Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards Fiction and Poetry

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned. See more kids literary prize winners.

Since 1967, The Boston Globe and The Horn Book, Inc., have co-sponsored the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for excellence in literature for children and young adults. We list award winners since 1990.

See the other Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards winners.

2019

Catalogue record for The season fo Styx MaloneThe Season of Styx Malone Kekla Magoon

2018

The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo

2017

The hate U give Angie Thomas

2016

Catalogue record for The lie treeThe Lie Tree Frances Hardinge

2015

Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms Katherine Rundell

2014

Grasshopper Jungle Andrew Smith

2013

Eleanor & Park Rainbow Rowell

2012

No crystal stair: a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

2011

Cover of Blink and CautionBlink & caution Tim Wynne-Jones

2010

When you reach me Rebecca Stead

2009

Nation Terry Pratchett

2008

Cover of The absolutely true diary of a part time indianThe absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian Sherman Alexie; illustrated by Ellen Forney

2007

The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation, volume I: the pox party M. T. Anderson

2006

Cover: The Miraculous Journey of Edward TulaneThe miraculous journey of Edward Tulane Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

2005

The Schwa was here Neal Shusterman

2004

The fire-eaters David Almond

2003

Cover of The Jamie and Angus storiesThe Jamie and Angus stories Anne Fine

2002

Lord of the deep Graham Salisbury

2001

Carver: a life in poems Marilyn Nelson

2000

Cover of The Folk KeeperThe folk keeper Franny Billingsley

1999

Holes Louis Sachar

1998

The circuit: stories from the life of a migrant child Francisco Jimenez

1997

The friends Kazumi Yumoto

1996

Poppy Avi

1995

Some of the kinder planets Tim Wynne-Jones

1994

Scooter Vera B. Williams

1993

Ajeemah and his son James Berry

1992

Missing May Cynthia Rylant

1991

The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi

1990

Maniac Magee Jerry Spinelli

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