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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 ye...more

The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Where the Wild Things Are
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
The Lion and the Mouse
Kitten's First Full Moon
The Polar Express
A Ball for Daisy
The House in the Night
My Friend Rabbit
The Three Pigs
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Make Way for Ducklings
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice SendakMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyThe Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsThe Polar Express by Chris Van AllsburgThe Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Caldecott Medal Winners
77 books — 282 voters
Knock Knock by Daniel BeatyWords with Wings by Nikki GrimesCreepy Carrots! by Aaron ReynoldsFlora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamilloJourney by Aaron Becker
2014 Award Winners
72 books — 11 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 — 229 voters
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
83 books — 179 voters

Sparky! by Jenny OffillThe Adventures of Beekle by Dan SantatFirefly July A Year of Very Short Poems by Paul B. JaneczkoGrandfather Gandhi by Arun GandhiExtraordinary Jane by Hannah E. Harrison
2015 Mock Caldecott
59 books — 93 voters
Journey by Aaron BeckerThe Dark by Lemony SnicketThe Day the Crayons Quit by Drew DaywaltFlora and the Flamingo by Molly IdleMr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter  Brown
2014 Mock Caldecott
78 books — 194 voters

Mock Caldecott 2015 Potential 2015 Caldecott books A discussion group that reads, suggests, and enjoys current childr…more

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

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Franklin County Kentucky Mock Caldecott 2012 A prediction site containing books that members feel could possibly win the 2012 Caldecott Medal…more

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

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