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!
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
1991: Dear Nobody, by Berlie Doherty
1992: Flour Babies, by Anne Fine
1993: Stone Cold, by Robert Swindells
1995: Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman
1996: Junk, by Melvin Burgess
1999: Postcards From No Man’s Land, by Aidan Chambers
2001: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, by Terry Pratchett
2002: Ruby Holler, by Sharon Creech
2003: A Gathering Light, by Jennifer Donnelly
2005: Tamar, by Mal Peet
2007: Just in Case, by Meg Rosoff
2008: Here Lies Arthur, by Philip Reeve
2010: The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
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