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2014

CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOKS

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The Caldecott Award is named in honor of Randolph J. Caldecott, a 19th-Century illustrator renowned for his children's picture books. The award is given annually to the illustrator of "the most distinguished American picture book for children," chosen from those published in the United States during the previous year. It is awarded by the American Library Association. The recipient must be a citizen or resident of the United States.

 Call Number  Author / Illustrator  Title   Year
AWARD Caldecott Lathrop, Dorothy Animals of the Bible 1938
AWARD Caldecott Handforth, Thomas Mei Li 1939
AWARD Caldecott D'Aulaire, Ingri Abraham Lincoln 1940
AWARD Caldecott Lawson, Robert They were strong and good 1941
AWARD Caldecott McCloskey, Robert Make way for ducklings 1942
AWARD Caldecott Burton, Virginia Lee The little house 1943
AWARD Caldecott Thurber, James / Slobodkin, Louis Many Moons 1944
AWARD Caldecott Field, Rachel / Jones, Elizabeth O. Prayer for a Child 1945
AWARD Caldecott Petersham, Maud The rooster crows 1946
AWARD Caldecott MacDonald, Golden / Weisgard, Leonard The little island 1947
AWARD Caldecott Tresselt, Alvin / Duviosin, Roger White snow, bright snow 1948
AWARD Caldecott Hader, Berta The big snow 1949
AWARD Caldecott Politi, Leo Song of the swallows 1950
AWARD Caldecott Milhous, Kathryn The egg tree 1951
AWARD Caldecott Will / Nicholas Finders keepers 1952
AWARD Caldecott Ward, Lynd The biggest bear 1953
AWARD Caldecott Bemelmans, Ludwig Madeline's rescue 1954
AWARD Caldecott Perrault, Charles / Brown, Marcia Cinderella, or the little glass slipper 1955
AWARD Caldecott Langstaff, John / Rojankovsky, Feodor Frog went a-courtin' 1956
AWARD Caldecott Udry, Janice / Simont, Marc A tree is nice 1957
AWARD Caldecott McCloskey, Robert Time of wonder 1958
AWARD Caldecott Chaucer, Geoffrey / Cooney, Barbara Chanticleer and the fox 1959
AWARD Caldecott Ets, Marie Hall Nine days to Christmas 1960
AWARD Caldecott Robbins, Ruth / Sidjakov, Nicholas Baboushka and the three kings 1961
AWARD Caldecott Brown, Marcia Once a mouse 1962
AWARD Caldecott Keats, Ezra Jack The snowy day 1963
AWARD Caldecott Sendak, Maurice Where the wild things are 1964
AWARD Caldecott DeRegniers, Beatrice / Montresor, Beni May I bring a friend? 1965
AWARD Caldecott Nic Leodhas, Sorche Always room for one more 1966
AWARD Caldecott Ness, Evaline Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine 1967
AWARD Caldecott Emberly, Barbara / Emberly, Ed Drummer Hoff 1968
AWARD Caldecott Ransome, Arthur / Shulevitz, Uri Fool of the world and the flying ship 1969
AWARD Caldecott Steig, William Sylvester and the magic pebble 1970
AWARD Caldecott Haley, Gail E. A story, a story 1971
AWARD Caldecott Hogrogian, Nonny One fine day 1972
AWARD Caldecott Mosel, Arlene The funny little woman 1973
AWARD Caldecott Zemach, Harve / Zemach, Margot Duffy and the Devil 1974
AWARD Caldecott McDermott, Gerald Arrow to the sun 1975
AWARD Caldecott Aardema, Verna Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears 1976
AWARD Caldecott Musgrove, Margaret Ashanti to Zulu 1977
AWARD Caldecott Spier, Peter Noah's Ark 1978
AWARD Caldecott Goble, Paul Girl who loved wild horses 1979
AWARD Caldecott Hall, Donald / Cooney, Barbara Oxcart man 1980
AWARD Caldecott Lobel, Arnold Fables 1981
AWARD Caldecott Van Allsburg, Chris Jumanji 1982
AWARD Caldecott Cendrars, Blaise / Brown, Marcia Shadow 1983
AWARD Caldecott Provensen, Alice and Martin Glorious flight 1984
AWARD Caldecott Hodges, Margaret / Hyman, Trina Schart Saint George and the Dragon 1985
AWARD Caldecott Van Allsburg, Chris Polar Express 1986
AWARD Caldecott Yorinks, Arthur / Egielski, Richard Hey, Al 1987
AWARD Caldecott Yolen, Jane / Schoenherr, John Owl moon 1988
AWARD Caldecott Ackerman, Karen / Gammell, Stephen Song and dance man 1989
AWARD Caldecott Young, Ed Lon Po Po 1990
AWARD Caldecott Macaulay, David Black and white 1991
AWARD Caldecott Wiesner, David Tuesday 1992
AWARD Caldecott McCully, Emily A. Mirette on the high wire 1993
AWARD Caldecott Say, Allan Grandfather's journey 1994
AWARD Caldecott Bunting, Eve / Diaz, David Smoky night 1995
AWARD Caldecott Rathmann, Peggy Officer Buckle and Gloria 1996
AWARD Caldecott Wisniewski, David Golem 1997
AWARD Caldecott Zelinsky, Paul O. Rapunzel 1998
AWARD Caldecott Martin, Jacqueline / Azarian, Mary Snowflake Bentley 1999
AWARD Caldecott Taback, Simms Joseph had a little overcoat 2000
AWARD Caldecott St. George, Judith / Small, David So you want to be President 2001
AWARD Caldecott Wiesner, David The three pigs 2002
AWARD Caldecott Rohmann, Eric My friend Rabbit 2003
AWARD Caldecott Gerstein, Mordecai Man who walked between the towers 2004
AWARD Caldecott Henkes, Kevin Kitten's first full moon 2005
AWARD Caldecott Juster, Norton / Raschka, Chris Hello goodbye window 2006
AWARD Caldecott Wiesner, David Flotsam 2007
AWARD Caldecott Selznick, Brian The Invention of Hugo Cabret 2008
AWARD Caldecott Swanson, Susan / Krommes, Beth The House in the Night 2009
AWARD Caldecott Pinkney, Jerry The Lion and the Mouse 2010
AWARD Caldecott Stead, Philip C. / Stead, Erin E. A Sick Day for Amos McGee 2011
AWARD Caldecott Raschka, Chris A Ball for Daisy 2012
AWARD Caldecott Klassen, Jon This is Not My Hat 2013
AWARD Caldecott Floca, Brian Locomotive 2014