Children's Literature : Medal Winners

Bibliography updated January 29, 2014

Caldecott Medal and Honors

An asterisk notes which titles are available at the Sullivan University Library.

2010s 


2014 
*Locomotive written and illus. by Brian Floca-winner (JF F-Lexington)
Journey written and illus. by Aaron Becker-honor
Flora and the Flamingo written and illus. by Molly Idle-honor
Mr. Wuffles written and illus. by David Wiesner-honor

2013
*This Is Not My Hat written and illus. by Jon Klassen-winner (JF Award K-Louisville)
*Creepy Carrots illus. by Peter Brown and written by Aaron Reynolds-honor (JF Award R-Louisville)
*Extra Yarn illus. by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett-honor (JF Award B-Louisville) (JF B-Lexington)
*Green written and illus. by Laura Vaccaro Seeger-honor (JF Award S-Louisville)
*One Cool Friend illus. by David Small and written by Toni Buzzeo-honor (JF Award B-Louisville)
*Sleep Like a Tiger illus. by Pamela Zagarenski and written by Mary Logue-honor (JF Award L-Louisville)
 
2012
*A Ball for Daisy written and illus. by Chris Raschka-winner (JF Award R-Louisville) (JF R-Lexington)
*Blackout written and illus. by John Rocco-honor (JF Picture R-Louisville)
*Grandpa Green written and illus. by Lane Smith-honor (JF Growing S-Louisville)
*Me. . .Jane written and illus. by Patrick McDonnell-honor (JF Nature M-Louisville)
 
2011
*A Sick Day for Amos McGee illus. by Erin Stead, written by Philip Stead-winner(JF Award S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)
*Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave illus. by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill-honor (JF H-Lexington)
*Interrupting Chicken written and illus. by David Ezra Stein-honor (JF S-Lexington) 
 
2010
*The Lion & the Mouse written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney-winner (JF Award P-Louisville)(JF P-Lexington)
*All the World illus. by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon-honor (JF F-Lexington)
*Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors illus. by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman-honor (JF Award S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexignton)
 

2000s

 

2009

*The House in the Night illus. by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson-winner(JF Award S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)

*A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever written and illus. by Marla Frazee-honor(JF Award F- Louisville) (JF F-Lexington)

*How I Learned Geography written and illus. by Uri Shulevitz-honor(JF Cel/Mul S-Louisville) (JF S)

A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams illus. by Melissa Sweet, written by Jen Bryant-honor  
 

2008

*The Invention of Hugo Cabret written and illus. by Brian Selznick-winner (JF S-Louisville)

*Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad illus. by Kadir Nelson, written by Ellen Levine-honor (JF L)

*First the Egg written and illus. by Laura Vaccaro Seeger-honor (JF Concepts S-Louisville)

*The Wall: Growing up Behind the iron Curtain written and illus. by Peter Sis-honor (JF Nature S-Louisville)

*Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity written and illus. by Mo Willems-honor(JF Picture W-Louisville) (JF W-Lexington)

 
2007
*Flotsam written and illus. by David Wiesner-winner(JF Award W-Louisville) (JF W-Lexington)

*Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet written and illus. by David McLimans-honor (JF Concepts M-Louisville)

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom illus. by Kadir Nelson, written by Carole Boston Weatherford-honor
 

2006

*The Hello, Goodbye Window illus. by Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster-winner (JF Award J-Louisville)

Rosa illus. by Bryan Collier, written by Nikki Giovanni-honor

Zen Shorts written and illus. by Jon J. Muth-honor
Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride
written and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman-honor

Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems illus. by Beckie Prange, written by Joyce Sidman-honor
 

2005

*Kitten’s first Full Moon written and illus. by Kevin Henkes-winner (JF Award H-Louisville)

*The Red Book written and illus. by Barbara Lehman-honor(JF Picture L-Louisville) (JF L-Lexington)

*Coming on Home Soon illus. by E.B. Lewis, written by Jacqueline Woodson-honor(JF Award W-Louisville) (JF W-Lexington)

*Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale written and illus. by Mo Willems-honor(JF Picture W-Louisville) (JF W-Lexington)
 

2004

*The Man Who Walked Between the Towers written and illus. by Mordecai Gerstein-winner(JF Award G-Louisville) (JF G-Lexington)

*Ella Sarah Gets Dressed written and illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine-honor(JF Picture C-Louisville) (JF C-Lexington)

*What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? Illus. and written by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page-honor(JF Nature J-Louisville (JF J-Lexington)

*Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus written and illus. by Mo Willems-honor(JF Picture W-Louisville) (JF W-Lexington)

 

2003

*My Friend Rabbit written and illus. by Eric Rohmann-winner(JF Award R-Louisville) (JF R-Lexington)

*The Spider and the Fly illus. by Mary Howitt, written by Toni DiTerlizzi-honor (JF Picture H-Louisville)

*Hondo and Fabian written and illus. by Peter McCarty-honor(JF Picture M-Louisville) (JF M-Lexington)

Noah’s Ark written and illus. by Jerry Pinkney­­-honor

 

2002 

*The Three Pigs written and illus. by David Wiesner-winner (JF Award W-Louisville)

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins illus. by Brian Selznick, written by Barbara Kerley-honor

Martin’s Big Words: the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. illus. by Bryan Collier, written by Doreen Rappaport-honor

*The Stray Dog written and illus. by Marc Simont-honor(JF Picture S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)

 

2001

*So You Want to Be President? Illus. by David Small, written by Judith St. George-winner (JF Award S-Louisville)

*Casey at the Bat illus. by Christopher Bing, written by Ernest Thayer-honor (JF PictureT-Louisville)

*Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type illus. by Betsy Lewin, written by Doreen Cronin-honor(JF Picture C-Louisville) (JF C-Lexington)

*Olivia written and illus. by Ian Falconer-honor(JF Picture F-Louisville) (JF F-Lexington)

 

2000 

*Joseph Had a Little Overcoat written and illus. by Simms Taback-winner(JF Award T-Louisville) (JF T-Lexington)

A Child’s Calendar illus. by Trina Schart Hyman, written by John Updike-honor

Sector 7 written and illus. by David Wiesner-honor

*When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry written and illus. by Molly Bang-honor(JF Growing B-Louisville) (JF B-Lexington)

