Book AwardsCalifornia Young Reader Medal

Works (162)

TitlesOrder
The Year of Miss Agnes by Kirkpatrick Hill
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas RockwellIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1974-1975
How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head by Bill PeetPrimary, Grades K-2, 1975-1976
Freaky Friday by Mary RodgersIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1976-1977
Watership Down by Richard AdamsYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1976-1977
Little Rabbit's Loose Tooth by Lucy BatePrimary, Grades K-2, 1977-1978
Danny the Champion of the World by Roald DahlIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1978-1979
The Late Great Me by Sandra ScoppettoneYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1978-1979
Big Bad Bruce by Bill PeetPrimary, Grades K-2, 1979-1980
Hail, Hail Camp Timberwood by Ellen ConfordMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1979-1980
Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson RawlsIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1980-1981
The Pinballs by Betsy ByarsMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1980-1981
A Summer to Die by Lois LowryYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1980-1981
Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry AllardPrimary, Grades K-2, 1981-1982
Liza Lou And The Yeller Belly Swamp by Mercer MayerPrimary, Grades K-2, 1982-1983
Superfudge by Judy BlumeIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1982-1983
Tiger Eyes by Judy BlumeMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1982-1983
Summer of Fear by Lois DuncanYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1982-1983
Bagdad Ate It by Phyllis GreenPrimary, Grades K-2, 1983-1984
The Trouble with Tuck by Theodore TaylorIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1983-1984
There's a Bat in Bunk Five by Paula DanzigerMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1983-1984
Stranger with My Face by Lois DuncanYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1983-1984
Herbie's Troubles by Carol ChapmanPrimary, Grades K-2, 1984-1985
The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid BanksIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1984-1985
Taking Terri Mueller by Norma Fox MazerMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1984-1985
The truth trap by Frances MillerYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1984-1985
Space Case by Edward MarshallPrimary, Grades K-2, 1985-1986
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade by Barthe DeClementsIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1985-1986
The Girl with the Silver Eyes by Willo Davis RobertsMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1985-19869
The Darkangel by Meredith Ann PierceYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1985-1986
The Napping House by Audrey WoodPrimary, Grades K-2, 1986-1987
The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren WrightIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1986-1987
You Shouldn't Have to Say Good-Bye by Patricia HermesMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1986-1987
Pursuit by Michael FrenchYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1986-1987
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe NumeroffPrimary, Grades K-2, 1987-1988
Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! by Stephen ManesIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1987-1988
The Root Cellar by Janet LunnMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1987-1988
Interstellar Pig by William SleatorYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1987-1988
What Happened to Patrick's Dinosaurs? by Carol CarrickPrimary, Grades K-2, 1988-1989
The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth WinthropIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1988-1989
The Stalker by Joan Lowery NixonMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1988-1989
Face at the Edge of the World by Eve BuntingYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1988-1989
Eyes of the Dragon by Margaret LeafPrimary, Grades K-2, 1989-1990
The War with Grandpa by Robert Kimmel SmithIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1989-1990
The Other Side of Dark by Joan Lowery NixonMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1989-1990
Izzy, Willy-Nilly by Cynthia VoigtYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1989-1990
Tacky the Penguin by Helen LesterPrimary, Grades K-2, 1990-1991
Harry's Mad by Dick King-SmithIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1990-1991
December Stillness by Mary Downing HahnMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1990-1991
Night Kites by M. E. KerrYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1990-1991
Never Spit On Your Shoes (Orchard Paperbacks) by Denys CazetPrimary, Grades K-2, 1991-1992
All About Sam by Lois LowryIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1991-1992
Sniper by Theodore TaylorMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1991-1992
A Sudden Silence by Eve BuntingYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1991-1992
Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin HenkesPrimary, Grades K-2, 1992-1993
Fudge-a-Mania by Judy BlumeIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1992-1993
Something Upstairs by AviMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1992-1993
The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis KlauseYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1992-1993
High-Wire Henry by Mary CalhounPrimary, Grades K-2, 1993-1994
Scared Stiff by Willo Davis RobertsIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1993-1994
There's a Girl in My Hammerlock by Jerry SpinelliMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1993-1994
We All Fall Down by Robert CormierYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1993-1994
Fool's Gold by Zilpha Keatley Snyder1995
Martha Speaks by Susan MeddaughPrimary, Grades K-2, 1994-1995
Stonewords: A Ghost Story by Pam ConradIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1994-1995
Rescue Josh McGuire by Ben MikaelsenMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1994-1995
Downriver by Will HobbsYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1994-1995
Stellaluna by Janell CannonPrimary, Grades K-2, 1995-1996
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing HahnIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1995-1996
Freak the Mighty by Rodman PhilbrickMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1995-1996
Shadow of the Dragon by Sherry GarlandYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1995-1996
Don't Fidget a Feather! by Erica SilvermanPrimary, Grades K-2, 1996-1997
Jennifer Murdley's Toad by Bruce CovilleIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1996-1997
Sparrow Hawk Red by Ben MikaelsenMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1996-1997
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris CrutcherYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1996-1997
Dog Breath by Dav PilkeyPrimary, Grades K-2, 1997-1998
The Junkyard Dog by Erika TamarIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1997-1998
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul CurtisMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1997-1998
Ironman by Chris CrutcherYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1997-1998
Livingstone Mouse by Pamela Duncan EdwardsPrimary, Grades K-2, 1998-1999
The 13th Floor: A Ghost Story by Sid FleischmanIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1998-1999
Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham SalisburyMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1998-1999
