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Year Title Author Location
2016 Last Stop on Market Street Matt de la Pena Youth Picture Book - DEL
2015 The Crossover Kwame Alexander Youth Fiction - ALEXANDER
2014 Flora and Ulysses: The Illustrated Adventures.  Kate DiCamillo Youth Fiction - DICAMILLO
2013 The One and Only Ivan. Katherine Applegate Youth Fiction - APPLEGATE
2012 Dead End in Norvelt. Jack Gantos Youth Fiction - GANTOS
2011 Moon Over Manifest. Clare Vanderpool Yourh Fiction - VANDERPOOL
2010 When You Reach Me. Rebecca Stead Youth Fiction - STEAD
2009 The Graveyard Book.  Neil Gaiman Youth and Teen Fiction - GAIMAN
2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village.  Laura Ann Schlitz Youth Non-Fiction - J812.6S
2007 The Higher Power of Lucky.  Susan Patron Youth Fiction - PATRON
2006 Criss Cross.  Lynn Rae Perkins Youth Fiction - PERKINS
2005 Kira-Kira. Cynthia Kadohata Youth Fiction - KADOHATA
2004 The Tale of Despereaux. Kate DiCamillo Youth Fiction - DICAMILLO
2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead.  Avi Youth Fiction - AVI
2002 A Single Shard.  Linda Sue Park Youth Fiction - PARK
2001 A Year Down Yonder.  Richard Peck Youth and Teen Fiction - PECK
2000 Bud, Not Buddy.  Christopher Paul Curtis Youth and Teen Fiction - CURTIS
1999 Holes.  Louis Sachar Youth and Teen Fiction - SACHAR
1998 Out of the Dust.  Karen Hesse Youth Fiction - HESSE
1997 The View from Saturday.  E.L. Konigsburg Youth Fiction - KONIGSBURG
1996 The Midwife's Apprentice.  Karen Cushman Youth and Teen Fiction - CUSHMAN
1995 Walk Two Moons. Sharon Creech Youth Fiction - CREECH
1994 The Giver.  Lois Lowry Youth and Teen Fiction - LOWRY
1993 Missing May.  Cynthia Rylant Youth Fiction - RYLANT
1992 Shiloh.  Phyllis R. Naylor Youth Fiction - NAYLOR
1991 Maniac Magee.  Jerry Spinelli Youth and Teen Fiction - SPINELLI
1990 Number the Stars.  Lois Lowry Youth Fiction - LOWRY
1989 Joyful Noise.  Paul Fleischman Youth Non-Fiction - J811.54F
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography.  Russell Freedman Youth Biography - LINCOLN
1987 The Whipping Boy. Sid Fleischman Youth Fiction - FLEISCHMAN
1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall.  Patricia MacLachlan Youth Fiction - MACLACHLAN
1985 The Hero and the Crown.  Robin McKinley Youth and Teen Fiction - MCKINLEY
1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw.  Beverly Cleary Youth  Fiction - CLEARY
1983 Dicey's Song.  Cynthia Voigt Youth and Teen Fiction - VOIGHT
1982 A Visit to William Blake's Inn.  Nancy Willard Youth Non-Fiction - J811.54W
1981 Jacob Have I Loved.  Katherine Paterson Youth and Teen Fiction - PATERSON
1980 A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32.  Joan W. Blos Youth Fiction - BLOS
1979 The Westing Game.  Ellen Raskin Youth Fiction - RASKIN
1978 Bridge to Terabithia.  Katherine Paterson Youth Fiction - PATERSON
1977 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.  Mildred D. Taylor Youth Fiction - TAYLOR
1976 The Grey King.  Susan Cooper Youth Fiction - COOPER
1975 M. C. Higgins the Great.  Virginia Hamilton Youth Fiction - HAMILTON
1974 The Slave Dancer.  Paula Fox Youth Fiction - FOX
1973 Julie of the Wolves.  Jean Craighead George Youth Fiction - GEORGE
1972 Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.  Robert C. O'Brien Youth Fiction - O'BRIEN
1971 Summer of the Swans.  Betsy Byars Youth Fiction - BYARS
1970 Sounder.  William H. Armstrong Youth Fiction - ARMSTRONG
1969 The High King.  Lloyd Alexander Youth Fiction - ALEXANDER
1968 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. E. L. Konigsburg Youth Fiction - KONIGSBURG
1967 Up a Road Slowly.  Irene Hunt Youth Fiction - HUNT
1966 I, Juan de Pareja. Elizabeth Borton de Trevino Youth Fiction - TREVINO
1965 Shadow of a Bull. Maia Wojciechowska Youth Fiction - WOJCIECHOWSKA
1964 It's Like This, Cat. Emily Neville Youth Fiction - NEVILLE
1963 A Wrinkle in Time.  Madeleine L'Engle Youth and Teen Fiction - L'ENGLE
1962 The Bronze Bow.  Elizabeth George Speare Youth Fiction - SPEARE
1961 Island of the Blue Dolphins. Scott O'Dell. Youth Fiction - O'DELL
1960 Onion John.  Joseph Krumgold Youth Fiction - KRUMGOLD
1959 The Witch of Blackbird Pond.  Elizabeth George Speare Youth and Teen Fiction - SPEARE
1958 Rifles for Watie.  Harold Keith Youth Fiction - KEITH
1957 Miracles on Maple Hill.  Virginia Sorenson Youth Fiction - SORENSON
