Reading Guides: Caldecott Winners (Picture Books)

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Caldecott Award Winners

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Caldecott Medal The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. The Lawrence W. Tyree Library has the following winners available to check out. Books are found in the Youth Collection on the second floor.


2010s

2017 – Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat / Javaka Steptoe --- JUV N6537.B233 S84 2016

2016 – Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear / Lindsay Mattick --- PZ7.1.M38 Fin 2015

2015 – The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend / Dan Santat --- PZ7.S23817 Adv 2014

2014 – Locomotive / Brian Floca --- JUV TJ603.2 .F56 2013

2013 – This Is Not My Hat / Jon Klassen --- PZ7.K6781446 Th 2012

2012 – A Ball For Daisy / Chris Raschka --- PZ7.R1814 Bal 2011

2011 – A Sick Day for Amos McGee / Philip Christian Stead --- PZ7.S8084 Si 2010

2010 – The Lion and the Mouse / Jerry Pinkney --- PZ8.2.P456 Li 2009


2000s

2009 – The House in the Night / Beth Krommes (illustrator); Susan Marie Swanson (author) --- PZ7.S97255 Hou 2008

2008 The Invention of Hugo Cabret / Brian Selznick --- PZ7.S4654 Inv 2007

2007 – Flotsam / David Weisner --- PZ7.W6367 Fl 2006

2006 – The Hello, Goodbye Window / Chris Raschka (illustrator); Norton Juster (author) --- PZ7.J984 He 2005

2005 – Kitten's First Full Moon / Kevin Henkes --- PZ7.H389 Ki 2004

2004 – The Man Who Walked Between the Towers / Mordicai Gerstein --- JUV GV551 .G47 2003

2003 – My Friend Rabbit / Eric Rohmann --- PZ7.R6413 My 2002

2002 – The Three Pigs / David Wiesner --- PZ7.W6367 Th 2001

2001 – So You Want to Be President? / David Small (illustrator); Judith St. George (author) --- JUV E176.1 .S699 2000

2000 – Joseph Had a Little Overcoat / Simms Taback --- PZ7.T1115 Jo 1999


1990s

1999 – Snowflake Bentley / Mary Azarian (illustrator); Jacqueline Briggs Martin (author) --- JUV QC858.B46 M37 1998

1998 – Rapunzel / Paul O. Zelinsky --- PZ8 .Z38 Rap 1997

1997 – Golem / David Wisniewski --- PZ7 .W57 Gol 1996

1996 – Officer Buckle and Gloria / Peggy Rathmann --- PZ7 .R1936 Of 1995

1995 – Smoky Night / David Diaz (illustrator); Eve Bunting (author) --- PZ7.B91527 Sl 1994

1994 – Grandfather's Journey / Allen Say --- PZ7 .S2744 Gr 1993

1993 – Mirette on the High Wire / Emily Arnold McCully --- PZ7 .M478415 Mi 1992

1992 – Tuesday / David Wiesner --- PZ7 .W6367 Tu 1991

1991 – Black and White / David Macaulay --- PZ7 .M1197 Bl 1990

1990 – Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China / Ed Young --- PZ8.1.Y84 Lan 1996


1980s

1989 – Song and Dance Man / Stephen Gammell (illustrator); Karen Ackerman (author) --- PZ7 A1824 So 1988

1988 – Owl Moon / John Schoenherr (illustrator); Jane Yolen (author) --- PZ7 .Y78 Ow 1987

1987 – Hey, Al / Richard Egielski (illustrator); Arthur Yorinks (author) / PZ7 .Y819 He 1986

1986 – The Polar Express / Chris Van Allsburg --- PZ7 .V266 Po 1985

1985 – Saint George and the Dragon / Trina Schart Hyman (illustrator); Margaret Hodges (author) --- PZ8.1 .H69 Sai 1984

1984 – The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Blériot, July 25, 1909 / Alice & Martin Provensen --- JUV TL721.B5 P76 1983

1983 – Shadow / Marcia Brown --- PZ8.1 .B8162 Sh 1982

1982 – Jumanji / Chris Van Allsburg --- PZ7 .V266 Ju

1981 – Fables / Arnold Lobel --- PZ8.2 .L6 Fab

1980 – Ox-Cart Man / Barbara Cooney (illustrator); Donald Hall (author) --- PZ7 .H4115 Ox


1970s

1979 – The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses / Paul Goble --- PZ8 .G537 Gi

1978 – Noah's Ark / Peter Spier --- JUV BS1238.N6 S64

1977 – Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions / Leo & Diane Dillon (illustrators); Margaret Musgrove (author) --- JUV GN 645 .M87 1976

