Lists and Suggestions for Kids
List: Newbery Medal Winners, 1990-Present
The Last Cuentista
Higuera, Donna Barba, author.
"A girl named Petra Pena, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. ... More
When You Trap a Tiger
Keller, Tae, author.
When Lily, her sister Sam, and their mother move in with her sick grandmother, Lily traps a tiger an... More
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing ... More
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
Also available in Overdrive. Merci Suárez begins the sixth grade and knows things will change, but ... More
Kelly, Erin Entrada.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Virgil feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. ... More
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Barnhill, Kelly Regan.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. "An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch,... More
Last Stop on Market Street
de la Peña, Matt.
Also available in Hoopla. A young boy, CJ, rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learn... More
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wres... More
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cle... More
The One and Only Ivan
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-o... More
Dead End in Norvelt
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, twelve-year-o... More
Moon Over Manifest
Also available in Overdrive. Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the... More
When You Reach Me
Also available in Overdrive. As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1970s television game ... More
The Graveyard Book
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wand... More
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village
Schlitz, Laura Amy.
Also available in Hoopla and RB Digital. A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters... More
The Higher Power of Lucky
Also available in Overdrive. Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to Franc... More
Perkins, Lynne Rae.
Also available in Hoopla. Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feeling... More
Also available in Overdrive. Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters g... More
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusua... More
Crispin: The Cross of Lead
Also in Overdrive and RB Digital. Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in f... More
A Single Shard
Park, Linda Sue.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, live... More
A Year Down Yonder
In 1937, during the Depression, fifteen-year-old Mary Alice, initially apprehensive about leaving C... More
Bud, Not Buddy
Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Also available in Overdrive. Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during t... More
Also available in Overdrive. As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attrib... More
Out of the Dust
Also available in Overdrive. In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships... More
The View From Saturday
Konigsburg, E. L.
Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention ... More
The Midwife's Apprentice
Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital. In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl ... More
Walk Two Moons
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sa... More
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jon... More
After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncle Ob lea... More
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Vir... More
Maniac Magee: A Novel
Also available in Overdrive. He came into this world named Jeffrey Lionel Magee, but when his parent... More
Number the Stars
Also available in Overdrive. In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemari... More