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch.  Jean Lee Latham Youth Fiction - LATHAM
1955 The Wheel on the School.  Meindert DeJong Youth Fiction - DEJONG
1954 ...And Now Miguel.  Joseph Krumgold Youth Fiction - KRUMGOLD
1953 Secret of the Andes. Ann Nolan Clark Youth Fiction - CLARK
1952 Ginger Pye.  Eleanor Estes Youth Fiction - ESTES
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man.  Elizabeth Yates Youth Fiction - YATES/          Biography - FORTUNE
1950 The Door in the Wall. Marguerite de Angeli Youth Fiction - DEANGELI
1949 King of the Wind.  Marguerite Henry Youth Fiction - HENRY
1948 The Twenty-One Balloons.  William Pene du Bois Youth Fiction - DUBOIS
1947 Miss Hickory.  Carolyn Sherwin Bailey Youth Fiction - BAILEY
1946 Strawberry Girl. Lois Lenski Youth Fiction - LENSKI
1945 Rabbit Hill.  Robert Lawson Youth Fiction - LAWSON
1944 Johnny Tremain.  Esther Forbes Youth and Teen Fiction - FORBES
1943 Adam of the Road.  Elizabeth Janet Gray Youth Fiction - GRAY
1942 The Matchlock Gun.  Walter Dumaux Edmonds Youth Fiction - EDMONDS
1941 Call It Courage.  Armstrong Sperry Youth Fiction - SPERRY
1940 Daniel Boone. James Daugherty Youth Biography - BOONE
1939 Thimble Summer.  Elizabeth Enright Youth Fiction - ENRIGHT
1938 The White Stag.  Kate Seredy Youth Fiction - SEREDY
1937 Roller Skates.  Ruth Sawyer Youth Fiction - SAWYER
1936 Caddie Woodlawn.  Carol Ryrie Brink Youth Fiction - BRINK
1935 Dobry.  Monica Shannon Do not own.
1934 Invincible Louisa. Cornelia Lynde Meigs Youth Biography - ALCOTT
1933 Young Fu of The Upper Yangtze.  Elizabeth Foreman Lewis Youth Fiction - LEWIS
1932 Waterless Mountain.  Laura Adams Armer Reference Copy - ARMER
1931 The Cat Who Went to Heaven.  Elizabeth Coatsworth Youth Fiction - COATSWORTH
1930 Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. Rachel Lyman Field. Youth Fiction - FIELD
Year
Title and Author Illustrator Location
2016 Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick Sophie Blackwell Picture Books - MAT
2015
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat   Picture Books - SAN
2014
Locomotive by Brian Floca   Picture Books - FLO
2013
This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen   Picture Books - KLA
2012
A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka   Picture Books - RAS
2011
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead Erin E. Stead Picture Books - STE
2010
The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney   Picture Books - PIN
2009
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson Beth Krommes Picture Books - SWA
2008
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brain Selznick   Youth Fiction - SELZNICK
2007
Flotsam by David Wiesner   Picture Books - WIE
2006
The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster Chris Raschka  Picture Books - JUS
2005
Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes   Picture Books - HEN
2004
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein    Youth Non-Fiction - J791.3 G
2003
My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann    Picture Books - ROH
2002
The Three Pigs by David Wiesner    Youth Non-Fiction - J398.22 THR
2001
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George David Small Youth Non-Fiction - J973 S
2000
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback    Picture Books - TAB
1999
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin Mary Azarian Youth Biography - BENTLEY
1998
Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky    Youth Non-Fiction - J398.22 RAP
1997
Golem by David Wisniewski    Youth Non-Fiction - J398.2924 JEWISH
1996
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann   Picture Books - RAT
1995
Smoky Night by Eve Bunting David Diaz Picture Books - BUN
1994
Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say   Picture Books - SAY
1993
Mirette on the High Wire by Emily and Arnold McCully   Picture Books - MCC
1992
Tuesday by David Wiesner   Picture Books - WIE
1991
Black and White by David Macaulay   Youth Fiction - MACAULAY
1990
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young   Youth Non-Fiction J398.22 LIT
1989
Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman  Stephen Gammell Picture Books - ACK
1988
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen John Schoenherr Picture Books - YOL
1987
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks Richard Egielski Picture Books YOR