The Only Alien on the Planet by Kristen D. RandleYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1998-1999
Lost by Paul Brett JohnsonPrimary, Grades K-2, 1999-2000
Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz RyanIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 1999-2000
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson LevineMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 1999-2000
Breaking Boxes by A. M. JenkinsYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 1999-2000
Grandad's teeth by Rod ClementPrimary, Grades K-2, 2000-2001
Honus and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure by Dan GutmanIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2000-2001
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson HaddixMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2000-2001
Armageddon Summer by Jane YolenYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2000-2001
Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen LesterPrimary, Grades K-2, 2001-2002
The Million Dollar Shot by Dan GutmanIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2001-2002
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack GantosMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2001-2002
Bad by Jean FerrisYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2001-2002
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren ChildPrimary, Grades K-2, 2002-2003
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2002-2003
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben MikaelsenMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2002-2003
Define "Normal" by Julie Anne PetersYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2002-2003
The Babe & I by David A. AdlerPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2002-2003
A Fine, Fine School by Sharon CreechPrimary, Grades K-2, 2003-2004
The School Story by Andrew ClementsIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2003-2004
Flipped by Wendelin Van DraanenMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2003-2004
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lensey NamiokaYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2003-2004
And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon by Janet StevensPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2003-2004
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! by Candace FlemingPrimary, Grades K-2, 2004-2005
Ruby Holler by Sharon CreechIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2004-2005
Things Not Seen by Andrew ClementsMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2004-2005
Stormbreaker by Anthony HorowitzYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2004-2005
Mr. Lincoln's Way by Patricia PolaccoPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2004-2005
Miss Smith's Incredible Storybook by Michael GarlandPrimary, Grades K-2, 2005-2006
The Good Dog by AviIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2005-2006
12 Again by Sue CorbettMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2005-2006
After by Francine ProseYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2005-2006
Boxes for Katje by Candace FlemingPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2005-2006
My Lucky Day by Keiko KaszaPrimary, Grades K-2, 2006-2007
Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler by William WiseIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2006-2007
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer CholdenkoMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2006-2007
Shattering Glass by Gail GilesYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2006-2007
The Cats in Krasinski Square by Karen HessePicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2006-2007
Superdog: The Heart of a Hero by Caralyn BuehnerPrimary, Grades K-2, 2007-2008
Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah WilesIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2008-2008
The Schwa was Here by Neal ShustermanMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2007-2008
Private Peaceful by Michael MorpurgoYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2007-2008
Mr. Maxwell's Mouse by Frank AschPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2007-2008
Stanley's Wild Ride by Linda BaileyPrimary, Grades K-2, 2008-2009
Sheep by Valerie HobbsIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2008-2009
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby LarsonMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2008-2009
Sold by Patricia McCormickYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2008-2009
Mystery at the Club Sandwich by Doug CushmanPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2008-2009
Millie Waits for the Mail by Alexander SteffensmeierPrimary, Grades K-2, 2009-2010
No Talking by Andrew ClementsIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2009-2010
Alabama Moon by Watt KeyMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2009-2010
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Young Adult, Grades 9-12, 2009-2011
Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch by Mona KerbyPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2009-2010
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach by Carmen Agra DeedyPrimary, Grades K-2, 2010-2011
Zorgamazoo by Robert Paul WestonIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2010-2011
Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia KadohataMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2010-2011
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2010-2011
John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane SmithPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2010-2011
I Need My Monster by Amanda NollPrimary, Grades K-2, 2011-2012
Violet Raines Almost Got Struck by Lightning by Danette HaworthIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2011-2012
Every Soul A Star by Wendy MassMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2011-2012
Graceling by Kristin CashoreYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2011-2012
Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen LevinePicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2011-2012
We Are in a Book! by Mo WillemsPrimary, Grades K-2, 2012-2013
The Giant-Slayer by Iain LawrenceIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2012-2013
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. DraperMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2012-2013
Matched by Ally CondieYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2012-2013
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle by Brian DennisPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2012-2013
Press Here by Hervé TulletPrimary, Grades K-2, 2013-2014
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMannIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2013-2014
Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2013-2014
Divergent by Veronica RothYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2013-2014
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van AllsburgPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2013-2014
Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse RosenthalPrimary, Grades K-2, 2014-2015
Wonder by R. J. PalacioIntermediate, Grades 3-5, 2014-2015
The False Prince by Jennifer A. NielsenMiddle School/Junior High, Grades 6-8, 2014-2015
The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenYoung Adult, Grades 9-12, 2014-2015
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team by Audrey VernickPicture Books for Older Readers, Grade 4 & Up, 2014-2015
Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth PartridgeMiddle School/Junior High, 2016
Barbed Wire Baseball by Marissa MossPicture Books for Older Readers, 2018