Caldecott Medal Winners
2014
Locomotive
Click to search this book in our catalog   Brian Floca
2013
This Is Not My Hat
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Publishers Weekly Like Klassen's very funny and much-praised I Want My Hat Back, this story involves a hat theft; this time, Klassen ups the ant...More
 
2012
A Ball for Daisy
 Chris Raschka
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-Ever the minimalist, Raschka continues to experiment with what is essential to express the daily joys and tribulat...More
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2011
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
 Philip C. Stead
Publishers Weekly With quiet affection, this husband-and-wife team tells the story of a zookeeper whose devotion is repaid when he falls ill. On mo...More
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2010
The Lion the Mouse
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jerry Pinkney
Book list *Starred Review* The intricate lion's face that crowds the cover of Pinkney's latest folktale adaptation is unaccompanied by any ti...More
2009
The House in the Night
Click to search this book in our catalog   Susan Marie Swansonk
Book list *Starred Review* A young girl is given a golden key to a house. In the house / burns a light. /In that light / rests a bed. On that bed /...More
 
2008
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
 Brian Selznick
Publishers Weekly Selznick's unique, visually arresting illustrated novel is transformed into an equally unique audiobook-plus-DVD presentation...More
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2007
Flotsam
 David Wiesner
Publishers Weekly Two-time Caldecott winner Wiesner (Tuesday; The Three Pigs) crafts another wordless mystery, this one set on an ordinary beach an...More
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2006
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Click to search this book in our catalog   Norton Juster
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 1-The window in Nanna and Poppy's kitchen is no ordinary window-it is the place where love and magic happens. It&...More
2005
Kittens First Full Moon
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kevin Henkes
Book list PreS. Henkes creates another winner in this simple, charming story about a naive little kitten who mistakes a round, shining moon for a bow...More
 
2004
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
 Mordicai Gerstein
Publishers Weekly This effectively spare, lyrical account chronicles Philippe Petit's tightrope walk between Manhattan's World Trade Center ...More
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2003
My Friend Rabbit
 Eric Rohmann
Publishers Weekly My friend Rabbit means well, begins the mouse narrator. But whatever he does, wherever he goes, trouble follows. Once Rabbit pitc...More
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2002
The Three Pigs
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Wiesner
Publishers Weekly Even the book's younger readers will understand the distinctive visual code. As the pigs enter the confines of a storybook page...More
2001
So You Want to be President
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Small
School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Curious tidbits of personal information and national history combine with humorously drawn caricatures to give this ton...More
 
2000
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
 Simms Taback
School Library Journal Pre-Gr 3-A book bursting at the seams with ingenuity and creative spirit. When Joseph's overcoat becomes "old and wor...More
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1999
Snowflake Bentley
 Mary Azarian
School Library Journal K-Gr 3-This picture-book biography beautifully captures the essence of the life and passion of Wilson A. Bentley (1865-1931), ...More
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1998
Rapunzel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Paul O. Zelinsky
Publishers Weekly Zelinsky (Swamp Angel) does a star turn with this breathtaking interpretation of a favorite fairy tale. Daringly?and effectively?mi...More
1997
Golem
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Wisniewski
Book list Rogasky: Gr. 4^-6, younger for reading aloud; Wisniewski: Gr. 3^-6. Drawing on Jewish legends, two very different versions tell the story o...More
 
1996
Officer Buckle and Gloria
 Peggy Rathmann
School Library Journal K-Gr 3?A fresh, funny story about the wonders of teamwork. Officer Buckle is a safety-conscious policeman who spends his time ...More
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1995
Smoky Night
 David Diaz
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1994
Grandfathers Journey
Click to search this book in our catalog   Allen Say
Book list Ages 5 and up. Say won the Caldecott Medal for this autobiographical story of his grandfather's journey from Japan to the U.S. It is a ...More
1993
Mirette on the High Wire
Click to search this book in our catalog   Emily McCully
Book list Ages 4-7. McCully has created a picture book in a totally different vein than that of Picnic [BKL Ap 1 84] or School [BKL S 1 87]. Set 100 ...More
 
1992
Tuesday
 David Wiesner
Publishers Weekly In this nearly wordless picture book, Wiesner ( Hurricane ; Free Fall ) again takes readers on an imaginative voyage, using everyda...More
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1991
Black and White
 David Macaulay
Book list Gr. 2-6, younger for reading aloud. See Focus, p.1546.From Booklist, Copyright American Library Association. Used with permission.Publis...More
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1990
Lon Po Po
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ed Young
Book list Ages 6^-9. Young incorporates a wolf image into every illustration in this Chinese version of the familiar Red Riding Hood tale, imparting ...More
1989
Song and Dance Man
Click to search this book in our catalog   Stephen Gammell
Publishers Weekly In this Caldecott winner, Grandpa relives his vaudeville days for an adoring audience--his grandchildren. Ages 3-7. (Feb.)Copyright...More
 
1988
Owl Moon
 John Schoenherr
Book list Ages 2-7. An exquisite mood piece, Owl Moon is a poetic story of a winter-wrapped little girl and her father's owling adventure. The el...More
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1987
Hey, Al
 Richard Egielski
School Library Journal K Up The theme here is, ``be happy with who you are,'' or maybe, ``there's no free lunch.'' Al, a janitor,...More
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1986
Polar Express
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chris Van Allsburg
School Library Journal Gr 1-3 Given a talented and aggressive imagination, even the challenge of as cliche-worn a subject as Santa Claus can be met e...More
1985
Saint George and the Dragon
Click to search this book in our catalog   Margaret Hodges
Publishers Weekly This adaptation of The Faerie Queen features illustrations that ``glitter with color and mesmerizing details,'' said PW. Ag...More
 
1984
The Glorious Flight
 Alice Provensen
Book list Gr. 1-5. With wit and style, the Provensens use fluid watercolors to handsomely re-create Bleriot's flight across the English Channel.F...More
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1983
Shadow
 Blaise Cendrars
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1982
Jumanji
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chris Van Allsburg
1981
Fables
Click to search this book in our catalog   Arnold Lobel
 
1980
Ox-Cart Man
 Barbara Cooney
Book list Gr. 1-3. Life in nineteenth-century New England is depicted as a farmer takes his family's produce to Portsmouth Market. After selling ...More
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