Newbery Awards 1922-1929
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The Trumpeter of Krakow, a Tale of the Fifteenth Century
A Polish family in the Middle Ages has, for generations, guarded a mysterious crystal. They must elude the czar of Russia to get the treasure to the king of Poland.
Gay-Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff
The adventures of a Calcutta-born carrier pigeon and his service in the Indian Army during the First World War.
Smoky, the Cowhorse
The story of a horse from his birth on the open range, through his capture by humans and his work in the rodeo, to his eventual old age back on the range where he was born.
Shen of the Sea; a Book for Children
Illustrated by Else Hasselriis
Sixteen original stories in folktale style, most explaining the origins of everyday objects common to Chinese culture.
Tales from Silver Lands
Illustrated by Paul Honore
Nineteen stories of witches, giants, and enchantments, gathered from South American villagers.
The Dark Frigate
The story of nineteen-year-old sailor Philip Marsham who is forced to become a pirate during the reign of King Charles of England.
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
The good doctor and naturalist talks to animals and makes an amazing voyage to Spidermonkey Island and home again to England.
The Story of Mankind
The author turns history into tales of adventure, from cave dwellers to 1920.