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Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal, named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.



2016 Winner and Honors Books

Printable list available (bottom of page)

Cover Art
Finding Winnie - Lindsay Mattick; Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
Call Number: E MATTICK
ISBN: 9780316324908
Publication Date: 2015-10-20

Cover Art
Trombone Shorty - Troy Andrews; Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419714658
Publication Date: 2015-04-14
Honor Book 2016

Cover Art
Waiting - Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
Call Number: E HENKES
ISBN: 9780062368430
Publication Date: 2015-09-01
Honor Book 2016

Cover Art
Voice of Freedom - Carole Boston Weatherford; Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763665319
Publication Date: 2015-08-04
Honor Book 2016

Cover Art
Last Stop on Market Street - Matt De la Peña; Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
Call Number: E DE-LA-P
ISBN: 9780399257742
Publication Date: 2015-01-08
Honor Book 2016 | Newbery Medal Winner 2016


Past Winners

The Adventures of Beekle - Dan Santat
Call Number: E SANTAT
ISBN: 9780316199988
Publication Date: 2014-04-08
Winner 2015

Locomotive - Brian Floca (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 385.0973 FLOCA
ISBN: 1416994157
Publication Date: 2013-09-03
Winner 2014

This Is Not My Hat - Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
Call Number: E KLASSEN
ISBN: 9780763655990
Publication Date: 2012-10-09
Winner 2013

A Ball for Daisy - Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
Call Number: E RASCHKA
ISBN: 9780375858611
Publication Date: 2011-05-10
Winner 2012

A Sick Day for Amos McGee - Philip C. Stead; Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
Call Number: E STEAD
ISBN: 9781596434028
Publication Date: 2010-05-25
Winner 2011

The Lion and the Mouse - Jerry Pinkney
Call Number: J 398.2 PINKNEY
ISBN: 9780316013567
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
Winner 2010

The House in the Night - Susan Marie Swanson; Beth Krommes (Illustrator)
Call Number: E SWANSON
ISBN: 9780618862443
Publication Date: 2008-05-05
Winner 2009

The Invention of Hugo Cabret - Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
Call Number: J SELZNIC
ISBN: 0439813786
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
Winner 2008

Flotsam - David Wiesner
Call Number: E WIESNER
ISBN: 0618194576
Publication Date: 2006-09-04
Winner 2007

The Hello, Goodbye Window - Chris Raschka (Illustrator); Norton Juster
Call Number: E JUSTER
ISBN: 9780786809141
Publication Date: 2005-04-26
Winner 2006

Kitten's First Full Moon - Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
Call Number: E HENKES
ISBN: 0060588284
Publication Date: 2004-03-02
Winner 2005

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers - Mordicai Gerstein (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 791.34092 GERSTEI
ISBN: 031236878X
Publication Date: 2007-04-17
Winner 2004

My Friend Rabbit - Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
Call Number: E ROHMANN
ISBN: 9780761315353
Publication Date: 2002-05-01
Winner 2003

The Three Pigs - David Wiesner (Illustrator)
Call Number: E WIESNER
ISBN: 9780618007011
Publication Date: 2001-04-23
Winner 2002

So You Want to Be President? - David Small (Illustrator); Judith St. George
Call Number: J 973.099 ST-GEOR
ISBN: 9780399243172
Publication Date: 2004-08-19
Winner 2001

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat - Simms Taback (Illustrator)
Call Number: E TABACK
ISBN: 9780670878550
Publication Date: 1999-10-01
Winner 2000

Snowflake Bentley - Jacqueline Briggs Martin; Mary Azarian (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780395861622
Publication Date: 1998-09-28
Winner 1999

Rapunzel - Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator, Retold by); Wilhelm K. Grimm; Jacob Grimm; Becky Thomas
Call Number: J 398.22 ZELINSK
ISBN: 9780525456070
Publication Date: 1997-10-01
Winner 1998

Golem - David Wisniewski (Retold by); David Wisniewski (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.21089924 WISNIEW
ISBN: 9780395726181
Publication Date: 1996-10-18
Winner 1997

Officer Buckle and Gloria - Peggy Rathmann
Call Number: E RATHMAN
ISBN: 9780399226168
Publication Date: 1995-09-28
Winner 1996

Smoky Night - Eve Bunting; David Diaz (Illustrator)
Call Number: E BUNTING
ISBN: 9780152699543
Publication Date: 1994-03-31
Winner 1995

Grandfather's Journey - Allen Say
Call Number: E SAY
ISBN: 9780395570357
Publication Date: 1993-10-25
Winner 1994

Mirette on the High Wire - Emily Arnold McCully
Call Number: E MCCULLY
ISBN: 9780399221309
Publication Date: 1992-10-21
Winner 1993

Tuesday - David Wiesner (Illustrator)
Call Number: E WIESNER
ISBN: 9780395551134
Publication Date: 1991-04-22
Winner 1992

