Featured Newbery Medal Award Winning Titles of American Literature for Children

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

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View Image 1 BLOS, Joan W. Gathering of Days: A New England Girl’s Journal, 1830-32.
NY: Scribner’s, 1979 0684163403 / 9780684163406 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
A novel. Winner of the 1980 Newbery Medal and the National Book Award (then called the American Book Award) for Children’s Books. First printing. Near fine in a near fine (light edge wear) dust jacket.; 145 pages
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 CLARK, Ann Nolan. Secret of the Andes.
NY Viking 1952 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
The Newbery Medal winner for 1953. With drawings by Jean Charlot. First edition. Red top edge is somewhat faded, trace foxing on fore edge, else very good in a very good (trace edge wear at the spine ends and corners, light scratch near the top of the spine edge, flap edges age toned), price clipped dust jacket. Overall, a fairly well preserved and attractive copy of this scarce title.
Price: 175.00 USD
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View Image 3 DE ANGELI, Marguerite. Door in the Wall.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Newbery Medal winner for 1950. Illustrations by the author. First edition. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear and dust soiling), price clipped dust jacket. ; 112 pages
Price: 175.00 USD
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4 DE ANGELI, Marguerite. Door in the Wall.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Newbery Medal winner for 1950. Illustrations by the author. First edition. Slight spine slant, else very good in a very good (minor edge wear and age toning, two tiny chips at the crown of the spine) dust jacket.
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 DICAMILLO, Kate. Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.
Cambridge: Candlewick Press, 2003 0763617229 / 9780763617226 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The 2004 Newbery Medal winner. Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. First printing. Fine in a near fine (light vertical crease to rear flap) dust jacket.
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 DICAMILLO, Kate. Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.
NY: Scholastic, 2003 0439692202 / 9780439692205 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket
The 2004 Newbery Medal winner. Illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering. First Scholastic printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket (Newbery emblem on front panel).
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 HUNT, Irene. Trail of Apple Blossoms.
Chicago Follett 1968 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
The author won the Newbery Medal in 1967 for UP A ROAD SLOWLY. Illustrated by Don Bolognese. First printing. About fine in a near fine dust jacket that is a bit age darkened about the spine and edges.
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 KELLY, Eric P. Trumpeter of Krakow: A Tale of the Fifteenth Century.
NY: Macmillan, 1929 Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Angela Pruszynska
The 1929 Newbery Medal winner. First edition. Small ink stain on top edge, moderate shelf wear and aging, else very good in blue cloth. No dust jacket.
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 KINGMAN, Lee (editor). Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books, 1966-1975.
Boston: Horn Book, 1975 087675003X / 9780876750032 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
With acceptance papers, biographies and related material chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. First edition. Light foxing on fore edge, else very good in a very good (two inch closed edge tear – tape repaired on verso – in upper corner of front panel) dust jacket.
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 SPINELLI, Jerry. Maniac Magee.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1990 0316807222 / 9780316807227 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
The 1991 Newbery Medal winner. First printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Near fine in a very good (minor edge wear) dust jacket. ; 184 pages
Price: 150.00 USD
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11 SPINELLI, Jerry. Maniac Magee.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1990 0316807222 / 9780316807227 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
The 1991 Newbery Medal winner. First printing. Very good in a very good (light rubbing and edge wear, foxing on verso) dust jacket. ; 184 pages
Price: 100.00 USD
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