• Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 to present

    2016: Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, written by Lindsay Mattick (Little, Brown/Hachette)

    2015: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat (Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.)

    2014: Locomotive by Brian Floca (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing)

    2013: This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press)
2012: A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka (Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc.)

    2011: A Sick Day for Amos McGee, illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead (Neal Porter Books/Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group)

    2010: The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (Little, Brown and Company)
2009: The House in the Night, illustrated by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson (Houghton Mifflin


    2008: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic)

    2007: Flotsam by David Wiesner (Clarion)

    2006: The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster (Michael di Capua/Hyperion)

    2005: Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollinsPublishers)

    2004: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein (Roaring Brook Press/Millbrook Press)

    2003: My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann (Roaring Brook Press/Millbrook Press)

    2002: The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin)

    2001: So You Want to Be President?, illustrated by David Small, written by Judith St. George (Philomel Books)

    2000: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback (Viking)

    1999: Snowflake Bentley, illustrated by Mary Azarian, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Houghton)

    1998: Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky (Dutton)

    1997: Golem by David Wisniewski (Clarion)

    1996: Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann (Putnam)

    1995: Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz; text: Eve Bunting (Harcourt)

    1994: Grandfather's Journey, illustrated by Allen Say; text: edited by Walter Lorraine (Houghton)

    1993: Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully (Putnam)

    1992: Tuesday by David Wiesner (Clarion Books)

    1991: Black and White by David Macaulay (Houghton)

    1990: Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young (Philomel)

    1989: Song and Dance Man, illustrated by Stephen Gammell; text: Karen Ackerman (Knopf)

    1988: Owl Moon, illustrated by John Schoenherr; text: Jane Yolen (Philomel)

    1987: Hey, Al, illustrated by Richard Egielski; text: Arthur Yorinks (Farrar)

    1986: The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton)

    1985: Saint George and the Dragon, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman; text: retold by Margaret Hodges (Little, Brown)

    1984: The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice & Martin Provensen (Viking)

    1983: Shadow, translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown; original text in French: Blaise Cendrars (Scribner)

    1982: Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton)

    1981: Fables by Arnold Lobel (Harper)

    1980: Ox-Cart Man, illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: Donald Hall (Viking)

    1979: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble (Bradbury)

    1978: Noah's Ark by Peter Spier (Doubleday)

    1977: Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions, illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon; text: Margaret Musgrove (Dial)

    1976: Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon; text: retold by Verna Aardema (Dial)

    1975: Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott (Viking)

    1974: Duffy and the Devil, illustrated by Margot Zemach; retold by Harve Zemach (Farrar)

    1973: The Funny Little Woman, illustrated by Blair Lent; text: retold by Arlene Mosel (Dutton)

    1972: One Fine Day, retold and illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian (Macmillan)

    1971: A Story A Story, retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley (Atheneum)

    1970: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (Windmill Books)

    1969: The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, illustrated by Uri Shulevitz; text: retold by Arthur Ransome (Farrar)

    1968: Drummer Hoff, illustrated by Ed Emberley; text: adapted by Barbara Emberley (Prentice-Hall)

    1967: Sam, Bangs & Moonshine by Evaline Ness (Holt)

    1966: Always Room for One More, illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian; text: Sorche Nic Leodhas, pseud. [Leclair Alger] (Holt)

    1965: May I Bring a Friend?, illustrated by Beni Montresor; text: Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (Atheneum)

    1964: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Harper)

    1963: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (Viking)

    1962: Once a Mouse, retold and illustrated by Marcia Brown (Scribner)

    1961: Baboushka and the Three Kings, illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov; text: Ruth Robbins (Parnassus)

    1960: Nine Days to Christmas, illustrated by Marie Hall Ets; text: Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida (Viking)

    1959: Chanticleer and the Fox, illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: adapted from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Barbara Cooney (Crowell)

    1958: Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey (Viking)

    1957: A Tree Is Nice, illustrated by Marc Simont; text: Janice Udry (Harper)

    1956: Frog Went A-Courtin', illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky; text: retold by John Langstaff) (Harcourt)

    1955: Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper, illustrated by Marcia Brown; text: translated from Charles Perrault by Marcia Brown (Scribner)

    1954: Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans (Viking)

    1953: The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward (Houghton)

    1952: Finders Keepers, illustrated by Nicolas, pseud. (Nicholas Mordvinoff); text: Will, pseud. [William Lipkind] (Harcourt)

    1951: The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous (Scribner)

    1950: Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi (Scribner)