*The Ugly Duckling adapted and illus. by Jerry Pinkney-honor(JF Folk P-Louisville) (JF P-Lexington)

 

1990s

 
1999 

Snowflake Bentley illus. by Mary Azarian, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin-winner

Duke Ellington The Piano Prince and His Orchestra illus. by Brian Pinkney, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney-honor

*No! David Written and illus. by David Shannon-honor (JF S-Lexington)

*Snow written and illus. by Uri Shulevitz-honor (JF S-Lexington)

Tibet Through the Red Box written and illus. by Peter Sis-honor

 

1998

*Rapunzel written and illus. by Paul Zelinsky-winner(JF Award Z-Louisville) (JF Z-Lexington)

*The Gardener illus. by David Small, written by Sarah Stewart-honor (JF Growing S-Louisville)

Harlem illus. by Christopher Myers, written by Walter Dean Myers-honor

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly written and illus. by Simms Taback-honor

 

1997

*Golem written and illus. by David Wisniewski-winner (JF Award W-Louisville)
Hush! A Thai Lullaby illus. by Holly Meade, written by Minfong Ho-honor
The Graphic Alphabet written and illus. by David Pelletier-honor
The Paperboy written and illus. by Dav Pilkey­-honor
Starry Messenger
written and illus. by Peter Sis-honor 
 
1996

*Officer Buckle and Gloria written and illus. by Peggy Rathmann-winner(JF Award R-Louisville) (JF R-Lexignton)

*Alphabet City written and illus. by Stephen Johnson-honor(JF Concepts J-Louisville) (JF J-Lexington)

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin illus. by Marjorie Priceman, written by Lloyd Moss-honor

The Faithful Friend illus. by Brian Pinkney, written by Robert San Souci-honor

*Tops & Bottoms adapted and illus. by Janet Stevens-honor(JF Folk S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)

 
1995

*Smoky Night illus. by David Diaz, written by Eve Bunting-winner (JF Award B-Louisville)

John Henry illus. by Jerry Pinkney, written by Julius Lester-honor 

*Swamp Angel illus. by Paul Zelinsky, written by Anne Issacs-honor (JF Picture I-Louisville)

*Time Flies written and illus. by Eric Rohmann-honor (JF Picture R-Louisville)

 

1994

*Grandfather’s Journey written and illus. by Allen Say-winner (JF S-Louisville)

Peppe the Lamplighter illus. by Ted Lewin, written by Elisa Bartone-honor

*In the Small, Small Pond written and illus. by Denise Fleming-honor (JF F-Lexington)

Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest written and illus. by Gerald McDermott-honor

*Owen written and illus. by Kevin Henkes-honor(JF Growing H-Louisville) (JF H-Lexington)

*Yo! Yes? written and illus. by Chris Raschka-honor (JF R-Lexington)

 

1993

*Mirette on the High Wire written and illus. by Emily Arnold McCully-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

*The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales illus. by Lane Smith, written by Jon Scieszka-honor (JF S-Lexington)

*Seven Blind Mice written and illus. by Ed Young-honor(JF Folk Y-Louisville) (JF Y-Lexington)

Working Cotton illus. by Carole Byard, written by Sherley Anne Williams-honor

 
1992

*Tuesday written and illus. by David Wiesner-winner (JF Award W-Louisville)

*Tar Beach written and illus. by Faith Ringgold-honor(JF Award R-Louisville) (JF R-Lexington)

 

1991

*Black and White written and illus. by David Macaulay-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

Puss in Boots illus. by Fred Marcellino, written by Charles Perrault-honor

*“More More More,” Said the Baby: Three Love Stories written and illus. by Vera Williams-honor (JF W-Louisville)
(JF W-Lexington

1990

*Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China written and illus. by Ed Young-winner (JF Award Y-Louisville)

*Bill Peet: An Autobiography written and illus. by Bill Peet-honor (JF Nature P-Louisville)

*Color Zoo written and illus. by Lois Ehlert-honor (JF E-Lexington)

The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South illus. by Jerry Pinkney, written by Robert San Souci-honor

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins illus. by Trina Schart Hyman, written by Eric Kimmel-honor

 

1980s

 
1989

*Song and Dance Man illus. by Stephen Gammell, written by Karen Ackerman-winner(JF Award A-Louisville) (JF A-Lexington)

The Boy of the Three-Year Nap illus. by Allen Say, written by Diane Snyder-honor

Free Fall written and illus. by David Weisner-honor

*Goldilocks and the Three Bears written and illus. by James Marshall-honor (JF M-Lexington)

*Mirandy and Brother Wind illus. by Jerry Pinkney, written by Patricia McKissack-honor (JF Award M-Louisville)

 

1988

*Owl Moon illus. by John Schoenherr, written by Jane Yolen-winner(JF Award Y-Louisville) (JF Y-Lexington)

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughter’s written and illus. by John Steptoe-honor (JF S)

 

1987
*Hey, Al illus. by Richard Egielski, written by Arthur Yorinks-winner(JF Award Y-Louisville) (JF Y-Lexington)
The Village of Round and Square Houses written and illus. by Ann Grifalconi-honor (JF G)
Alphabatics written and illus. by Suse MacDonald-honor (JF M)
Rumpelstiltskin written and illus. by Paul Zelinsky-honor (JF Z)
  
 
1986

*The Polar Express written and illus. by Chris Van Allsburg-winner(JF Award V-Louisville) (JF V-Lexington)

*The Relatives Came illus. by Stephen Gammell, written by Cynthia Rylant-honor(JF Picture R-Louisville) (JF R-Lexington)

*King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub illus. by Don Wood, written by Audrey Wood-honor (JF W-Lexington)
 
1985

*Saint George and the Dragon illus. by Trina Schart Hyman, retold by Margaret Hodges-winner(JF Award H-Louisville) (JF H-Lexington)

*Hansel and Gretel illus. by Paul Zelinsky, retold by Rika Lesser-honor (JF L-Lexington)

*Have You Seen My Duckling? Written and illus. by Nancy Tafuri-honor (JF T-Lexington)

The Story of Jumping Mouse: a Native American Legend retold and illus. by John Steptoe-honor
 
