Caldecott

The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Together with the Newbery Medal, it is the most prestigious American children's book award.

The Caldecott Honor citation is conferred annually to worthy runners-up.

Criteria for the award:
* The book must be published in English in the United States during the preceding year.
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Flotsam
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
The Lion and the Mouse
Where the Wild Things Are
Kitten's First Full Moon
A Ball for Daisy
Tuesday
The Polar Express
The House in the Night
The Hello, Goodbye Window
The Snowy Day
My Friend Rabbit
Make Way for Ducklings
The Three Pigs
Me...Jane by Patrick McDonnellI Want My Hat Back by Jon KlassenGrandpa Green by Lane SmithPerfect Square by Michael  HallBlackout by John Rocco
2012 Mock Caldecott
85 books — 188 voters
Chalk by Bill ThomsonFetch by Adam Glendon SidwellMirror Mirror by Marilyn SingerA Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. SteadArt & Max by David Wiesner
2011 Mock Caldecott
15 books — 34 voters

Extra Yarn by Mac BarnettAnd Then It's Spring by Julie FoglianoGreen by Laura Vaccaro SeegerThe Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William JoyceThis is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
2013 Mock Caldecott
97 books — 241 voters
Madeline by Ludwig BemelmansThe Stinky Cheese Man by Jon ScieszkaBlueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskeyDon't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo WillemsStone Soup by Marcia Brown
Caldecott Honor Books
247 books — 172 voters




Dekalb County Public Library's Mock Caldecott Committee A list for Dekalb County Public Library's Youth Services professionals.

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Reading all the Caldecott winners and honor books.

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Sac Library Mock Caldecott Planning Team This group has been created to facilitate the creation of an annual Mock Caldecott discussion fo…more

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Newberry & Caldecott Reading Group Newberry Medal Winner and Honor books will be read as well as Caldecott Medal Winner and Honor b…more

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