Caldecott Medal Winners
2018
Wolf in the Snow
Click to search this book in our catalog   Matthew Cordell
School Library Journal K-Gr 2-In this mostly wordless picture book, a girl gets lost in a snowstorm while walking home from school. At the same time,...More
2018
Big Cat, Little Cat
Click to search this book in our catalog   Elisha Cooper
Book list It's all about simple text and clean lines in this picture book about feline camaraderie. Cooper certainly loves and understands cat be...More
 
2018
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
 Derrick Barnes
Publishers Weekly How good can a haircut make a person feel? "Magnificent. Flawless. Like royalty." In a powerfully moving tribute to barbe...More
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2018
A Different Pond
 Bao Phi
Book list *Starred Review* Before dawn, a Vietnamese American man and his young son set out to fish for their supper in a nearby lake. As they travel...More
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2018
Grand Canyon
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jason Chin
Publishers Weekly Chin (Island: A Story of the Galapagos) packs the geologic history of the Grand Canyon into a stunningly illustrated story of a mag...More
2017
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Click to search this book in our catalog   Javaka Steptoe
School Library Journal Gr 1-5-Through a simple text and vivid mixed-media collage art, the author evokes the life and work of the Brooklyn-born Basqu...More
 
2017
Leave Me Alone!
 Vera Brosgol
Book list It's time for Granny to knit new winter sweaters for her gigantic family, but every time she tries to get started, her grandchildren ma...More
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2017
Freedom in Congo Square
 Carole Boston
Book list *Starred Review* Coretta Scott King Honorees Weatherford and Christie have created a gorgeously artistic and poetic homage to the birthplac...More
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2017
Du Iz Tak?
Click to search this book in our catalog   Carson Ellis
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-Using intricate illustrations supported by spare dialogue in an invented language, Ellis elegantly weaves the tale o...More
2017
They All Saw a Cat
Click to search this book in our catalog   Brendan Wenzel
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-Readers see the world through a different set of eyes thanks to Wenzel's whimsical and eye-catching artwork as a...More
 
2016
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the Worlds Most Famous Bear
 Lindsay Mattick
Publishers Weekly Mattick is the great-granddaughter of Capt. Harry Colebourn, the Canadian veterinarian who set all things Winnie-the-Pooh in motion...More
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2016
Trombone Shorty
 Troy Andrews
School Library Journal Gr 1-4-"Where y'at?" Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, opens his book with this phrase, letting readers know th...More
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2016
Waiting
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kevin Henkes
Book list *Starred Review* A pig with an umbrella, a spotted owl, a puppy on a sled, a bear holding a kite, and a rabbit with a long accordion body. ...More
2016
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Click to search this book in our catalog   Carole Boston Weatherford
School Library Journal Gr 6 Up-This welcome biography brings to light one of the civil rights movement's most inspiring leaders. The youngest of ...More
 
2016
Last Stop on Market Street
 Matt De La Pena
Publishers Weekly Like still waters, de la Peņa (A Nation's Hope) and Robinson's (Gaston) story runs deep. It finds beauty in unexpected plac...More
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2015
The adventures of Beekle : the unimaginary friend
 Dan Santat
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2015
Nana in the city
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Lauren Castillo
Publishers Weekly "I love my nana," a boy explains, "but I don't love the city." She greets him with a hug, but he's sti...More
2015
The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Publishers Weekly "Is it a house?" "Is it a flower?" "What's it supposed to be?" When an aunt gives Moscow schoolb...More
 
2015
Sam and dave dig a hole.
 Mac Barnett
Book list Sam and Dave, each wearing baseball caps and wielding long-handled shovels, set out to dig a hole. How big a hole? We won't stop diggin...More
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2015
Viva Frida!
 Yuyi Morales
School Library Journal Gr 1 Up-Kahlo's unusual life story, background, and art have made her a frequent topic of biographies. Morales's perce...More
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2015
The right word : Roget and his thesaurus
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Publishers Weekly The award-winning team behind A River of Words takes on the story of British physician Peter Mark Roget, author of the eponymous ...More
2015
This one summer
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
Publishers Weekly Rose and Windy, friends for two weeks every summer in nearby Ontario lake cottages, have hit early adolescence. Rose, a bit older...More
 
2014
Locomotive
 Brian Floca
Publishers Weekly In 1869, not long after the golden spike is driven into the rails at Promontory Summit, a mother and her two children climb aboar...More
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2014
Journey
 Aaron Becker
Publishers Weekly Becker develops concepts for film studios, and his wordless picture book debut reads like a cinematic tribute to Harold and the P...More
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2014
Flora and the Flamingo
Click to search this book in our catalog   Molly Idle
Publishers Weekly Without providing a backstory for the eponymous pair's curious meeting, Idle (Nighty Night, Noah) imagines a wordless encounte...More
2014
Mr. Wuffles!
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Wiesner
Publishers Weekly Mr. Wuffles, a handsome black cat with white paws and an arrogant air, couldn't care less about the many toys purchased for h...More
 
2013
This Is Not My Hat
 Jon Klassen
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
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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
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
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
 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
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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
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
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
 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
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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
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
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
 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
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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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