1986
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg   Christmas Holiday - V
1985
Saint George and the Dragon retold by Margaret Hodges  Trina Schart Hyman Youth Non-Fiction - J398.22 SAI
1984
The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice & Martin Provensen   Youth Non-Fiction J629.13 P
1983
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars Marcia Brown Picture Books - CEN
1982
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg   Youth Fiction - Van Allsburg
1981
Fables by Arnold Lobel   Youth Non-Fiction - J398.273 UNITED STATES
1980
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall Barbara Cooney Picture Books - HAL
1979
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble   Picture Books - GOB
1978
Noah's Ark by Peter Spier   Picture Books - SPI
1977
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove  Leo & Diane Dillon Youth Non-Fiction J398.26 AFRICA
1976
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears retold by Verna Aardema  Leo & Diane Dillon Youth Non-Fiction J398.26 AFRICA
1975
Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott   Youth Non-Fiction J398.273 NATIVE AMERICAN
1974
Duffy and the Devil retold by Harve Zemach Margot Zemach Youth Non-Fiction J398.4Z
1973
The Funny Little Woman retold by Arlene Mosel  Blair Lent Youth Non-Fiction J398.252 JAPAN
1972
One Fine Day retold by Nonny Hogrogian   Picture Books - HOG
1971
A Story A Story retold by Gail E. Haley   Youth Non-Fiction J398.26 AFRICA
1970
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig   Picture Books - STE
1969
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship retold by Arthur Ransome  Uri Shulevitz Youth Non-Fiction J398.247 RUSSIA
1968
Drummer Hoff adapted by Barbara Emberley Ed Emberley Picture Books - EMB
1967
Sam, Bangs & Moonshine by Evaline Ness   Picture Books - NES
1966
Always Room for One More by Sorche Nic Leodhas Nonny Hogrogian Picture Books - LEO
1965
May I Bring a Friend by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers  Beni Montresor Picture Books - DER
1964
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak    Picture Books - SEN
1963
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats   Picture Books - KEA
1962
Once a Mouse by Marcia Brown    Youth Non-Fiction J398.254 NEPAL
1961
Baboushka and the Three Kings by Ruth Robbins  Nicolas Sidjakov Youth Holiday - J398.22 BAB
1960
Nine Days to Christmas by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida  Marie Hall Ets Youth Holiday - E
1959
Chanticleer and the Fox adapted by Barbara Cooney    Youth Non-Fiction J398.242 ENGLAND
1958
Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey   Picture Books - MCC
1957
A Tree is Nice by Janice Udry  Marc Simont Picture Books - URD
1956
Frog Went A-Courtin' retold by John Langstaff  Feodor Rojankovsky Picture Books - LAN
1955
Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper translated from Charles Perrault by Marcia Brown    J398.22 CIN
1954
Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans   Picture Books - BEM
1953
The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward   Picture Books - WAR
1952
Finders Keepers by William Lipkind Nicholas Mordvinoff Caldecott Shelf/JE/W
1951
The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous   Caldecott Shelf/Fiction/Milhous
1950
Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi   Picture Books - POL
1949
The Big Snow by Berta & Elmer Hader   Picture Books - HAD
1948
White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt  Roger Duvoisin Picture Books - TRE
1947
Little Island by Golden MacDonald (Margaret Wise Brown) Leonard Weisgard Picture Books - MAC
1946
The Rooster Crows by Maud & Miska Petersham   Youth Non-Fiction J398.8 P
1945
Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field Elizabeth Orton Jones Youth Non-Fiction J242.82 F
1944
Many Moons by James Thurber  Louis Slobodkin Youth Fiction - THURBER
1943
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton   Picture Books - BUR
1942
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey   Picture Books - MCC
1941
They Were Strong and Good by Robert Lawson   Youth Fiction - LAWSON
1940
Abraham Lincoln by Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire   Caldecott Shelves/Bio/d'Aulaire
1939
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth   Caldecott Shelves/JE/H
1938

Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book text selected by Helen Dean Fish 

Dorothy P. Lathrop Caldecott Shelves/J220.85B
historical fiction for children
Ancient Times

Malu's Wolf
by Ruth Craig
Youth Fiction CRAIG

Malu

The Wadjet Eye
by Jill Rubalcaba
Youth Fiction RUBALCABA

A is for AARRGH!
by William J. Brooke
Youth Fiction BROOKE

Dar
Dar and the Spear Thrower
by Marjorie Cowley
Youth Fiction COWLEY

The Thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence
Youth ROMAN MYSTERIES

ostia
Bronze Bow
by Elizabeth George Speare
Youth Fiction SPEARE
Middle Ages

The Midwife's Apprentice
by Karen Cushman
Youth Fiction CUSHMAN

Crispin

Crispin: the Cross of Lead
by Avi
Youth Fiction AVI

Matilda Bone
by Karen Cushman
Youth Fiction CUSHMAN

Door in Wall
The Door in the Wall
by Marguerite de Angeli
Youth Fiction DE ANGELI

Hunchback of Notre Dame
by Victor Hugo
Youth Fiction HUGO

Juliette
Juliet: Rescue at Marlehead Manor
by Anna Kirwan
Youth Fiction GIRLHOOD JOURNEYS

The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela
by Uri Shulevitz
Youth Fiction SHULEVITZ

Single Shard
A Single Shard
by Linda Park
Youth Fiction PARK
1400s -1600s

Pippo the Fool
by Tracey E. Fern
Youth Fiction FERN

Kite Fighters

Kite Fighters
by Linda Sue Park
Youth Fiction PARK

Elzabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor
by Kathryn Lasky
Youth Fiction DEAR AMERICA

