Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Book awards: Carnegie Medal Shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (176)

Ballet Shoes by Noel StreatfeildCommended, 1936
Minnow on the Say by Philippa PearceCommended, 1955
The Ghosts by Antonia Barber1969
Dogsbody by Diana Wynne JonesCommended, 1975
The Blue Hawk by Peter DickinsonCommended, 1976
Charmed Life by Diana Wynne JonesCommended, 1977
The Shadow Cage and other Tales of the Supernatural by Philippa PearceCommended, 1977
Bubble and Squeak by Philippa PearceCommended, 1978
The Way to Sattin Shore by Philippa PearceCommended, 1983
Red Sky in the Morning by Elizabeth LairdCommended, 1989
The Kingdom by the Sea by Robert WestallHighly Commended, 1990
The Cry of the Wolf by Melvin BurgessHighly Commended, 1991
The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline WilsonHighly Commended, 1991
An Angel for May by Melvin Burgess1992
Gulf by Robert WestallHighly Commended, 1992
The Baby and Fly Pie by Melvin BurgessHighly Commended, 1993
Someone Came Knocking by Anne MerrickCommended, 1993
The Stone Mouse by Jenny NimmoHighly Commended, 1993
Arthur, High King of Britain by Michael Morpurgo1994
The Bed and Breakfast Star by Jacqueline Wilson1994
Broken Bridge by Lynne Reid Banks1994
Griffin's Castle by Jenny Nimmo1994
MapHead by Lesley HowarthHighly Commended, 1994
A Time of Fire by Robert Westall1994
Willa and Old Miss Annie by Berlie DohertyHighly Commended, 1994
The Bronte Girls by Garry Douglas Kilworth1995
Double Act by Jacqueline WilsonHighly Commended, 1995
Granny the Pag by Nina Bawden1995
In the Middle of the Night by Robert Cormier1995
Raider by Susan P. GatesCommended, 1995
Thomas and the Tinners by Jill Paton Walsh1995
The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo1995
Bad Girls by Jacqueline Wilson1996
Clockwork by Philip Pullman1996
Johnny and the Bomb by Terry PratchettCommended, 1996
Love in Cyberia by Chloe Rayban1996
Secret Friends (Story Book) by Elizabeth Laird1996
The Tulip Touch by Anne FineHighly Commended, 1996
Weirdo's War by Michael Coleman1996
Fire, Bed, and Bone by Henrietta BranfordHighly Commended, 1997
Forever X by Geraldine McCaughrean1997
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. RowlingCommended, 1997
Meet Me by the Steelmen (Racer) by Theresa Tomlinson1997
Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman1997
Scribbleboy by Philip Ridley1997
Fly, Cherokee, Fly by Chris D'Lacey1998
Heroes by Robert Cormier1998
The Kin by Peter Dickinson1998
The Lives of Christopher Chant by Diana Wynne JonesCommended, 1998
The Sterkarm Handshake by Susan Price1998
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling1999
The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline Wilson1999
King of Shadows by Susan Cooper1999
Kit's Wilderness by David Almond1999
Little Soldier by Bernard Ashley1999
The Rinaldi Ring (Contents) by Jenny Nimmo1999
Tightrope by Gillian Cross1999
The Amber Spyglass by Philip PullmanHighly Commended, 2000
Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin2000
The Ghost Behind the Wall by Melvin BurgessCommended, 2000
Heaven Eyes by David Almond2000
Shadow of the Minotaur by Alan Gibbons2000
Troy by Adèle GerasHighly Commended, 2000
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech2000
Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird2001
Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson2001
The Kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean2001
Love That Dog by Sharon CreechCommended, 2001
The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson2001
Stop the Train by Geraldine McCaughreanHighly Commended, 2001
Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn2002
The Dark Horse by Marcus Sedgwick2002
The Edge by Alan Gibbons2002
Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks2002
The Shell House by Linda Newbery2002
Strawgirl by Jackie Kay2002
Up on Cloud Nine by Anne FineHighly Commended, 2002
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon2003
The Fire-Eaters by David Almond2003
The Garbage King by Elizabeth Laird2003
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo2003
Sisterland by Linda Newbery2003
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko2004
Heartbeat by Sharon Creech2004
Looking for JJ by Anne Cassidy2004
The Scarecrow and His Servant by Philip Pullman2004
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson2004
Clay by David Almond2005
Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce2005
Turbulence by Jan Mark2005
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean2005
Beast by Ally Kennen2007
My Swordhand is Singing by Marcus Sedgwick2007
The Road of Bones by Anne Fine2007
The Road Of The Dead by Kevin Brooks2007
A Swift Pure Cry by Siobhán Dowd2007
I Am Apache by Tanya Landman2008
Crossing To Paradise by Kevin Crossley-Holland2008
Crusade by Elizabeth Laird2008
Me, the Missing, and the Dead by Jenny Valentine2008
Ruby Red by Linzi Glass2008
What I Was by Meg Rosoff2008
Airman by Eoin Colfer2009
Black Rabbit Summer by Kevin Brooks2009
Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce2009
Creature of the Night by Kate Thompson2009
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness2009
Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray2009
The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness2010
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson2010
Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve2010
Nation by Terry Pratchett2010
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick2010
Rowan the Strange by Julie Hearn2010
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant2010
The Bride's Farewell by Meg Rosoff2011
The Death-Defying Pepper Roux by Geraldine McCaughrean2011
Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace2011
Prisoner of the Inquisition by Theresa Breslin2011
White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick2011
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys2012
Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis2012
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery & A Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans2012
The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett2012
My Name Is Mina by David Almond2012
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher2012
Trash by Andy Mulligan2012
A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton2013
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein2013
A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle2013
In Darkness by Nick Lake2013
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick2013
The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan2013
Wonder by R. J. Palacio2013
All the Truth That's in Me by Julie Berry2014
Blood Family by Anne Fine2014
The Child's Elephant by Rachel Campbell-Johnston2014
Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper2014
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead2014
Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell2014
The Wall by William Sutcliffe2014
Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan2015
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge2015
The Fastest Boy in the World by Elizabeth Laird2015
The Middle of Nowhere by Geraldine McCaughrean2015
More Than This by Patrick Ness2015
Tinder by Sally Gardner2015
When Mr. Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan2015
Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine2016
Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders2016
The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick2016
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge2016
Lies We Tell Ourselves (Harlequin Teen) by Robin TalleyAmnesty CILIP Honour, 2016
The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness2016
There Will Be Lies by Nick Lake2016
Beck by Mal Peet2017
The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon2017
Railhead by Philip Reeve2017
The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock2017
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce2017
the stars at oktober bend by Glenda Millard2017
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk2017
After the Fire by Will Hill2018
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk2018
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas2018
Release by Patrick Ness2018
Rook by Anthony McGowan2018
Saint Death: A Novel by Marcus Sedgwick2018
Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans2018
Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay2019
The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson2019
The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders2019
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds2019
Rebound by Kwame Alexander2019
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge2019
Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls2019

