Carnegie Medal

The Carnegie Medal is essentially the equivalent to the British Newbery. It's not a list we've explored thoroughly, but there are a number of titles here we like and carry.


2019  The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo 
2018  Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean illustrated by Jane Milloy    
2017  Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys    
2016  One by Sarah Crossan    
2015  Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman
2014  The Bunker Diary by Kevin Brooks
2013  Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner
2012  A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness illustrated by Jim Kay
2011  Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness
2010  The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman with two illustrators
2009  Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd 
2008  Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve
2007  Just in Case by Meg Rosoff
2006  The award date is the year of publication before 2006, the year of presentation after 2006.
2005  Tamar by Mal Peet
2004   Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce
2003A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly
2002  Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech
2001  The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
2000  The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo
1999  Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers
1998Skellig by David Almond illustrated by Adam Fisher 
1997  River Boy by Tim Bowler
1996Junk by Melvin Burgess
1995* Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
1994  Whispers in the Graveyard by Theresa Breslin
1993  Stone Cold by Robert Swindells
1992  Flour Babies by Anne Fine
1991  Dear Nobody by Berlie Doherty
1990  Wolf by Gillian Cross
1989  Goggle-Eyes by Anne Fine
1988  A Pack of Lies by Geraldine McCaughrean
1987  The Ghost Drum by Susan Price
1986  Granny Was a Buffer Girl by Berlie Doherty 
1985* Storm by Kevin Crossley-Holland, illustrated by Alan Marks 
1984  The Changeover by Margaret Mahy  
1983  Handles by Jan Mark
1982  The Haunting by Margaret Mahy
1981  The Scarecrows by Robert Westall
1980  City of Gold and other stories from the Old Testament by Peter Dickinson illustrated by Michael Foreman
1979  Tulku by Peter Dickinson
1978  The Exeter Blitz by David Rees
1977  The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp
1976  Thunder and Lightnings by Jan Mark
1975The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall
1974  The Stronghold by Mollie Hunter
1973  The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively
1972  Watership Down by Richard Adams
1971  Josh by Ivan Southall 
1970  The God Beneath the Sea by Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen illustrated by Charles Keeping
1969  The Edge of the Cloud by K. M. Peyton
1968  The Moon in the Cloud by Rosemary Harris
1967The Owl Service by Alan Garner
1966—Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1965  The Grange at High Force by Philip Turner 
1964  Nordy Bank by Sheena Porter
1963  Time of Trial by Hester Burton 
1962  The Twelve and the Genii by Pauline Clarke 
1961  A Stranger at Green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston 
1960  The Making of Man by Ian Wolfran Cornwall illustrated by Marjorie Maitland Howard
1959  The Lantern Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff 
1958Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce
1957  A Grass Rope by William Mayne
1956  The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
1955  The Little Bookroom by  Eleanor Farjeon
1954  Knight Crusader by Ronald Welch (Felton Ronald Oliver) 
1953  A Valley Grows Up by Edward Osmond illustrated by the author
1952The Borrowers by Mary Norton
1951  The Wool-Pack by Cynthia Harnett illustrated by the author
1950  The Lark on the Wing by Elfrida Vipont  
1949  The Story of Your Home by Agnes Allen illustrated by Agnes and Jack Allen
1948  Sea Change by Richard Armstrong
1947  Collected Stories for Children by Walter de la Mare  
1946  The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge 
1945—Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1944  The Wind on the Moon by Eric Linklater 
1943—Prize withheld as no book considered suitable
1942  The Little Grey Men by BB (D. J. Watkins-Pitchford) illustrated by the author
1941  We Couldn't Leave Dinah by Mary Treadgold 
1940  Visitors from London by Kitty Barne
1939  The Radium Woman by Eleanor Doorly
1938  The Circus Is Coming by Noel Streatfeild 
1937The Family from One End Street by Eve Garnett
1936  Pigeon Post by Arthur Ransome

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