1984 

*The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot written and illus. by Alice and Martin Provensen-winner (JF P-Louisville)

Little Red Riding Hood retold and illus. by Trina Schart Hyman-honor

*Ten, Nine, Eight written and illus. by Molly Bang-honor (JF B-Lexington) 

 

1983 

*Shadow illus. by Marcia Brown, written by Blaise Cendrars-winner (JF Award C-Lousiville)

*A Chair for My Mother written and illus. by Vera Williams-honor(JF Growing W-Louisville) (JF W-Lexington)

When I Was Young in the Mountains illus. by Diane Goode, written by Cynthia Rylant-honor

 

1982

*Jumanji written and illus. by Chris Van Allsburg-winner (JF Award V-Louisville)

Where the Buffaloes Begin illus. by Stephen Gammell, written by Olaf Baker-honor

On Market Street illus. by Anita Lobel, written by Arnold Lobel-honor

Outside Over There written and illus. by Maurice Sendak-honor

A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers illus. by Alice and Martin Provensen, written by Nancy Willard

 

1981

*Fables written and illus. by Arnold Lobel-winner (JF Award L-Louisville)

The Bremen-Town Musicians retold and illus. by Ilse Plume-honor

*The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher written and illus. by Molly Bang-honor (JF Picture B-Louisville)

Mice Twice written and illus. by Joseph Low-honor

Truck written and illus. by Donald Crews-honor
 
1980

*Ox-Cart Man illus. by Barbara Cooney, written by Donald Hall-winner (JF Award H-Lousiville)

Ben’s Trumpet written and illus. by Rachel Isadora-honor

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi written and illus. by Chris Van Allsburg-honor

The Treasure written and illus. by Uri Shulevitz-honor

 

1970s 

 
1979

*The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble-winner (JF Award G-Louisville)

*Freight Train written and illus. by Donald Crews-honor(JF Picture C-Louisville) (JF C-Lexington)

The Way to Start a Day illus. by Peter Parnall, written by Byrd Baylor-honor

 

1978

*Noah’s Ark written and illus. by Peter Spier-winner (JF Award S-Louisville)

Castle written and illus. by David Macaulay-honor

It Could Always Be Worse retold and illus. by Margot Zemach-honor

 

1977

Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon, written by Margaret Musgrove-winner

The Amazing Bone written and illus. by William Steig-honor

The Contest retold and illus. by Nonny Hogrogian-honor

Fish for Supper written and illus. by M.B. Goffstein-honor

The Golem: A Jewish Legend written and illus. by Beverly Brodsky McDermott-honor

Hawk, I’m Your Brother illus. by Peter Parnall, written by Byrd Baylor-honor

 

1976

*Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon, retold by Verna Aardema-winner(JF Award A-Lousiville) (JF A-Lexington)

The Desert Is Theirs illus. by Peter Parnall, written by Byrd Baylor-honor

*Strega Nona written and illus. by Tomie de Paola-honor (JF Folk D-Louisville) (JF D-Lexington)

 

1975

*Arrow to the Sun written and illus. by Gerald McDermott-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book illus. by Tom Feelings, written by Muriel Feelings-honor
 
1974

*Duffy and the Devil illus. by Margot Zemach, retold by Harve Zemach­-winner (JF Award Z-Louisville)

Three Jovial Huntsmen written and illus. by Susan Jeffers-honor
Cathedral written and illus. by David Macaulay-honor  
 
1973

*The Funny Little Woman illus. by Blair Lent, retold by Arlene Mosel-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

*Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti adapted and illus. by Gerald McDermott-honor (JF Folk M-Louisville)

Hosie’s Alphabet illus. by Leonard Baskin, written by Hosea, Tobias & Lisa Baskin-honor

Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs illus. by Nancy Ekholm Burkert, trans by Randall Jarrell-honor

When Clay Sings illus. by Tom Bahti, written by Byrd Baylor-honor

 

1972

*One Fine Day retold and illus. by Nonny Hogrogian-winner(JF Award H-Louisville) (JF H-Lexington)

Hildilid’s Night illus. by Arnold Lobel, written by Cheli Duran Ryan-honor

If All the Seas Were One Sea written and illus. by Janina Domanska-honor

Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book illus. by Tom Feelings, written by Muriel Feelings-honor

 

1971

*A Story A Story retold and illus. by Gail E. Haley-winner (JF Award H-Louisville)

The Angry Moon illus. by Blair Lent, retold by William Sleator-honor

*Frog and Toad Are Friends written and illus. by Arnold Lobel-honor (JF L-Lexington)

In the Night Kitchen written and illus. by Maurice Sendak-honor

 

1970

*Sylvester and the Magic Pebble written and illus. by William Steig-winner(JF Award S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)

Goggles written and illus. by Ezra Jack Keats-honor

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse written and illus. by Leo Lionni-honor

Pop Corn and Ma Goodness illus. by Robert Andrew Parker, written by Edna Mitchell Preston-honor

Thy Friend, Obadiah written and illus. by Brinto Turkle-honor

The Judge: An Untrue Tale illus. by Margot Zemach, written by Harve Zemach-honor
 

1960s

 
1969

*The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship illus. by Uri Shulevitz, retold by Arthur Ransome-winner (JF Award R-Louisville)

Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky illus. by Blair Lent, written by Elphinstone Dayrell-honor

 

1968

*Drummer Hoff illus. by Ed Emberley, adapted by Barbara Emberley-winner (JF Award E-Louisville)

*Frederick written and illus. by Leo Lionni-honor(JF Picture L-Lousiville) (JF L-Lexington)

Seashore Story written and illustrated by Taro Yashima-honor

The Emperor and the Kite illustrated by Ed Young, written by Jane Yolen-honor

 

1967

*Sam, Bangs & Moonshine written and illus. by Evaline Ness-winner (JF Award N-Louisville)

One Wide River to Cross illus. by Ed Emberley, adapted by Barbara Emberley-honor

 

1966

*Always Room for One More illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian, written by Sorche Nic Leodhas (aka Leclair Alger)-winner (JF Award L-Louisville)