Award description

This award, established in 1936 in honor of Andrew Carnegie, is given for recognition of an outstanding book for children written in English and first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year. Note: Since 2007 the year relates to when the medal was awarded. Previously the year refers to the publication date of the books.

The LibraryThing award page for winners of the Carnegie Medal can be found here and the LibraryThing award page for books nominated for the Carnegie Medal can be found here


Related book awards

Related places


davidgn (641), souloftherose (168), bergs47 (92), stephmo (63), zmeischa (37), innermurk (30), andyl (28), SilentInAWay (27), Shortride (27), Sarah3969 (22), Cynfelyn (16), casvelyn (14), inge87 (13), kimby365 (12), foggidawn (10), Conkie (9), hipdeep (7), chinatowne (7), karenb (7), TerenceHearsay (6), PitcherBooks (5), FAMeulstee (5), Imprinted (5), francescadefreitas (5), SimoneA (5), ringman (5), Stbalbach (4), BookLizard (4), timspalding (4), rretzler (4), homeless (4), lottpoet (4), KingRat (4), kirkeet (4), gilroy (4), amysisson (4), st_bruno (3), pinklady60 (3), SJaneDoe (3), amanda4242 (3), TheoClarke (3), dakvid (3), JonHutchings (3), antisyzygy (3), konallis (3), leselotte (3), zjeszay (3), aethercowboy (3), LamontCranston (3), kaffles (3), justablondemoment (2), cedsaas (2), kevinashley (2), elizabethwallmacht (2), jbergerot (2), purpledragon42 (2), leftik (2), Herenya (2), betsytacy (2), MrsBond (2), Lemeritus (2), jburlinson (2), Avron (2), Cecrow (2), hdcclassic (2), sanshrutsharma12 (2), KimB (2), 2wonderY (2), tarfrimmer (2), supersidvicious (2), dara85 (2), ablachly (2), mrkatzer (2), r.orrison (2), fleurrochard (2), sdobie (1), kirjen (1), damnnicks (1), johnmackfreeman (1), pinkbull (1), DJLP2014 (1), daisy_may (1), indeedox (1), auntmarge64 (1), DisassemblyOfReason (1), jolly-roger (1), krazy4katz (1), eclecticdodo (1), inblackink (1), slaterfamily (1), colatiger (1), zeevi (1), queen_ypolita (1), jjlong (1), rsterling (1), PuddinTame (1), bmozanich (1), geitebukkeskjegg (1), jlelliott (1), henkl (1), tripleblessings (1), SomethingIshy (1), datrappert (1), foggireads2008 (1), jasbro (1), alyxstarr (1), avatiakh (1), kotarana (1), Rivendell (1), mentatjack (1), CDVicarage (1), lemontwist (1), gsides78 (1), Uyulala (1), Fuente (1)
About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 149,190,251 books! | Top bar: Always visible