    1949: The Big Snow by Berta & Elmer Hader (Macmillan)

    1948: White Snow, Bright Snow, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin; text: Alvin Tresselt (Lothrop)

    1947: The Little Island, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard; text: Golden MacDonald, pseud. [Margaret Wise Brown] (Doubleday)

    1946: The Rooster Crows by Maud & Miska Petersham (Macmillan)

    1945: Prayer for a Child, illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones; text: Rachel Field (Macmillan)

    1944: Many Moons, illustrated by Louis Slobodkin; text: James Thurber (Harcourt)

    1943: The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton (Houghton)

    1942: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Viking)

    1941: They Were Strong and Good , by Robert Lawson (Viking)

    1940: Abraham Lincoln by Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire (Doubleday)

    1939: Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (Doubleday)

    1938: Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book, illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop; text: selected by Helen Dean Fish (Lippincott)



    Association for Library Service to Children Newbery Medal Winners, 1922 – Present

    2016: Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña (G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin)

    2015: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

    2014: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick Press)

    2013: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate (HarperCollins Children's Books)

    2012: Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (Farrar Straus Giroux)

    2011: Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books)

    2010: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, published by Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books.

    2009: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Dave McKean (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

    2008: Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz (Candlewick)

    2007: The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, illus. by Matt Phelan (Simon & Schuster/Richard

    2006: Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins)

    2005: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster)

    2004: The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool ofThread by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick Press)

    2003: Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (Hyperion Books for Children)

    2002: A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park(Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin)

    2001: A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (Dial)

    2000: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Delacorte)

    1999: Holes by Louis Sachar (Frances Foster)

    1998: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (Scholastic)

    1997: The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (Jean Karl/Atheneum)

    1996: The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman (Clarion)

    1995: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (HarperCollins)

    1994: The Giver by Lois Lowry(Houghton)

    1993: Missing May by Cynthia Rylant (Jackson/Orchard)

    992: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Atheneum)

    1991: Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (Little, Brown)

    1990: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Houghton)

    1989: Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman (Harper)

    1988: Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman (Clarion)

    1987: The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman (Greenwillow)

    1986: Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (Harper)

    1985: The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (Greenwillow)

    1984: Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (Morrow)

    1983: Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt (Atheneum)

    1982: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy

    1981: Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson (Crowell)

    1980: A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832 by Joan W. Blos (Scribner)

    1979: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (Dutton)

    1978: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Crowell)

    1977: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (Dial)

    1976: The Grey King by Susan Cooper (McElderry/Atheneum)

    1975: M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton (Macmillan)

    1974: The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox (Bradbury)

    1973: Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (Harper)

    1972: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien (Atheneum)

    1971: Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars (Viking)

    1970: Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Harper)

    1969: The High King by Lloyd Alexander (Holt)

    1968: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (Atheneum)

    1967: Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt (Follett)

    1966: I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (Farrar)

    1965: Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska (Atheneum)
1964: It's Like This, Cat by Emily Neville (Harper)

    1963: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (Farrar)

    1962: The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton)

    1961: Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (Houghton)

    1960: Onion John by Joseph Krumgold (Crowell)

    1959: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (Houghton)

    1958: Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith (Crowell)

    1957: Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen (Harcourt)

    1956: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham (Houghton)

    1955: The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong (Harper)

    1954: ...And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold (Crowell)

    1953: Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark (Viking)

    1952: Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (Harcourt)

    1951: Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (Dutton)

    1950: The Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli (Doubleday)

    1949: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry (Rand McNally)

    1948: The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois (Viking)

    1947: Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (Viking)

    1946: Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (Lippincott)

    1945: Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (Viking)

    1944: Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (Houghton)
1943: Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray (Viking)

    1942: The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds (Dodd)

    1941: Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry (Macmillan)

    1940: Daniel Boone by James Daugherty (Viking)

    1939: Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright (Rinehart)

    1938: The White Stag by Kate Seredy (Viking)
1937: Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer (Viking)

    1936: Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink (Macmillan)

    1935: Dobry by Monica Shannon (Viking)

    1934: Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs (Little, Brown)

    1933: Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Lewis (Winston)

    1932: Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer (Longmans)

    1931: The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (Macmillan)

    1930: Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field (Macmillan)

    1929: The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly (Macmillan)

    1928: Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji (Dutton)

    1927: Smoky, the Cowhorse by Will James (Scribner)

    1926: Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman (Dutton)

    1925: Tales from Silver Lands by Charles Finger (Doubleday)

    1924: The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes (Little, Brown)

    1923: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (Lippincott)

    1922: The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon (Liveright)