Hide and Seek Fog illus. by Roger Duvoisin, written by Alvin Tresselt-honor

Just Me written and illus. by Marie Hall Ets-honor

Tom Tit Tot retold and illus. by Evaline Ness-honor

 

1965

*May I Bring a Friend illus. by Roger Duvoisin; written by Alvin Tresselt-winner (JF Award D-Louisville)

Rain Makes Applesauce illus. by Marvin Bileck, written by Julian Scheer-honor

The Wave illus. by Blair Lent, written by Margaret Hodges-honor

A Pocketful of Cricket illus. by Evaline Ness, written by Rebecca Caudill-honor

 

1964

*Where the Wild Things Are written and illus. by Maurice Sendak-winner(JF Award S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)

Swimmy written and illus. by Leo Lionni-honor

All in the Morning Early illus. by Evaline Ness, written by Sorche nic Leodhas (aka Leclaire Alger)-honor

Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes illus. by Philip Reed-honor

 

1963

*The Snowy Day written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats-winner(JF Award K-Louisville) (JF K-Lexington)

The Sun Is a Golden Earring illus. by Bernarda Bryson, written by Natalia Belting-honor
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present illus. by Maurice Sendak, written by Charlotte Zolotow-honor
 
1962

*Once a Mouse retold and illus. by Marcia Brown-winner (JF B-Louisville)

Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night: An Old Song written and illus. by Peter Spier-honor

Little Bear’s Visit illus. by Maurice Sendak, written by Else Minarik-honor

The Day We Saw the Sun Come Up illus. by Adrienne Adams, written by Alice Goudey-honor

 

1961

*Baboushka and the Three Kings illus. by Nicolas Sidjakov, written by Ruth Robbins (Parnassus)-winner (JF Award R-Louisville)

*Inch by Inch written and illus. by Leo Lionni-honor (JF L-Lexington)

 

1960

Nine Days to Christmas illus. by Marie Hall Ets, written by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida-winner

Houses from the Sea illus. by Adrienne Adams, written by Alice Goudey-honor

The Moon Jumpers illus. by Maurice Sendak, written by Janice May Udry-honor

 

1950s

 

1959

*Chanticleer and the Fox adapted and illus. by Barbara Cooney-winner (JF Award C-Louisville)

The House that Jack Built/La Maison Que Jacques a Batie written and illus. by Antonio Frasconi-honor

What Do You Say, Dear? Illus. by Maurice Sendak, written by Sesyle Joslin (aka W.R. Scott)-honor

Umbrella written and illus. by Taro Yashima-honor 
 
1958

*Time of Wonder written and illus. by Robert McCloskey-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

Fly High, Fly Low written and illus. by Don Freeman-honor

Anatole and the Cat illus. by Paul Galdone, written by Eve Titus-honor

 

1957

*A Tree Is Nice illus. by Marc Simont, written by Janice Udry-winner(JF Award U-Louisville) (JF U-Lexington)

Mr. Penny’s Race Horse written and illus. by Marie Hall Ets-honor

1 Is One written and illustrated by Tasha Tudor-honor

Anatole illus. by Paul Galdone, written by Eve Titus-honor

Gillespie and the Guards illus. by James Daugherty, written by Benjamin Elkin-honor

Lion written and illus. by William Pene du Bois-honor

 

1956

*Frog Went A-Courtin’ illus. by Feodor Rojankovsky, retold by John Langstaff-winner (JF Award L-Louisville)

Play with Me written and illus. by Marie Hall Ets-honor

Crow Boy written and illus. by Taro Yashima-honor

 

1955

Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper illus. by Marcia Brown, written by Charles Perrault-winner

Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes illus. by Marguerite de Angeli-honor

Wheel on the Chimney illus. by Tibor Gergely, written by Margaret Wise Brown-honor

The Thanksgiving Story illus. by Helen Sewell, written by Alice Dalgliesh-honor

 
1954

*Madeline’s Rescue written and illus. by Ludwig Bemelmans-winner (JF Chapter B-Louisville)

Journey Cake, Ho! Illus. by Robert McCloskey, written by Ruth Sawyer-honor

When Will the World Be Mine?  illus. by Jean Charlot, written by Miriam Schlein-honor

The Steadfast Tin Soldier illus. by Marcia Brown, written by Hans Christian Anderson-honor

A Very Special House illus. by Maurice Sendak, written by Ruth Krauss-honor

Green Eyes written and illus. by A. Birnbaum-honor

 

1953

The Biggest Bear written and illus. by Lynd Ward-winner

Puss in Boots illus. by Marcia Brown, written by Charles Perrault-honor

One Morning in Maine written and illus. by Robert McCloskey-honor

Ape in a Cape: An Alphabet of Odd Animals written and illus. by Fritz Eichenberg-honor

The Storm Book illus. by Margaret Bloy Graham, written by Charlotte Zolotow-honor

Five Little Monkeys written and illus. by Juliet Kepes-honor

 

1952

*Finders Keepers illus by Nicolas (aka Nicholas Mordvinoff), written by Will (aka William Lipkind)-winner (JF Award W-Louisville)

Mr. T.W. Anthony Woo written and illus. by Marie Hall Ets-honor

Skipper John’s Cook written and illus. by Marcia Brown-honor

All Falling Down illus. by Margaret Bloy Graham, written by Gene Zion-honor

Bear Party written and illus. by William Pene du Bois-honor

Feather Mountain written and illus. by Elizabeth Olds-honor

 

1951

*The Egg Tree written and illus. by Katherine Milhous-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

Dick Whittington and His Cat written and illus. by Marcia Brown-honor

The Two Reds by Nicolas (aka Nicholas Mordvinoff), written by Will (aka William Lipkind)-honor

If I Ran the Zoo written and illus. by Dr. Seuss-honor

The Most Wonderful Doll in the World illus. by Helen Stone, written by Phyllis McGinley-honor

T-Bone, the Babysitter by Clare Turlay Newberry-honor

 

1950

*Song of the Swallows written and illus. by Leo Politi-winner (JF Award P-Louisville)

America’s Ethan Allen illus. by Lynd Ward, written by Stewart Holbrook-honor

The Wild Birthday Cake illus. by Hildegard Woodward, written by Lavinia Davis-honor

