Caldecott Honor Books
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the ALSC, a division of the ALA, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Every year the Caldecott committee also cites other books as worthy of attention. These books are referred to as Caldecott Honor Books.

Vote for your favorite Caldecott Honor books here. There is also a list to vote for your favorite Caldecott Medal Winners .

See also
2009 Caldecott Contenders
2010 Caldecott Hopefuls
2011 Mock Caldecott
2012 Mock Caldecott
2013 Mock Caldecott
2014 Mock Caldecott
2015 Mock Caldecott
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9 If I Ran the Zoo
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10 Spider and the Fly
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11 One Morning in Maine
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13 Bartholomew and the Oobleck
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14 Little Red Riding Hood
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15 Olivia
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16 In the Night Kitchen
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17 No, David!
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18 Paddle-to-the-Sea
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19 A Chair for My Mother
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20 Tops & Bottoms
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21 What Do You Say, Dear?
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22 Owen
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23 Castle
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24 The Gardener
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25 Little Bear's Visit
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26 Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case o...
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27 The Relatives Came
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28 The Talking Eggs
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29 Cathedral: The Story of Its...
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32 The Paperboy
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33 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
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34 Anatole (Anatole #1)
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35 Grandpa Green
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36 Zen Shorts
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37 Ten, Nine, Eight Board Book
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38 The Amazing Bone
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39 Rain Makes Applesauce
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40 Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
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41 All the World
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42 Mother Goose
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44 Hush! A Thai Lullaby
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45 Seven Simeons: A Russian Tale
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46 Yo! Yes?
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47 April's Kittens
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47 John Henry
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50 Ben's Trumpet
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52 Andy and the Lion
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53 Creepy Carrots!
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54 Seven Blind Mice
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55 Color Zoo
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58 Sleep Like a Tiger
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59 Me...Jane
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60 Frédéric
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61 Henry's Freedom Box
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62 Hondo & Fabian
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63 Sector 7
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64 Freight Train
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67 Rain Drop Splash
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68 Dash and Dart
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69 Snow
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70 First the Egg
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72 Nothing At All
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73 On Market Street
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74 A Very Special House
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75 You Can Write Chinese
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76 Tar Beach
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78 Green
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79 The Treasure
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80 Bill Peet: An Autobiography
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82 Wee Gillis
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84 Dave the Potter: Artist, Po...
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85 How I Learned Geography
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86 The Stray Dog
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89 Bear Party
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90 The Ugly Duckling
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91 There Was an Old Lady Who S...
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91 1 Is One
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91 Play with Me
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94 Extra Yarn
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94 Snow White
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94 Crow Boy
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99 Noah's Ark
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100 A Child's Good Night Book
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message 1: by Antoine (new)

Antoine This can't be a be a complete list, can it?


message 2: by Antoine (new)

Antoine OK, I added at least on book for each year from 1938-55. Now I am tire of it. But there is a list of all the honor books here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caldecot...


message 3: by Luann (new)

Luann I cleaned up the list - removed a few Caldecott Medal winners that had been added and some Robert Stanek picture books that I guess someone thought were worthy of a Caldecott Honor.


message 4: by David (new)

David This list needs to be edited - about 15 chapter books listed - Little House on the Prairie #56 on through Heidi #95, plus some other picturebooks that don't belong.


message 5: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Jan 09, 2012 11:34AM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Removed for not being a Caldecott Honor book:

The Cat in the Hat
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Little House on the Prairie
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Hobbit
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Green Eggs and Ham
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Charlotte's Web
The Cricket in Times Square
The Boxcar Children
Old Yeller
The Incredible Journey
Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Medal winner)
The Complete Hans Christian Anderson
Peter Pan
Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party
You're Finally Here!
Where the Red Fern Grows
Heidi
Horton Hears a Who!
Oh Say Can You Say?
I Spy a Freight Train
Stuart Little
The Trumpet of the Swan
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Walt Disney's Winnie-the-Pooh
Walt Disney's The Ugly Duckling
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Benji
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Hansel and Gretel
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
Clifford the Big Red Dog
The Little Red Hen
The Emperor's New Clothes
Are You My Mother?


message 6: by Jo (new)

Jo Added Me...Jane by Patrick McDonnell, which was recently named a Caldecott Honor book. :)


message 7: by Mr. Paul (new)

Mr. Paul I've been working on adding the rest of the honor books, but I'm maxed out. Can't add more than 100 titles. I've added all honors since 1960, if someone else wants to work backward from there.


message 8: by Mitchell (new)

Mitchell I've done from 1950 to 1959.


message 9: by Mitchell (new)

Mitchell and now I've done all from 1949 to the beginning - so presumably the list is full now.


message 10: by Mitchell (new)

Mitchell wow. with 118 voters and 235 books, I'd expect more books with votes. Only 58 books have more than 2 votes. Only 95 books have more than 1 vote.

Has anyone out there read a large number of these? So far I've read and reviewed 14 of the top 100.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I don't think I've read more than ten (or don't remember doing so). But so many have come out since I was of the age to read them!


message 12: by Michelle (new)

Michelle I've been collecting the award books since my kids were born (15 years ago) and have 41 of the top 100. I don't know any of the books from the last 5 years.


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