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1922 The Story of Mankind Hendrick Willem Van Loon

1923 The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle Hugh Lofting

1924 The Dark Frigate Charles Hawes

1925 Tales From Silver Lands Charles Finger

1926 Shen of the Sea Arthur Bowie Chrisman

1927 Smoky, the Cowhorse Will James

1928 Gayneck, the Story of a Pigeon Dhan Gopal Mukerji

1929 The Trumpeter of Krakow Eric P. Kelly

1930 Hitty, Her First Hundred Years Rachel Field

1931 The Cat Who Went to Heaven Elizabeth Coatsworth

1932 Waterless Mountain Laura Adams Armer

1933 Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze Elizabeth Forman Lewis

1934 Invincible Louisa Cornelia Meigs

1935 Dobry Monica Shannon

1936 Caddie Woodlawn Carol Brink

1937 Roller Skates Ruth Sawyer

1938 The White Stag Kate Seredy

1939 Thimble Summer Elizabeth Enright

1940 Daniel Boone James Daugherty

1941 Call It Courage Armstrong Sperry

1942 The Matchlock Gun Walter D. Edmonds

1943 Adam of the Road Elizabeth Gray Vining

1944 Johnny Tremain Ester Forbes

1945 Rabbit Hill Robert Lawson

1946 Strawberry Girl Lois Lenski

1947 Miss Hickory Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

1948 The Twenty-One Balloons William Pene Du Bois

1949 King of the Wind Marguerite Henry

1950 The Door in the Wall Marguerite De Angeli

1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man Elizabeth Yates

1952 Ginger Pye Eleanor Estes

1953 Secret of the Andes Ann Nolan Clark

1954 And Now Miguel Joseph Krumgold

1955 The Wheel on the School Meidert De Jong

1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Jean Lee Latham

1957 Miracles on Maple Hill Virginia Sorenson

1958 Rifles for Watie Harold Keith

1959 The Witch of Blackbird Pond Elizabeth George Speare

1960 Onion John Joseph Krumgold

1961 Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O'Dell

1962 The Bronze Bow Elizabeth George Speare

1963 A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle

1964 It's Like This, Cat Emily Cheny Neville

1965 Shadow of a Bull Maia Wojciechowska 

1966 I, Juan de Pareja Elizabeth Borten De Trevino

1967 Up a Road Slowly Irene Hunt

1968 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E.L. Konigsburg

1969 The High King Lloyd Alexander

1970 Sounder William H. Armstrong

1971 Summer of the Swans Betsy Byars

1972 Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Robert C. O'Brien

1973 Julie of the Wolves Jean Craighead George

1974 The Slave Dancer Paula Fox

1975 M.C. Higgins, the Great Virginia Hamilton

1976 The Grey King Susan Cooper

1977 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor

1978 Bridge to Terabithia Katherine Paterson

1979 The Westing Game Ellen Raskin

1980 A Gathering of Days Joan Blos

1981 Jacob Have I Loved Katherine Paterson

1982 A Visit To William Blake's Inn Nancy Willard

1983 Dicey's Song Cynthia Voigt

1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw Beverly Cleary

1985 The Hero and the Crown Robin McKinley

1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan

1987 The Whipping Boy Sid Fleishman

1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography Russell Freedman

1989 Joyful Noise: Poems For Two Voices Paul Fleischman

1990 Number the Stars Lois Lowry

1991 Maniac Magee Jerry Spinelli

1992 Shiloh Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

1993 Missing May Cynthia Rylant

1994 The Giver Lois Lowry

1995 Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech

1996 The Midwife's Apprentice Karon Cushman

1997 The View From Saturday E.L. Konigsburg

1998 Out of the Dust Karen Hesse

1999 Holes Louis Sachar

2000 Bud Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis

2001 A Year Down Yonder Richard Peck

2002 A Single Shard Linda Sue Park

2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead Avi

2004 The Tale of Despereaux Kate DiCamillo

2005 Kira-Kira Cynthia Kadohata

2006 Criss Cross Lynne Rae Perkins

2007 Higher Power of Lucky Susan Patron

2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Laura Schlitz

2009 The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman

2010 When You Reach Me Rebecca Stead

2011 Moon Over Manifest Clare Vanderpool

2012 Dead End in Norvelt Jack Gantos

2013 The One and Only Ivan Katherine Applegate

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