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Newbery Medal Winners
2020
The Undefeated
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kwame Alexander

Horn Book Alexander and Nelson honor the achievements, courage, and perseverance of ordinary black people as ...More

2020
Scary Stories for Young Foxes
Click to search this book in our catalog   Christian McKay Heidicker,

Book list Heidicker (Attack of the 50-Foot Wallflower, 2018) deftly transitions from YA to middle-grade ficti...More

2020
Other Words for Home
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jasmine Warga

Book list From start to finish, Warga's middle-grade debut puts its hands around your heart and holds it,...More

 
2020
Genesis Begins Again
 Alicia D. Williams

Kirkus Thirteen-year-old Genesis Anderson is a black girl who has been dealt a heavy hand in life.She's h...More

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2019
Merci Suarez Changes Gears
 Meg Medina

Book list *Starred Review* Merci Suárez loves painting with her Papi, playing on his soccer team, telling her...More

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2019
The Night Diary
 Veera Hiranandani

Publishers Weekly After introverted Nisha receives a diary for her 12th birthday, she begins to find her voic...More

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2019
The Book of Boy
Click to search this book in our catalog   Catherine Gilbert Murdock

School Library Journal Gr 4-6-Boy is the village outcast. A hunchbacked orphan with a mysterious past and a k...More

2018
Hello, Universe
Click to search this book in our catalog   Erin Entrada Kelly

Book list *Starred Review* Four middle-schoolers' fates intertwine one summer in Kelly's (The Land of...More

2018
An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Click to search this book in our catalog   Derrick Barnes

Publishers Weekly How good can a haircut make a person feel? "Magnificent. Flawless. Like royalty."...More

 
2018
Long Way Down
 Jason Reynolds

Publishers Weekly Will, 15, is following his neighborhood's well-established rules-don't cry, don'...More

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2018
Piecing Me Together
 Renee Watson

Book list Who owns the river and the line, and the hook, and the worm? wonders Jade, a scholarship kid at Por...More

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2017
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
 Kelly Barnhill

School Library Journal Gr 4-6-Once a year in the Protectorate there is a Day of Sacrifice. The youngest baby ...More

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2017
Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life
Click to search this book in our catalog   Asheley Bryan

School Library Journal Gr 4-6-Using real documents from an estate appraisal dated July 5, 1828, Bryan has cre...More

2017
The Inquisitors Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
Click to search this book in our catalog   Adam Gidwitz>

Publishers Weekly In 1242 France, weary travelers at an inn trade stories about three miraculous children and...More

2017
Wolf Hollow
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lauren Wolk

School Library Journal Gr 5-8-In 1943 rural Pennsylvania, Annabelle is plagued by intense and violent bullyin...More

 
2016
Last Stop on Market Street
 Matt De La Pena

Publishers Weekly Like still waters, de la Peña (A Nation's Hope) and Robinson's (Gaston) story runs ...More

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2015
The War that Saved My Life
 Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

School Library Journal Gr 4-6-Bradley turns her keen historical eye from Monticello (Jefferson's Sons, Pe...More

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2015
Roller Girl
 Victoria Jamieson

School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Twelve-year-old Astrid realizes that her interests are distinctly different fro...More

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2015
Echo
Click to search this book in our catalog   Pam Munoz Ryan

Publishers Weekly The fairy tale that opens this elegant trio of interconnected stories from Ryan (The Dreame...More

2015
The Crossover
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kwame Alexander

School Library Journal Gr 6-10-Twins Josh and Jordan are junior high basketball stars, thanks in large part ...More

2014
El Deafo
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cece Bell

Publishers Weekly A bout of childhood meningitis left Bell (Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover) deaf at age four,...More

 
2014
Brown Girl Dreaming
 Jacqueline Woodson

Book list *Starred Review* What is this book about? In an appended author's note, Woodson says it best: m...More

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2014
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
 Kate DiCamillo

Publishers Weekly Newbery Medalist DiCamillo and illustrator Campbell meld prose with comics sequences in a ...More

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2014
Doll Bones
 Holly Black

School Library Journal Gr 4-7-At 12 years old, lifelong friends Zach, Poppy, and Alice are ferociously cling...More

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2014
The Year of Billy Miller
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kevin Henkes

Book list Billy Miller is starting second grade, and though his teacher, Mrs. Silver, tells the class it is t...More

2014
One Came Home
Click to search this book in our catalog   Amy Timberlake

Book list To find out what really happened to her purportedly dead sister, sharpshooting 13-year-old Georgie ...More

2014
Paperboy
Click to search this book in our catalog   Vince Vawter

School Library Journal Gr 6-9-After an overthrown baseball busts his best friend's lip, 11-year-old Vict...More

 
2013
The One and Only Ivan
 Katherine Applegate

School Library Journal Gr 3-7-This tender tale of friendship and hope is narrated by a silverback gorilla li...More

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2013
Splendors and Glooms
 Laura Amy Schlitz

Book list *Starred Review* A brooding, Dickensian novel with a touch of fantasy and a glimmer of hope, Schlit...More

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2013
Bomb
 Steve Sheinkin

Publishers Weekly In his highly readable storytelling style, Sheinkin (The Notorious Benedict Arnold) weaves...More

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2013
Three Times Lucky
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sheila Turnage

Publishers Weekly Eleven years ago, Mo LoBeau arrived in Tupelo Landing, N.C., a newborn baby girl washed do...More

2013
Dead End in Norvelt
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jack Gantos

Book list Looks like a bummer of a summer for 11-year-old Jack (with a same-name protagonist, it's tempti...More

2013
Inside Out and Back Again
Click to search this book in our catalog   Thanhha Lai

School Library Journal Gr 4-6-A story based on the author's childhood experiences. Ha is 10 when Saigon ...More

 
2013
Breaking Stalins Nose
 Eugene Yelchin

School Library Journal Gr 5-7-Velchin skillfully combines narrative with dramatic black-and-white illustrati...More

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