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  Books & Reading  |  Award Books  |  Randolph Caldecott Medal

Books and Reading

Award Books
Randolph Caldecott Medal
Coretta Scott King Book Award
John Newbery Medal
Pura Belpré Medal
Robert F. Sibert Medal
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Texas Bluebonnet Award
 
The Randolph Caldecott Medal The Randolph Caldecott Medal

Awarded annually to the artist of  the most distinguished American picture book for children.

For more information on the Caldecott Medal, visit the Association for Library Service to Children web site. 
2014 Medal Winner

Locomotive

Locomotive

illustrated and written by Brian Floca
2014 Honor Books

Journey

Journey

illustrated and written by Aaron Becker
   

Flora and the Flamingo

Flora and the Flamingo

illustrated and written by Molly Idle
   

Mr. Wuffles

Mr. Wuffles

illustrated and written by David Wiesner

   

P A S T   C A L D E C O T T   W I N N E R S

Year Title Illustrator
2014 LOCOMOTIVE Brian Floca
2013 THIS IS NOT MY HAT Jon Klassen
2012 A BALL FOR DAISY Chris Raschka
2011 A SICK DAY FOR AMOS McGEE Erin E Stead
2010 THE LION & THE MOUSE Jerry Pinkney
2009 THE HOUSE IN THE NIGHT Beth Krommes
2008 THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET Brian Selznick
2007 FLOTSAM Doug Cushman
2006 THE HELLO, GOODBYE WINDOW Chris Raschka
2005 KITTEN'S FIRST FULL MOON Kevin Henkes
2004 MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS Mordicai Gerstein
2003 MY FRIEND RABBIT Eric Rohmann
2002 THE THREE PIGS David Wiesner
2001 SO YOU WANT TO BE PRESIDENT David Small
2000   JOSEPH HAD A LITTLE OVERCOAT   Simms Taback
1999  SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY    Jacqueline Briggs
1998 RAPUNZEL   Paul O. Zelinsky
1997 GOLEM David Wisniewski
1996 OFFICER BUCKLE AND GLORIA Peggy Rathmann
1995 SMOKY NIGHT  Eve Bunting
1994 GRANDFATHER’S JOURNEY Allen Say
1993 MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE Emily A. McCully
1992 TUESDAY David Wiesner
1991 BLACK AND WHITE  David Macaulay
1990 LON PO PO Ed Young
1989 SONG AND DANCE MAN Karen Ackerman
1988 OWL MOON   Jane Yolen
1987 HEY, AL Arthur Yorinks
1986 POLAR EXPRESS Chris Van Allsburg
1985 ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON  Margaret Hodges
1984 THE GLORIOUS FLIGHT Alice & Martin Provensen
1983 SHADOW    Blaise Cendrars
1982 JUMANJI  Chris Van Allsburg
1981 FABLES  Arnold Lobel
1980 OX- CART MAN Donald Hall
1979 THE GIRL WHO LOVED WILD HORSES Paul Goble
1978 NOAH’S ARK Peter  Spier
1977 ASHANTI TO ZULU Margaret Musgrove
1976 WHY MOSQUITOES BUZZ IN PEOPLE’S EARS Verna Aardema
1975 ARROW TO THE SUN Gerald McDermott
1974 DUFFY AND THE DEVIL  Harve Zemach
1973 THE FUNNY LITTLE WOMAN   Arlene Mosel
1972 ONE FINE DAY   Nonny Hogrogian
1971 A STORY A STORY Gail E. Haley
1970 SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE William Steig
1969 THE FOOL OF THE WORLD & THE FLYING SHIP Arthur  Ransome
1968 DRUMMER HOFF Barbara Emberley 
1967 SAM, BANGS, AND MOONSHINE Evaline Ness
1966 ALWAYS ROOM FOR ONE MORE   Nonny Hogrogian
1965 MAY I BRING A FRIEND Beatrice S. de Regniers
1964 WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE  Maurice Sendak
1963 THE SNOWY DAY Ezra Jack Keats
1962 ONCE A MOUSE  Marcia Brown
1961 BABOUSHKA & THE THREE KINGS Ruth  Robbins
1960 NINE DAYS TO CHRISTMAS Marie H. Ets
1959 CHANTICLEER AND THE FOX Barbara Cooney
1958 TIME OF WONDER Robert McCloskey
1957 A TREE IS NICE  Janice May Udry
1956 FROG WENT A-COURTIN’  John Langstaff
1955 CINDERELLA Charles Perrault 
1954 MADELINE’S RESCUE  Ludwig Bemelmans
1953 THE BIGGEST BEAR  Lynd Ward
1952 FINDERS KEEPERS    Will and Nicholas
1951 THE EGG TREE Katherine Milhous
1950 SONG OF THE SWALLOWS Leo Politi
1949 THE BIG SNOW  Berta & Elmer Hader
1948 WHITE SNOW, BRIGHT SNOW Alvin R. Tresselt
1947 THE LITTLE ISLAND Golden MacDonald 
1946 THE ROOSTER CROWS Maud & Miska Petersham
1945 PRAYER FOR A CHILD Rachel Field
1944 MANY MOONS  James Thurber
1943 THE LITTLE HOUSE   Virginia L. Burton
1942 MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS Robert McCloskey 
1941 THEY WERE STRONG AND GOOD  Robert Lawson
1940 ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ingri & Edgar D’Aulaire
1939 MEI LI   Thomas Handforth
1938  ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE   Helen D. Fish