Judy Lopez Winner’s Books

Judy Lopez Memorial Award Medalists

2019 Pax by Sara Pennypacker
2018 Red Girl by Ji-Li Jiang
2017 Refugee by Alan Gratz
2016 The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
2015 El Deafo by Cece Bell
2014 The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt
2013 Wonder by R. J. Palacio
2012 Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby
2011 Grounded by Kate Klise
2010 The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
2009 We Are the Ship by Kadir Nelson
2008 The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
2007 The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages
2003 The Red Rose Box by Brenda Woods
2002 Shipwrecked by Rmoda Blumberg
1999 No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War by Anita Lobel
1998 Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye and Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang
1997 The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia DeFelice
1993 Blue Skin of the Sea by Graham Salisbury
1990 The Winter Room by Gary Paulsen
1987 Come a Stranger by Cynthia Voigt
1986 Prairie Songs by Pam Conrad

2006 Harry Sue by Sue Stauffacher
2005 The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer
2004 The Way a Door Closes by Hope Anita Smith
2003 The Red Rose Box by Brenda Woods
2002 Shipwrecked! Blumberg
2001 Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
2000 The Gate in the Wall by Ellen Howard
1999 No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War by Anita Lobel
1998 Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye and Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang
1997 The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia DeFelice
1996 Spying on Miss Müller by Eve Bunting
1995 My Brother, My Sister, and I by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
1994 The Boggart by Susan Cooper
1993 Blue Skin of the Sea by Graham Salisbury
1992 Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi
1991 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
1989 The Trouble with Gramary by Betty Levin
1988 M.E. and Morton by Sylvia Cassedy