1976 – Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears / Leo & Diane Dillon (illustrators); Verna Aardema (author) --- PZ8.1 .A213 Wh

1975 – Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale / Gerald McDermott --- JUV E99.P9 M25 1974

1974 – Duffy and the Devil / Margot Zemach (illustrator); Harve Zemach (author) --- PZ8.1.Z38 Du 1986

1973 – The Funny Little Woman / Blair Lent (illustrator); Arlene Mosel (author) --- PZ8.1 .M8346 1986

1972 – One Fine Day / Nonny Hogrogian --- PZ7 .H6844 On 1997

1971 – A Story, A Story / Gail E. Haley --- PZ8.1 .H139 St

1970 – Sylvester and the Magic Pebble / William Steig --- PZ7 .S95 S84 2005


1960s

1969 – The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship / Uri Shulevitz (illustrator); Arthur Ransome (author) --- PZ8 .R174 Fo

1968 – Drummer Hoff / Ed Emberley (illustrator); Barbara Emberley (author) --- PZ8.3.E515 Dr 1987

1967 – Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine / Evaline Ness --- PZ7.N4384 Sam 1966

1966 – Always Room for One More / Nonny Hogrogian (illustrator); Sorche Nic Leodhas (author) --- PZ8.3.L5492 An 1965

1965 – May I Bring a Friend? / Beni Montresor (illustrator); Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (author) --- PZ8.3.D443 May 1989

1964 – Where the Wild Things Are / Maurice Sendak --- PZ7.S57 Wh 1991

1963 – The Snowy Day / Ezra Jack Keats --- PZ7 .K2253 Sn

1962 – Once a Mouse / Marcia Brown --- PZ8.2.H5 On

1961 – Baboushka and the Three Kings / Nicolas Sidjakov (illustrator); Ruth Robbins (author) --- PZ8.1.R5 Bab

1960 – Nine Days to Christmas / Marie Hall Ets (illustrator); Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida (authors) --- PZ7 .E855 Ni


1950s

1959 – Chanticleer and the Fox / Barbara Cooney (illustrator); Barbara Cooney (author) --- PZ8.2.C47 Ch 1986

1958 – Time of Wonder / Robert McCloskey --- PZ7 .M1336 Ti 1985

1957 – A Tree Is Nice / Marc Simont (illustrator); Janice Udry (author) --- PZ10.U4 Tr 1984

1956 – Frog Went A-Courtin' / Feodor Rojankovsky (illustrator); John Langstaff (author) --- PZ8.3.L28 Fr 1991

1955 – Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper / Marcia Brown --- PZ8 .P426 Ci

1954 – Madeline's Rescue / Ludwig Bemelmans --- PZ8.3.B425 Mah 2000

1953 – The Biggest Bear / Lynd Ward --- PZ7.W2146 Bi 1980

1952 – Finders Keepers / Nicolas (illustrator); Will (author) --- PZ7.L6637 Fi 1989

1951 – The Egg Tree / Katherine Milhous --- PZ7.M596 Ef 1992

1950 – Song of the Swallows / Leo Politi --- PZ7.P753 So 1987b


1940s

1949 – The Big Snow / Berta & Elmer Hader --- PZ7.H117 B54 1993

1948 – White Snow, Bright Snow / Roger Duvoisin (illustrator); Alvin Tresselt (author) --- PZ7.T732 Wh 1988

1947 – The Little Island / Leonard Weisgard (illustrator); Margaret Wise Brown (author) --- PZ7.B8163 Ln 1993

1946 – The Rooster Crows / Maud & Miska Petersham --- PZ8.3.P447 Ro 1987

1945 – Prayer for a Child / Elizabeth Orton Jones (illustrator); Rachel Field (author) --- JUV BV265 .F5

1944 – Many Moons / Louis Slobodkin (illustrator); James Thurber (author) --- PZ7.T442 Man

1943 – The Little House / Virginia Lee Burton --- PZ7.B954 Li

1942 – Make Way for Ducklings / Robert McCloskey --- PZ10.3.M1295 Mak 1999

1941 – They Were Strong and Good / Robert Lawson --- PZ7.L4384 Th 1968

1940 – Abraham Lincoln / Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire --- PZ7.A914 Ab 2008


1930s

1939 – Mei Li / Thomas Handforth --- PZ7 .H192 Me

1938 – Animals of the Bible / Dorothy P. Lathrop --- JUV BS663 .B5 1965

Last Updated: March 2017

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