Caldecott Winners

Caldecott Medal Award Books

2015: Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear illustrated by Sophie Blackall, written Lindsay Mattick.  [OLDER] E Mattick 

2014: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat  [STORIES] E Santat

2013: Locomotive by Brian Floca  [OLDER] E Floca

2012: This Is Not My Hat written and illustrated by Jon Klassen [STORIES] E Klassen

2011: A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead [STORIES] E Stead

2010: The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney J 398.2 P

2009: The House in the Night illustrated by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson [RHYMES & SONGS] E Swanson

2008The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick J FIC Selznick

2007: Flotsam by David Wiesner [FAVORITES] E Wiesner

2006: The Hello, Goodbye Window Illustrated by Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster [GROWING UP] E Juster

2005: Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes [FAVORITES] E Henkes

2004: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein Q J 974.71 G

2003: My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann [NATURE] E Rohmann

2002: The Three Pigs by David Wiesner J 398 W

2001: So You Want to Be President? Illustrated by David Small; text by Judith St. George Q J 973.099 S

2000: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback [FOLK & FAIRY TALES] E Taback  

1999: Snowflake Bentley, Illustrated by Mary Azarian ; text by Jacqueline Briggs Martin JB Bentley M

1998: Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky Q J 398.0943 Z

1997: Golem by David Wisniewski Q J 398.09176 W

1996: Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann [FAVORITES] E Rathmann

1995Smoky Night , illustrated by David Diaz; text: Eve Bunting [Older] E Bunting

1994Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say; text: edited by Walter Lorraine [GROWING UP] E Say

1993: Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully [CUTURAL ARTS] E McCully

1992: Tuesday by David Wiesner [FAVORITES] E Wiesner

1991: Black and White by David Macaulay Q J FIC Macaulay

1990: Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young J 398.0951 Y

1989: Song and Dance Man , illustrated by Stephen Gammell; text: Karen Ackerman [STORIES] E Ackerman

1988: Owl Moon , illustrated by John Schoenherr; text: Jane Yolen [FAVORITES] E Yolen

1987: Hey, Al , illustrated by Richard Egielski; text: Arthur Yorinks (Farrar)

1986: The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg [HOLIDAY] E Van Allsburg ,Christmas 

1985: Saint George and the Dragon , illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman; text: retold by Margaret Hodges J 398.0942 H

1984: The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice & Martin Provensen J 629.13092 P

1983: Shadow , translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown; original text in French: Blaise Cendrars

1982: Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton)

1981: Fables by Arnold Lobel (Harper)

1980: Ox-Cart Man , illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: Donald Hall (Viking)

1979: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble (Bradbury)

1978: Noah’s Ark by Peter Spier (Doubleday)

1977: Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions , illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon; text: Margaret Musgrove (Dial)

1976: Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears , illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon; text: retold by Verna Aardema (Dial)

1975: Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott (Viking)

1974: Duffy and the Devil , illustrated by Margot Zemach; retold by Harve Zemach (Farrar)

1973: The Funny Little Woman , illustrated by Blair Lent; text: retold by Arlene Mosel (Dutton)

1972: One Fine Day , retold and illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian (Macmillan)

1971: A Story A Story , retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley (Atheneum)

1970: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (Windmill Books)

1969: The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship , illustrated by Uri Shulevitz; text: retold by Arthur Ransome (Farrar)

1968: Drummer Hoff , illustrated by Ed Emberley; text: adapted by Barbara Emberley (Prentice-Hall)

1967: Sam, Bangs & Moonshine by Evaline Ness (Holt)

1966: Always Room for One More , illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian; text: Sorche Nic Leodhas, pseud. [Leclair Alger] (Holt)

1965: May I Bring a Friend? illustrated by Beni Montresor; text: Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (Atheneum)

1964: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Harper)

1963: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (Viking)

1962: Once a Mouse , retold and illustrated by Marcia Brown (Scribner)

1961: Baboushka and the Three Kings , illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov; text: Ruth Robbins (Parnassus)

1960: Nine Days to Christmas , illustrated by Marie Hall Ets; text: Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida (Viking)

1959: Chanticleer and the Fox , illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: adapted from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales by Barbara Cooney (Crowell)

1958: Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey (Viking)

1957: A Tree Is Nice , illustrated by Marc Simont; text: Janice Udry (Harper)

1956: Frog Went A-Courtin’ , illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky; text: retold by John Langstaff) (Harcourt)

1955: Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper , illustrated by Marcia Brown; text: translated from Charles Perrault by Marcia Brown (Scribner)

1954: Madeline’s Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans (Viking)

1953: The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward (Houghton)

1952: Finders Keepers , illustrated by Nicolas, pseud. (Nicholas Mordvinoff); text: Will, pseud. [William Lipkind] (Harcourt)

1951: The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous (Scribner)

1950: Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi (Scribner)

1949: The Big Snow by Berta & Elmer Hader (Macmillan)

1948: White Snow, Bright Snow , illustrated by Roger Duvoisin; text: Alvin Tresselt (Lothrop)

1947: The Little Island , illustrated by Leonard Weisgard; text: Golden MacDonald, pseud. [Margaret Wise Brown] (Doubleday)

1946: The Rooster Crows by Maud & Miska Petersham (Macmillan)

1945: Prayer for a Child , illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones; text: Rachel Field (Macmillan)

1944: Many Moons , illustrated by Louis Slobodkin; text: James Thurber (Harcourt)

1943: The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton (Houghton)

1942: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Viking)

1941: They Were Strong and Good , by Robert Lawson (Viking)

1940: Abraham Lincoln by Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire (Doubleday)

1939: Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (Doubleday)

1938: Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book , illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop; text: selected by Helen Dean Fish

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