Outstanding Children’s Literature like the Newbery!

Best Books for Kids: Carnegie Medal Winners

I had to look up the Carnegie Medal in Literature Award in Wikipedia.  It’s another version of the Newbery with an accompanying award, the Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration, aping the Caldecott.  It’s all good to me but surprisingly, there is not a ton of overlap between the Newbery /Carnegie or the Caldecott/Kate Greenaway.  There are plenty of great books out there that deserve awards so please check out this list if you are searching for more great books!

Philip Reeve, Here Lies Arthur, King Arthur, Carnegie Medal, best chapter book, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom

List of Carnegie Winners from 1990-2010

Note: Since 2007 the year relates to when the medal was awarded. Previously the year refers to the publication date of the books.  Here is a list of all of winners plus commentary from TheOldCoot as well.

1990: Wolf, by Gillian Cross

Wolf, Gillian Cross, Carnegie Medal, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1991: Dear Nobody, by Berlie Doherty

Dear Nobody, Berlie Doherty, Carnegie Medal, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1992: Flour Babies, by Anne Fine

Flour Babies, Anne Fine, Carnegie Medal, Newbery, best children's chapter book, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1993: Stone Cold, by Robert Swindells

Stone Cold, Robert Swindells, Carnegie Medal, Newbery, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1994: Whispers in the Graveyard, by Theresa Breslin

Whispers in the Graveyard, Theresa Breslin, Carnegie Medal, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1995: Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman

Northern Lights, Philip Pullman, Carnegie Medal, Newbery, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom, best children's book
1996: Junk, by Melvin Burgess

Junk, Melvin Burgess, Carnegie Medal, Newbery, Outstanding Children's Literature, best children's book, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1997: River Boy, by Tim Bowler

River Boy, Tim Bowler, Carnegie, Newbery, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1998: Skellig, by David Almond

Skellig, David Almond, Carnegie Medal, Newbery, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
1999: Postcards From No Man’s Land, by Aidan Chambers

Postcards from No Man's Land, Aidan Chambers, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom, Carnegie Medal
2000: The Other Side of Truth, by Beverley Naidoo

The Other Side of Truth, Beverley Naidoo, Carnegie Medal, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom, Newbery book
2001:  The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, by Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom, Carnegie Medal
2002: Ruby Holler, by Sharon Creech

Ruby Holler, Sharon Creech, Carnegie, Newbery, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
2003: A Gathering Light, by Jennifer Donnelly

A Gathering Light, Jennifer Donnelly, Carnegie, Pragmatic Mom, http://PragmaticMom.com
2004: Millions, by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Millions, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Carnegie Medal, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
2005: Tamar, by Mal Peet

Tamar, Mal Peet, Carnegie, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
2006: ***
2007: Just in Case, by Meg Rosoff

Just In Case, Meg Rosoff, Carnegie Medal, best children's book, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
2008: Here Lies Arthur, by Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve, Here Lies Arthur, King Arthur, Carnegie Medal, best chapter book, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
2009: Bog Child, by Siobhan Dowd

Bog Child, Siobhan Dowd, Carnegie, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom
2010: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman, Newbery, Carnegie, http://PragmaticMom.com, Pragmatic Mom

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By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom

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