The Happy Day illus. by Marc Simont, written by Ruth Krauss-honor

Bartholomew and the Oobleck written and illus. by Dr. Seuss-honor

Henry Fisherman written and illus. by Marcia Brown

 

1940s 

 

1949

*The Big Snow written and illus. by Berta and Elmer Hader-winner (JF Award H-Louisville)

*Blueberries for Sal written and illus. by Robert McCloskey-honor(JF Picture M-Louisville) (JF M-Lexington)

All Around the Town illus. by Helen Stone, written by Phyllis McGinley-honor

Juanita written and illus. by Leo Politi-honor

Fish in the Air written and illus. by Kurt Wiese-honor

 

1948

*White Snow, Bright Snow illus. by Roger Duvoisin, written by Alvin Tresselt-winner (JF Award T-Louisville)

*Stone Soup written and illus. by Marcia Brown-honor (JF Folk B-Louisville)

McElligot’s Pool written and illus. by Dr. Seuss-honor

Bambino the Clown illus. by Hildegard Woodward, written by Lavinia Davis-honor

Song of Robin Hood illus. by Virginia Lee Burton, text ed. By Anne Malcolmson-honor

 

1947

*The Little Island illus. by Leonard Weisgard, written by Golden MacDonald-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

Rain Drop Splash, illus. by Leonard Weisgard, written by Alvin Tresselt-honor

Timothy Turtle illus. by Tony Palazzo, written by Al Graham-honor

Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street written and illus. by Leo Politi-honor

Sing in Praise: A Collection of the Best Loved Hymns illus. by Marjorie Torrey, selected by Opal Wheeler-honor

 

1946

*The Rooster Crows written and illus. by Maud and Miska Petersham-winner (JF Award P-Louisvile)

Little Lost Lamb illus. by Leonard Weisgard, written by Golden Macdonald­­-honor

Sing Mother Goose illus. by Marjorie Torrey, music by Opal Wheeler-honor

My Mother Is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World illus. Ruth Gannett, written by Becky Reyher

You Can Write Chinese written and illus. by Kurt Wiese-honor

 

1945

*Prayer for a Child illus. by Elizabeth Orton Jones, written by Rachel Field-winner (JF Award F-Louisville)

Mother Goose illus. by Tasha Tudor-honor

In the Forest written and illus. by Marie Hall Ets-honor

Yonie Wondernose written and illus. by Marguerite de Angeli-honor

The Christmas Anna Angel illus. by Kate Seredy, written by Ruth Sawyer

 

1944

*Many Moons illus. by Louis Slobodkin, written by James Thurber-winner (JF Award T-Louisville)

Small Rain: Verses from the Bible, illus. by Elizabeth Orton Jones, selected by Jessie Orton Jones-honor

Pierre Pidgeon illus. by Arnold Bare, written by Lee Kingman-honor

The Mighty Hunter written and illus. by Berta and Elmer Hader-honor

*A Child’s Good Night Book illus. by Jean Charlot, written by Margaret Wise Brown-honor

Good-Luck Horse illus. by Plato Chan, written by Chih-Yi Chan-honor

 

1943

*The Little House written and illus. by Virginia Lee Burton-winner(JF Award B-Louisville) (JF B-Lexington)

Dash and Dart written and illus. by Mary and Conrad Buff-honor

Marshmallow written and illus. by Clare Turlay Newberry-honor

 

1942

*Make Way for Ducklings written and illus. by Robert McCloskey-winner(JF Award M-Louisville) (JF M-Lexington)

An American ABC written and illus. by Maud and Miska Petersham-honor

In My Mother’s House illus. by Velino Herrera, written by Ann Nolan Clark-honor

Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling Holling-honor

Nothing at All written and illus. by Wanda Gag-honor

 

1941

*They Were Strong and Good written and illus. by Robert Lawson-winner (JF Award L-Louisville)

*April’s Kittens written and illus. by Clare Turlay Newberry-honor (JF Picture N-Louisville)

 

1940

*Abraham Lincoln written and illus. by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire-winner (JF Award D-Louisville)

Cock-A-Doodle Doo written and illus. by Berta and Elmer Hader-honor

*Madeline written and illus. by Ludwig Bemelmans-honor(JF Chapter B-Louisville) (JF B-Lexington)

The Ageless Story written and illus. by Lauren Ford-honor

 

1930s

 

1939

Mei Li written and illus. by Thomas Handforth-winner

Andy and the Lion written and illus. by James Daugherty-honor

Barkis written and illus. by Clare Turlay Newberry-honor

The Forest Pool written and illus. by Laura Adams Armer-honor

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs written and illus. by Wanda Gag-honor

Wee Gillis illus. by Robert Lawson, written by Munro Leaf-honor

 

1938

*Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book illus. by Dorothy Lathrop-winner (JF Award L-Louisville)

Four and Twenty Blackbirds illus. by Robert Lawson, compiled by Helen Dean Fish-honor

Seven Simeons: A Russian Tale retold and illus. by Boris Artzybasheff-honor

 

 

Newbery Medal and Honors

2010s

 
2014
Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo-winner
Paperboy by Vince Vawter-honor
Doll Bones by Holly Black-honor
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes-honor
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake-honor


2013
*The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate-winner(JF Award A-Louisville)
*Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin-honor(623.4 S543b-Louisville)
*Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz-honor(JF Award S-Louisville)
*Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage-honor(JF Award T-Louisville)
 
2012
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos-winner
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin-honor
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai-honor
 
2011
*Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool-winner (JF Award V-Louisville)
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman-honor
*Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus-honor (JF P-Lexington)
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia-honor
Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm-honor
 
2010
*When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead-winner(J Award S-Louisville) (JF S-Lexington)
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose-honor
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly-honor
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick-honor
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin-honor
 

2000s

 
2009
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman-winner
After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson-honor
Savvy by Ingrid Law-honor
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle-honor
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt-honor 
 
2008
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz-winner
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis-honor
Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson-honor
The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt-honor
 
2007
The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron-winner
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson-honor
Penny from Heaven by Jennifer Holm-honor
Rules by Cynthia Lord-honor

 

2006

*Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins-winner (JF Award P-Louisville)

Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti-honor

Princess Academy by Shannon Hale-honor

Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson-honor

Whittington by Alan Armstrong-honor

 

