Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book List

This Is Not My Hat (Hardcover)

$15.99
ISBN-13: 9780763655990
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Published: Candlewick, 10/2012
2013 Caldecott Medal Winner: From the creator of the #1 "New York Times" best-selling and award-winning" I Want My Hat Back" comes a second wry tale.
When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue topper (which happens to fit him perfectly), trouble "could "be following close behind. So it's a good thing that enormous fish won't wake up. And even if he does, it's not like he'll ever know what happened. . . . Visual humor swims to the fore as the best-selling Jon Klassen follows his breakout debut with another deadpan-funny tale.

A Ball for Daisy (Hardcover)

$17.99
ISBN-13: 9780375858611
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Published: Schwartz & Wade, 5/2011
2012 Caldecott Medal Winner: Here's a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy's anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book "Yo! Yes?, " Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschka's signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special.

$16.99
ISBN-13: 9781596434028
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Published: Roaring Brook Press, 5/2010
2011 Caldecott Medal Winner: THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut. Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor.

$18.00
ISBN-13: 9780316013567
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9/2009
2010 Caldecott Medal Winner