Prince Pauper

Prince and the Pauper
retold by Marianna Mayer
Youth Fiction TWAIN

The Witch of Blackbird Pond
by Elizabeth George Speare
Youth Biography SPEARE

Petals in Ashes
Petals in the Ashes
by Mary Hooper
Youth Fiction HOOPER

Shakespeare Stealer
by Gary Blackwood
Youth Fiction BLACKWOOD

Shakespeare Stealer

Season of Promise
by Patricia HERMES
Youth Fiction DEAR AMERICA

1700s

My Brother Sam is Dead
by James Collier
Youth Fiction COLLIER

Stolen Life
A Stolen Life
by Jane Louis Curry
Youth Fiction CURRY

The Matchlock Gun
by Walter D. Edmonds
Youth Fiction EDMONDS

Matchlock Gun
Johnny Tremain
by Esther Forbes
Youth Fiction FORBES
1800s

Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
Youth Fiction CLASSICS

Caddie Woodlawn

Caddie Woodlawn
by Carol Ryrie Brink
Youth Fiction BRINK

The Copper Treasure
by Melvin Burgess
Youth Fiction BURGESS

Copper Treasure
Rifles for Watie
by Harold Keith
Youth Fiction KEITH

The Brooklyn Nine
by Alan Gratz
Youth Fiction GRATZ

Brooklyn Nine
I Want to Be Free
by Joseph Slate
Picture Books SLA

Bull Run
by Paul Fleischman
Youth Fiction FLEISCHMAN

Charley Skedaddle
Charley Skedaddle
by Patricia Beatty
Youth Fiction BEATTY

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
by Karen Cushman
Youth Fiction CUSHMAN

island
Once on this Island
by Gloria Whelan
Youth Fiction WHELAN

Elijah of Buxton
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Youth Fiction CURTIS

Elijah of Buxton
The Game of Silence
by Louise Erdrich
Youth Fiction ERDRICH

Worth
by A. LaFaye
Youth Fiction LAFAYE

worth
Trouble Don't Last
by Shelley Pearsall
Youth Fiction PEARSALL
1900-1920's
High as a Hawk
by T.A. Barron
Youth Fiction BARRON  
High as Hawk
Unsigned Valentine
by Johanna Hurwitz
Youth Holiday HURWITZ

Journey to the River Sea
by Eva Ibbotson
Youth Fiction IBBOTSON

Dark Water
Dark Water Rising
by Marion Hale
Youth Fiction HALE

Hope in My Heart
part of the Dear America series by Kathryn Lasky
Youth Fiction DEAR AMERICA

Hope in Heart

 

1930-1940's
Turtle in Paradise
by Jennifer L. Holm
Youth Fiction HOLM 
Bird in a Box
Bird in a Box
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Youth Fiction PINKNEY 
Esperanza Rising
by Pam Munoz Ryan
Youth Fiction RYAN  
Esperanza
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
by Mildred D. Taylor
Youth Fiction TAYLOR

Out of the Dust
by Karen Hesse
Youth Fiction HESSE

Long Way from Chicago
A Long Way from Chicago: A Novel in Stories
by Richard Peck
Youth Fiction PECK
Who Was that Masked Man, Anyway?
by Avi
Youth Fiction AVI
Masked Man

The Year of Miss Agnes
by Kirkpatrick Hill
Youth Fiction HILL

Jimmy's Stars
by Mary Ann Rodman
Youth Fiction RODMAN

Art Keeping Cool
The Art of Keeping Cool
by Janet Taylor Lisle
Youth Fiction LISLE

Spying on Miss Muller
by Eve Bunting
Youth Fiction BUNTING

Spying on Muller
The Boy Who Dared
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Youth Fiction BARTOLETTI

Under the Blood-Red Sun
by Graham Salisbury
Teen Fiction SALISBURY

Stepping on the Cracks
Stepping on the Cracks
by Mary Downing Hahn
Youth Fiction HAHN
1950-1960's
Rising Star of Rusty Nail
by Lesley M.M. Blume
Youth Fiction BLUME
Rising Star
Kira-Kira
by Cynthia Kadohata
Youth Fiction KADOHATA
The Watson's Go to Birmingham - 1963
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Youth Fiction CURTIS
Escape West Berlin
Escape to West Berlin
by Maurine F. Dahlberg
Youth Fiction DAHLBERG

Carolina Harmony
by Marilyn McDowell
Youth Fiction MCDOWELL

Yankee Girl
Yankee Girl
by Mary Ann Rodman
Youth Fiction RODMAN

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