2005

*Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata-winner (JF K-lexington)

*Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko-honor (JF C-Lexington)

*Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt-honor (JF S-Lexington)

*The Voice that Challenged a Nation by Russell Freedman-honor(JF Nature F-Louisville) (JF F-Lexington)

 

2004

*The Tale of Desperaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of  

    Thread by Kate DiCamillo-winner(JF Award D-Louisville) (JF D-Lexington)

*An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 by

    Jim Murphy-honor (JF M-Lexington)

*Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes-honor (JF H-Lexington)

 

2003

*Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi-winner (JF Award A-Louisville)

A Corner of the Universe by Ann Martin-honor

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen-honor

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer-honor

Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff-honor

Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie Tolan-honor

 

2002

*A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park-winner (JF Award P-Louisville)

Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson-honor

*Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath-honor (JF Chapter H-Louisville)

 

2001

*A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck-winner(JF Award P-Louisville)

*Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo-honor(JF Chapter D-Louisville)

Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer-honor

Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos-honor

The Wanderer by Sharon Creech-honor

 

2000

*Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis-winner(JF Award C-Louisville) (JF C-Lexington)

26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie dePaola-honor

Getting Near to Baby by Audrey Couloumbis-honor

Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer Holm-honor

 

1990s

 

1999

*Holes by Louis Sachar-winner (JF Award S-Louisville)

*A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck-honor (JF Chapter P-Louisville)

 

1998

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse-winner

*Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine-honor (JF Folk L-Louisville)

Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff-honor

Wringer by Jerry Spinelli-honor

 

1997

*The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg-winner (JF Award K-Louisville)

Belle Prater’s Boy by Ruth White-honor

A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer-honor

*Moorchild by Eloise McGraw-honor (JF M-Lexington)

*The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner-honor (JF T-Lexington)

 

1996

*The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman-winner (JF Award C-Louisville)

The Great Fire by Jim Murphy-honor

*The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis-honor(JF Award C-Louisville) (JF C-Lexington)

What Jamie Saw by Carolyn Coman-honor

Yolanda’s Genius by Carol Fenner-honor
 

1995

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech-winner

Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman-honor

The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer-honor
 

1994

*The Giver by Lois Lowry-winner(JF Award L-Louisville) (JF L-Lexington)

Crazy Lady by Jane Leslie Conly-honor

Dragon’s Gate by Laurence Yep-honor

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery-honor
 
1993
*Missing May by Cynthia Rylant-winner (JF Award R-Louisville)

The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia McKissack-honor

Somewhere in the Darkness by Walter Dean Myers-honor

What Hearts by Bruce Brooks-honor

 

1992

*Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor-winner(JF Award N-Louisville) (JF N-Lexington)

Nothing but the Truth by Avi-honor

The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane by Russell Freedman-honor

 
1991
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli-winner
*The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi-honor (JF A-Louisville)
 
1990
*Number the Stars by Lois Lowry-winner(JF Award L-Louisville) (JF L-Lexington)

Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle-honor

Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Fisher Staples-honor

*The Winter Room by Gary Paulsen-honor (JF ChapterP-Louisville)
 

1980s

 

1989

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman-winner

In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World by Virginia Hamilton-honor

Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers-honor
 
1988
*Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman-winner (JF F-Lexington)

After the Rain by Norma Fox Mazer-honor

*Hatchet by Gary Paulsen-honor (JF Chapter P-Louisville)
 
1987
The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman-winner

A Fine White Dust by Cynthia Rylant-honor

On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer-honor

*Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens by Patricia Lauber-honor (JF Nature L-Louisville)
 
1986
*Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan-winner (JF Award M-Louisville)

Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun by Rhoda Blumberg-honor

Dogsong by Gary Paulsen-honor

 

1985
*The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley-winner (JF M-Lexington)

Like Jake and Me by Mavis Jukes-honor

The Moves Make the Man by Bruce Brooks-honor

One-Eyed Cat by Paula Fox-honor
 
1984
*Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary-winner (JF Chapter C-Louisville)

The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare-honor

A Solitary Blue by Cynthia Voigt-honor

Sugaring Time by Kathryn Lasky-honor

The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree by Bill Brittain-honor
 
1983
*Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt-winner (JF V-Louisville)

The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley-honor

*Doctor DeSoto by William Steig-honor (JF S-Lexington)

Graven Images by Paul Fleischman-honor

Homesick: My Own Story by Jean Fritz-honor

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush by Virginia Hamilton-honor
 
1982
Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard-winner

Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary-honor

Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944 by Aranka Seigal-winner
 
1981
Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson-winner

The Fledgling by Jane Langton-honor

A Ring of Endless Light by Madeline L’Engle-honor

 

1980
*A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos-winner (JF Award B-Louisville)
The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl by David Kherdian-honor
 

1970s

 
1979
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin-winner
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson-honor 
 

1978

*Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson-winner (JF P-Louisville) (JF P-Lexington)

Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey by Jamake Highwater-honor

*Ramona and Her Father by Beverly Cleary-honor (JF Chapter C-Louisville)

 

1977

*Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor-winner (JF Award T-Louisville) (JF T-Lexington)

Abel’s Island by William Steig-honor

A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond-honor

 

1976

The Grey King by Susan Cooper-winner

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep-honor

*The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis-honor (JF Chapter M-Louisville)

 

1975

M.C. Higgins the Great by Virginia Hamilton-winner

Figgs and Phantoms by Ellen Raskin-honor

My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier-honor

The Perilous Guard by Elizabeth Marie Pope-honor

Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe by Bette Greene-honor

 

1974

The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox-winner

The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper-honor

 

1973

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George-winner

Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel-honor

The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss-honor

The Witches of Worm by Zilpha Keatley Snyder-honor

 

1972

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O’Brien-winner

*Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles-honor (JF Cel/Mul M-Louisville)

The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder-honor

Incident at Hawk’s Hill by Allan W. Eckert-honor

The Planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton-honor

*The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula LeGuin-honor(JF L-Lexington)

 

1971

*Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars-winner (JF Award B-Louisville)

Enchantress from the Stars by Sylvia Louise Engdahl-honor

KneeKnock Rise by Natalie Babbitt-honor

Sing Down the Moon by Scott O’Dell-honor

 

