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Caldecott Medal Winners  

Each year, the American Library Association awards the Caldecott Medal to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
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What is the Caldecott Medal?

The Caldecott Medal is awarded anually to the artist who creates the most distinguished picture book.

The award 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.

 

Caldecott Winners (2016-1974)

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Finding Winnie - Lindsay Mattick; Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316324908
Publication Date: 2015-10-20
2016 Winner

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Beekle, the Unimaginary Friend - Dan Santat
ISBN: 9780316199988
Publication Date: 2014-04-08
2015 Winner

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Locomotive - Brian Floca (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416994152
Publication Date: 2013-09-03
2014 Winner

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This Is Not My Hat - Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
2013 Winner

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A Ball for Daisy - Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
2012 Winner

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee - Philip C. Stead; Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
2011 Winner

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The Lion and the Mouse - Jerry Pinkney
2010 Winner

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The House in the Night - Susan Marie Swanson; Beth Krommes (Illustrator)
2009 Winner

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret - Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
2008 Winner

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Flotsam - David Wiesner (Illustrator)
2007 Winner

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The Hello, Goodbye Window - Chris Raschka (Illustrator); Norton Juster
2006 Winner

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Kitten's First Full Moon - Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
2005 Winner

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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers - Mordicai Gerstein (Illustrator)
2004 Winner

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My Friend Rabbit - Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
2003 Winner

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The Three Pigs - David Wiesner (Illustrator)
2002 Winner

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So You Want to Be President? - David Small (Illustrator); Judith St. George
2001 Winner

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat - Simms Taback (Illustrator)
2000 Winner

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Snowflake Bentley - Mary Azarian (Illustrator); Jacqueline Briggs Martin
1999 Winner

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Rapunzel - Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator, Retold by); Jacob W. Grimm; Wilhelm K. Grimm; Becky Thomas
1998 Winner

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Golem - David Wisniewski (Illustrator); David Wisniewski (Retold by)
1997 Winner

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Officer Buckle and Gloria - Peggy Rathmann
1996 Winner

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Smoky Night - Eve Bunting; David Diaz (Illustrator)
1995 Winner

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Grandfather's Journey - Allen Say (Illustrator)
1994 Winner

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Mirette on the High Wire - Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator)
1993 Winner

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Tuesday - David Weisner (Illustrator)
1992 Winner

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Black and White - David MacAulay (Illustrator)
1991 Winner

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Lon Po Po - Ed Young (Illustrator)
1990 Winner

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Song and Dance Man - Karen Ackerman; Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
1989 Winner

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Owl Moon - Jane Yolen; John Schoenherr (Illustrator)
1988 Winner

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Hey, Al - Arthur Yorinks; Richard Egielski (Illustrator)
1987 Winner

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The Polar Express - Chris Van Allsburg (Illustrator)
1986 Winner

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Saint George and the Dragon - Margaret Hodges (Editor); Trina Schart Hyman
1985 Winner

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The Glorious Flight - Alice Provensen (Illustrator); Martin Provensen (Illustrator)
1984 Winner

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Shadow - Marcia Brown (Illustrator, Translator); Blaise Cendrars
1983 Winner

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Jumanji - Chris Van Allsburg; Rafael Segovia Alban (Translator)
1982 Winner

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Fables - Arnold Lobel (Illustrator)
1981 Winner

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Ox-Cart Man - Donald Hall; Barbara Cooney (Illustrator); Donald Hall
1980 Winner

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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses - Paul Goble
1979 Winner

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Noah's Ark - Peter Spier (Illustrator)
1978 Winner

Ashanti to Zulu - Margaret W. Musgrove; Diane Dillon (Illustrator); Leo Dillon (Editor)
1977 Winner

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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears - Verna Aardema; Leo Dillon (Illustrator); Diane Dillon (Illustrator)
1976 Winner

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Arrow to the Sun - Gerald McDermott (Illustrator)
1975 Winner

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Duffy and the Devil - Harve Zemach; Margot Zemach (Illustrator)
1974 Winner

 

Where can I find Caldecott Winners in our library?

Every Caldecott-winning book has a home in the collection at Hassenfeld Library.

Caldecott Award-winning books and Caldecott-nominated books can be found outside of the Bennett Klein story room on the garden level of the library.

 

 

Caldecott Winners (1973-1939)

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The Funny Little Woman - Arlene Mosel; Blair Lent (Illustrator)
1973 Winner

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One Fine Day - Nonny Hogrogian (Illustrator)
1972 Winner

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A Story, a Story - Gail E. Haley (Illustrator)
1971 Winner

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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble - William Steig (Illustrator)
1970 Winner

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The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship - Arthur Ransome; Uri Shulevitz (Illustrator)
1969 Winner

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Drummer Hoff - Ed Emberley (Illustrator); Barbara Emberley
1968 Winner

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Sam, Bangs and Moonshine - Evaline Ness (Illustrator)
1967 Winner

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Always Room for One More - Sorche Nic Leodhas (Illustrator); Nonny Hogrogian (Illustrator)
1966 Winner

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May I Bring a Friend? - Beatrice de Regniers; Beni Montresor (Illustrator)
1965 Winner

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Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
1964 Winner

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The Snowy Day - Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator)
1963 Winner

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Once a Mouse... - Marcia Brown (Illustrator)
1962 Winner

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Baboushka and the Three Kings - Ruth Robbins; Nicolas Sidjakov (Illustrator)
1961 Winner

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Nine Days to Christmas - Marie Hall Ets; Aurora Labastida
1960 Winner

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Chanticleer and the Fox - Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney (Illustrator)
1959 Winner

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Time of Wonder - Robert McCloskey (Illustrator)
1958 Winner

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Tree Is Nice - Janice May Udry; Marc Simont (Illustrator); Janice Udry; Janice M. Udry; M. Udry
1957 Winner

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Frog Went A-Courtin' - Feodor Rojankovsky (Illustrator); John M. Langstaff
1956 Winner

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Cinderella - Marcia Brown (Illustrator); Charles Perrault
1955 Winner

Madeline's Rescue - Ludwig Bemelmans
1954 Winner

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The Biggest Bear - Lynd Ward (Illustrator)
1953 Winner

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Finders Keepers - Nicolas Mordvinoff (Illustrator); William Lipkind
1952 Winner

Egg Tree - Katherine Milhous (Illustrator)
1951 Winner

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Song of the Swallows - Leo Politi
1950 Winner

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The Big Snow - Berta H. Hader (Illustrator); Elmer Hader
1949 Winner

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White Snow, Bright Snow - Roger Duvoisin (Illustrator); Alvin R. Tresselt
1948 Winner

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The Little Island - Golden MacDonald; Margaret Wise Brown; Leonard Weisgard (Illustrator)
1947 Winner

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The Rooster Crows - Maud Petersham (Illustrator); Miska Petersham (Illustrator)
1946 Winner

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Prayer for a Child - Elizabeth Orton Jones (Illustrator); Rachel Field
1945 Winner

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Many Moons - James Thurber; Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator)
1944 Winner

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The Little House - Virginia Lee Burton (Illustrator)
1943 Winner

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Make Way for Ducklings - Robert McCloskey
1942 Winner

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They Were Strong and Good - Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
1941 Winner

Abraham Lincoln - Ingri D'Aulaire; Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
1940 Winner

Mei Li - Thomas Handforth (Illustrator)
1939 Winner

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Animals of the Bible - Helen D. Fish (Selected by); Dorothy P. Lathrop (Illustrator)
1938 Winner

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