

Winner 1933

Waterless Mountain

Winner 1932

The Cat Who Went to Heaven

Winner 1931

Hitty

Winner 1930

The Trumpeter of Krakow

Winner 1929

Gay Neck

Winner 1928

Smoky the Cowhorse

Winner 1927

Shen of the Sea

Winner 1926

Tales from Silver Lands

Winner 1925

The Dark Frigate

Winner 1924

The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

Winner 1923

The Story of Mankind

Winner 1922