1970

*Sounder by William H. Armstrong-winner (JF Award A-Louisville)

Journey Outside by Mary Q. Steele-honor

The Many Ways of Seeing: An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art by Janet Gaylord Moore-honor

Our Eddie by Sulamith Ish-Kishor-honor

 

1960s

 

1969

*The High King by Lloyd Alexander-winner (JF Award A-Louisville)

*To Be a Slave by Julius Lester-honor (JF Nature L-Louisville)

When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer-honor

 

1968

*From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg-winner (JF Award K-Louisville)

The Black Pearl by Scott O’Dell-honor

The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder-honor

The Fearsome Inn by Isaac Bashevis Singer-honor

Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth by E.L. Konigsburg-honor

 

1967

*Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt-winner (JF Award H-Louisville)

The Jazz Man by Mary Hays Weik-honor

The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell-honor

Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer-honor

 

1966

*I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino-winner (JF Award T-Louisville)

The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell-honor

The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander-honor

The Noonday Friends by Mary Stolz-honor

 

1965

*Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska-winner (JF Award W-Louisville)

Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt-honor

 

1964

*It’s Like this, Cat by Emily Neville-winner (JF Award N-Louisville)

*The Loner by Ester Wier-honor (JF Chapter W-Louisville)

*Rascal: A Memoir of a Better Era by Sterling North-honor (JF Chapter N-Louisville)

 

1963

*A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle-winner (JF Award L-Louisville) (JF L-Lexington)

Men of Athens by Olivia Coolidge-honor

Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland by Sorche Nic Leodhas (aka Leclaire Alger)-honor

 

1962

The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare-winner

Belling the Tiger by Mary Stolz-honor

Frontier Living by Edwin Tunis-honor

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw-honor

 

1961

*Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell-winner (JF Award O-Louisville)

America Moves Forward: A History for Peter by Gerald W. Johnson-honor

*The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (aka George Thompson)-honor (JF Chapter S-Louisville)

Old Ramon by Jack Schaefer-honor

 

1960

*Onion John by Joseph Krumgold-winner (JF Award K-Louisville)

America Is Born: A History for Peter by Gerald W. Johnson-honor

The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall-honor

*My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George-honor (JF Chapter G-Louisville)

 

1950s

 

1959

*The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare-winner (JF Award S-Louisville)

Along Came a Dog by Meindert Dejong-honor

Chucaro: Wild Pony of the Pampa by Francis Kalnay-honor

The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carson-honor

The Perilous Road by William O. Steele-honor

 

1958

Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith-winner

Gone Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright-honor

*The Great Wheel by Robert Lawson-honor (JF Chapter L-Louisville)

The Horsecatcher by Mari Sandoz-honor

Tom Paine, Freedom’s Apostle by Leo Gurko-honor

 

1957

*Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen-winner (JF Award S-Louisville)

Black Fox of Lorne by Margeurite de Angeli-honor

The Corn Grows Ripe by Dorothy Rhoads-honor

The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong-honor

Mr. Justice Holmes by Clara Ingram Judson-honor

*Old Yeller by Fred Gipson-honor (JF Chapter G-Louisville)

 

1956

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham-winner

The Golden Name Day by Jennie Lindquist-honor

Men, Microscopes, and Living Things by Katherine Shippen-honor

The Secret River by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings-honor

 

1955

*The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong-winner (JF Award D-Louisville)

Banner in the Sky by James Ullman-honor

Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh-honor

 

1954

*. . . And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold-winner (JF Award K-Louisville)

All Alone by Claire Huchet Bishop-honor

Hurry Home, Candy by Meindert DeJong-honor

Magic Maize by Mary and Conrad Buff-honor

Shadrach by Meindert DeJong-honor

Theodore Roosevelt, Fighting Patriot by Clara Ingram Judson-honor

 

1953

Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark-winner

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh-honor

Birthdays of Freedom, v. 1 by Genevieve Foster-honor

*Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White-honor (JF W-Lexington)

*Moccasin Trail by Eloise Jarvis McGraw-honor (JF Chapter M-Louisville)

Red Sails to Capri by Ann Weil-honor

 

1952

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes-winner

Americans Before Columbus by Elizabeth Baity-honor

*The Apple and the Arrow by Mary and Conrad Buff-honor (JF Folk B-Louisville)

The Defender by Nicholas Kalashnikoff-honor

The Light at Tern Rock by Julia Sauer-honor

Minn of the Mississippi by Holling C. Holling-honor

 

1951

Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates-winner

Abraham Lincoln, Friend of the People by Clara Ingram Judson-honor

Better Known as Johnny Appleseed by Mabel Leigh Hunt-honor

Gandhi, Fighter without a Sword by Jeanette Eaton-honor

The Story of Appleby Capple by Anne Parrish-honor

 

1950

*The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli-winner (JF Award D-Louisville)

The Blue Cat of Castle Town by Catherine Coblentz-honor

George Washington by Genevieve Foster-honor

Kildee House by Rutherford Montgomery-honor

Song of the Pines: A Story of Norwegian Lumbering in Wisconsin by Walter and Marion Havighurst-honor

Tree of Freedom by Rebecca Caudill-honor
 

1940s

 

1949

King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry-winner

Daughter of the Mountains by Louise Rankin-honor

My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Gannett-honor

Seabird by Holling Holling-honor

Story of the Negro by Arna Bontemps-honor

 

1948

*The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois-winner (JF Award D-Louisville)

The Cow-Tail Switch, and Other West African Stories by Harold Courlander-honor

Li Lun, Lad of Courage by Carolyn Treffinger-honor

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry-honor

Pancakes-Paris by Clare Huchet Bishop-honor

The Quaint and Curious Quest of Johnny Longfoot by Catherine Besterman-honor

 

1947

*Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey-winner (JF Award B-Louisville)

The Avion My Uncle Flew by Cyrus Fisher (aka Darwin Teilet)-honor

Big Tree by Mary & Conrad Buff-honor

The Heavenly Tenants by William Maxwell-honor

The Hidden Treasures of Glaston by Eleanor Jewett-honor

Wonderful Year by Nancy Barnes-honor

 

