Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library…
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2024: Praised for acting like a big girl when she is small, as a young girl grows, "big" becomes a word of criticism, until the girl realizes that she is fine just the way she is. Films, Children, King, One Pic, Kinder, Big, Winner, Young Reader, Author
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2024: Praised for acting like a big girl when she is small, as a young girl grows, "big" becomes a word of criticism, until the girl realizes that she is fine just the way she is.
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2023: A summery picture book about mindfulness, featuring an overheated -- and overwhelmed -- canine in need of sea, sand, and fresh air.
2022: Embarrassed about gathering watercress from a roadside ditch, a girl learns to appreciate her Chinese heritage after learning why the plant is so important to her parents. Humour, New Books, Books, Fiction Books, Npr Books, Book Worth Reading, Literature, Fiction, Award Winning Books
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2022: Embarrassed about gathering watercress from a roadside ditch, a girl learns to appreciate her Chinese heritage after learning why the plant is so important to her parents.
2021: Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical picture book issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption. Worth Reading, Environmental Justice, Children’s Books, Book Club Books, Writing Picture Books, Lecture, The River
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2021: Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical picture book issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption.
the book cover for the undefated by kwamee alexandriader and kadi nelson
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2020: Originally performed for ESPN’s The Undefeated, this poem by the Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover and artwork from a two-time Caldecott Honoree is a love letter to black life in the United States, highlighting the unspeakable trauma of slavery; the faith and fire of the Civil Rights Movement; and the grit, passion and perseverance of some of the world’s greatest heroes.
the book cover for hello lighthouse by stephanie blatt, with a gold coin in front
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2019: Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out to sea through shifting seasons, changeable weather, and the tenure of its final keeper.
a children's book with the title wolf in the snow
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2018: When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home.
an image of a man with his face cut out
2017: Presents the life of the artist, who was inspired as a child by a book of anatomy given to him by his mother after being injured in a car crash and who went on to become a celebrity in the art world before his early death at twenty-eight.
the book cover for finding winnie, with an image of a bear hugging a boot
2016: A picture book adaptation of the story of the real bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh describes how the author's great-grandfather, a veterinarian from Winnipeg, rescued a bear cub and took her with him to an English army base during World War I.
the adventures of beekle the unnatural friend by dan sanish and illustrated by an author
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2015: An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.
2014: Presents a visual exploration of America's early railroads, examining the sounds, speed, and strength of the fledgling transcontinental locomotives and the experiences of pioneering travelers. John Keats, Vigan, Caldecott Award Winners, Locomotive, Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Award, America
2014: Presents a visual exploration of America's early railroads, examining the sounds, speed, and strength of the fledgling transcontinental locomotives and the experiences of pioneering travelers.
this is not my hat by jon klassen book cover with gold coin in the background
2013: A little fish makes off with the hat of a sleeping bigger fish, but his hopes of getting away with the theft may not turn out like he planned.
the cover of una pelota para daisy, with two dogs running in front of it
2012: Told through impressionistic illustrations by the Caldecott Medal-winning author of The Hello, Goodbye Window, a poignant, wordless tale features an endearing young dog that is heartbroken when a bigger dog destroys a favorite toy.
an elephant is sitting on the ground next to a little boy and balloon in front of him
2011: Amos McGee, a friendly zoo keeper, always makes time to visit his animal friends, but when he becomes sick and cannot come in to work, the animals pay him a visit instead.
an illustration of a lion with yellow eyes
2010: In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.