Author
Perkins, Lynne Rae
Call Number
J NEWBERY PERKINS
Summary
Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love. (2006 Winner)
Author
Raskin, Ellen
Call Number
J NEWBERY RASKIN
Summary
The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance. (1979 Winner)
Author
Rylant, Cynthia
Call Number
J NEWBERY RYLANT
Summary
After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncle Ob leave their West Virginia trailer in search of the strength to go on living. (1993 Winner)
Title
Holes
Author
Sachar, Louis
Call Number
J NEWBERY SACHAR
Summary
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself. (1999 Winner)
Author
Sawyer, Ruth
Call Number
J NEWBERY SAWYER
Summary
Liberated for a year from her parents' restrictions, ten-year-old Lucinda discovers true freedom in the care of her temporary guardians as she roller skates around the streets of turn-of-the-century New York. (1937 Winner)
Author
Schlitz, Laura A.
Call Number
J NEWBERY SCHLITZ
Summary
A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor. (2008 Winner)
Author
Seredy, Kate
Call Number
J NEWBERY SEREDY
Summary
Retells the legendary story of the Huns' and Magyars' long migration from Asia to Europe where they hope to find a permanent home. (1938 Winner)
Title
Dobry
Author
Shannon, Monica
Call Number
J NEWBERY SHANNON
Summary
A Bulgarian peasant boy must convince his mother that he is destined to be a sculptor, not a farmer. (1935 Winner)
Author
Sorensen, Virginia
Call Number
J NEWBERY SORENSEN
Summary
Marly and her family share many adventures when they move from the city to a farmhouse on Maple Hill. (1957 Winner)
Author
Speare, Elizabeth George
Call Number
J NEWBERY SPEARE
Summary
Kit Tyler leaves her luxurious home in Barbados to visit her Puritan aunt in colonial Connecticut. While there she becomes friendly with Hannah, the witch of Blackbird Pond. (1959 Winner)
Author
Speare, Elizabeth George
Call Number
J NEWBERY SPEARE
Summary
When the Romans brutally kill Daniel bar Jamin's father, the young Palestinian searches for a leader to drive them out, but comes to realize that love may be a more powerful weapon than hate. (1962 Winner)
Author
Sperry, Armstrong
Call Number
J NEWBERY SPERRY
Summary
Based on a Polynesian legend, this is the story of a youth who overcomes his fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his tribe. (1941 Winner)
Author
Spinelli, Jerry
Call Number
J NEWBERY SPINELLI
Summary
After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries. (1991 Winner)
Author
Stead, Rebecca
Call Number
J NEWBERY STEAD
Summary
As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space. (2010 Winner)
Author
Taylor, Mildred D.
Call Number
J NEWBERY TAYLOR
Summary
A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand. (1977 Winner)
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