1946

Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski-winner

Bhimsa, The Dancing Bear by Christine Weston-honor

Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry-honor

The Moved-Outers by Florence Crannell Means-honor

New Found World by Katherine Shippen-honor

 

1945

*Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson-winner (JF Award L-Louisville)

Abraham Lincoln’s World by Genevieve Foster-honor

*The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes-honor (JF Chapter E-Louisville)

Lone Journey: The Life of Roger Williams by Jeanetter Eaton-honor

The Silver Pencil by Alice Dalgliesh-honor

 

1944

*Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes-winner (JF Award F-Louisville)

Fog Magic by Julia Sauer-honor

Mountain Born by Elizabeth Yates-honor

Rufus M by Eleanor Estes-honor

These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder-honor

 

1943

Adam of the World by Elizabeth Janet Gray-winner

Have You Seen Tom Thumb? by Mabel Leigh Hunt-honor

The Middle Moffat by Eleanor Estes-honor

 

1942

The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds-winner

Down Ryton Water Eva Roe Gaggin-honor

George Washington’s World by Genevieve Foster-honor

Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski-honor

Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder-honor

 

1941

*Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry-winner (JF Award S-Louisville)

*Blue Willow by Doris Gates-honor (JF Chapter G-Louisville)

The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder-honor

Nansen by Anna Gertrude Hall-honor

Young Mac of Fort Vancouver by Mary Jane Carr-honor

 

1940

Daniel Boone by James Daugherty-winner

Boy with a Pack by Stephen Meader-honor

By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder-honor

Runner of the Mountain Tops: The Life of Louis Agassiz by Mabel Robinson-honor

The Singing Tree by Kate Seredy

 

1930s

 

1939

Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright-winner

Hello the Boat! By Phyllis Crawford-honor

Leader by Destiny: George Washington, Man and Patriot by Jeanette Eaton-honor

*Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater­-honor (JF Chapter A-Louisville)

Nino by Valenti Angelo-honor

Penn by Elizabeth Janet Gray-honor

 

1938

The White Stag by Kate Seredy-winner

Bright Island by Mabel Robinson-honor

On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder-honor

Pecos Bill by James Cloyd Bowman-honor

 

1937

Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer-winner

Audubon by Constance Rourke-honor

The Codfish Musket by Agnes Hewes-honor

The Golden Basket by Ludwig Bemelmans-honor

Phebe Fairchild: Her Book by Lois Lenski-honor

Whistler’s Van by Idwal Jones-honor

Winterbound by Margery Bianco-honor

 

1936

Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink-winner

All Sail Set: A Romance of the Flying Cloud by Armstrong Sperry-honor

The Good Master by Kate Seredy-honor

Honk, the Moose by Phil Strong-honor

Young Walter Scott by Elizabeth Janet Gray-honor

 

1935

Dobry by Monica Shannon-winner

Davy Crockett by Constance Rourke-honor

Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic by Hilda von Stockum-honor

Pageant of Chinese History by Elizabeth Seeger-honor

 

1934

Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs-winner

ABC Bunny by Wanda Gag-honor

Apprentice of Florence by Ann Kyle-honor

Big Tree of Bunlahy: Stories of My Own Countryside by Padraic Colum-honor

The Forgotten Daughter by Caroline Snedeker-honor

Glory of the Seas by Agnes Hewes-honor

New Land by Sarah Schmidt-honor

Swords of Steel by Elsie Singmaster-honor

Winged Girl of Knossos by Erick Berry (aka Allena Best)-honor

 

1933

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Della McGregor-winner

Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandinavia by Nora Burglon-honor

The Railroad to Freedom: A Story of the Civil War by Hildegarde Swift-honor

Swift Rivers by Cornelia Meigs-honor

 

1932

Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer-winner

Boy of the South Seas by Eunice Tietjens-honor

Calico Bush by Rachel Field-honor

The Fairy Circus by Dorothy Lathrop-honor

Jane’s Island by Marjorie Allee-honor

Out of the Flame by Eloise Lownsbery-honor

Truce of the Wolf and Other Tales of Old Italy by Mary Gould Davis-honor

 

1931

*The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth-winner (JF Award C-Louisville)

The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of a Pagan Princess by Alida Malkus-honor

Floating Island by Anne Parrish-honor

Garram the Hunter: A Boy of the Hill Tribes by Herbert Best-honor

Meggy MacIntosh by Elizabeth Janet Gray-honor

Mountains Are Free by Julie Davis Adams-honor

Ood-Le-Uk the Wanderer by Alice Lide and Margaret Johansen-honor

Queer Person by Ralph Hubbard-honor

Spice and the Devil’s Cave by Agnes Hewes-honor

 

1930

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field-winner

A Daughter of the Seine: The Life of Madame Roland by Jeanette Eaton-honor

Jumping-Off Place by Marion Hurd McNeely-honor

Little Blacknose by Hildegard Swift-honor

Pran of Albania by Elizabeth Miller-honor

The Tangle-Coated Horse and Other Tales by Ella Young-honor

Vaino by Julia Davis Adams-honor

 

1920s

 

1929

Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric Kelly-winner

The Boy Who Was by Grace Hallock-honor

Clearing Weather by Cornelia Meigs-honor

*Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag-honor (JF Picture G-Louisville) and (JF G-Lexington)

Pigtail of Ah Lee Ben Loo by John Bennett-honor

Runaway Papoose by Grace Moon-honor

Tod of the Fens by Elinor Whitney-honor

 

1928

Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji-winner

Downright Dencey by Caroline Snedeker-honor

The Wonder Smith and His Son by Ella Young-honor

 

1927

Smoky, the Cowhorse by Will James-winner

 

1926

Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman-winner

The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery by Padraic Colum-honor

 

1925
Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Joseph Finger-winner

The Dream Coach by Anne Parrish-honor

Nicholas: A Manhattan Christmas Story by Annie Carol Moore-honor
 
1924
The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes-winner
 
1923
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting-winner
 
1922
Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon-winner

Cedric the Forester by Bernard Marshall-honor

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles by Padraic Colum-honor

The Great Quest by Charles Hawes-honor

The Old Tobacco Shop: A True Account of What Befell a Little Boy in Search of Adventure by William Bowen-honor

The Windy Hill by Cornelia Meigs-honor