Black and White - David MacAulay
Call Number: E MACAULA
ISBN: 9780395521519
Publication Date: 1990-04-30
Winner 1991

Lon Po Po - Ed Young (Illustrator, Translator)
Call Number: J 398.20951 YOUNG
ISBN: 9780399216190
Publication Date: 1989-11-01
Winner 1990

Song and Dance Man - Karen Ackerman; Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
Call Number: E ACKERMA
ISBN: 9780394893303
Publication Date: 2003-01-14
Winner 1989

Owl Moon - Jane Yolen; John Schoenherr (Illustrator)
Call Number: E YOLEN
ISBN: 9780399214578
Publication Date: 1987-10-23
Winner 1988

Hey, Al - Arthur Yorinks; Richard Egielski (Illustrator)
Call Number: E YORINKS
ISBN: 9780374330606
Publication Date: 1986-11-01
Winner 1987

The Polar Express - Chris Van Allsburg
Call Number: E VANALLS
ISBN: 9780395389492
Publication Date: 1985-10-28
Winner 1986

Saint George and the Dragon - Margaret Hodges; Trina Schart Hyman
Call Number: J 398.2 HODGES
ISBN: 9780316367899
Publication Date: 1984-10-30
Winner 1985

Shadow - Marcia Brown (Illustrator, Translator); French of Blaise Cendrars (Translator)
Call Number: E CENDRAR
ISBN: 9780684172262
Publication Date: 1982-05-01
Winner 1983

Jumanji - Chris Van Allsburg
Call Number: J VAN-ALL
ISBN: 9780395304488
Publication Date: 1981-04-27
Winner 1982

Fables - Arnold Lobel
Call Number: E LOBEL
ISBN: 9780060239732
Publication Date: 1980-08-06
Winner 1981

Ox-Cart Man - Donald Hall; Barbara Cooney (Illustrator)
Call Number: E HALL
ISBN: 9780670533282
Publication Date: 1979-10-08
Winner 1980

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses - Paul Goble
Call Number: E GOBLE
ISBN: 9780027365702
Publication Date: 1982-12-01
Winner 1979

Noah's Ark - Peter Spier (Illustrator)
Call Number: E SPIER
ISBN: 9780385094733
Publication Date: 1977-07-12
Winner 1978

Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions - Margaret W. Musgrove; Diane Dillon (Illustrator); Leo Dillon (Editor)
Call Number: J 960 MUSGROV
ISBN: 9780803703575
Publication Date: 1976-01-01
Winner 1977

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale - Verna Aardema; Leo Dillon (Illustrator); Diane Dillon (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.2 AARDEMA
ISBN: 9780803760899
Publication Date: 1975-01-01
Winner 1976

Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale - Gerald McDermott (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.2 MCDERMO
ISBN: 9780670133697
Publication Date: 1974-06-10
Winner 1975

Duffy and the Devil - Harve Zemach; Margot Zemach (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.209423 ZEMACH
ISBN: 9780374318871
Publication Date: 1973-01-01
Winner 1974

The Funny Little Woman - Arlene Mosel; Blair Lent (Illustrator)
Call Number: E MOSEL
ISBN: 9780140547535
Publication Date: 1972
Winner 1973

One Fine Day - Nonny Hogrogian
Call Number: E HOGROGI
ISBN: 9780027440003
Publication Date: 1971-08-01
Winner 1972

A Story, a Story: An African Tale - Gail E. Haley
Call Number: J 398.2 HALEY
Publication Date: 1970
Winner 1971

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble - William Steig
Call Number: E STEIG
Publication Date: 1969
Winner 1970

Drummer Hoff - Barbara Emberley; Ed Emberley (Illustrator)
Call Number: E EMBERLE
ISBN: 9780671662486
Publication Date: 1967-10-01
Winner 1968

Sam, Bangs and Moonshine - Evaline Ness
Call Number: E NESS
ISBN: 9780805003147
Publication Date: 1966-09-01
Winner 1967

Always Room for One More - Sorche Nic Leodhas; Nonny Hogrogian (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.8 LEODHAS
Publication Date: 1965
Winner 1966

May I Bring a Friend? - Beatrice Schenk de Regniers; Beni Montresor (Illustrator)
Call Number: E DE-REGN
ISBN: 9780689206153
Publication Date: 1971-02-01
Winner 1965

Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
Call Number: E SENDAK
ISBN: 9780060254933
Publication Date: 1963
Winner 1964

The Snowy Day - Ezra Jack Keats
Call Number: E KEATS
ISBN: 9780670012701
Publication Date: 1962
Winner 1963

Once a Mouse...A Fable Cut in Wood - Marcia Brown
Call Number: E ONCE-A
ISBN: 9780684126623
Publication Date: 1961
Winner 1962

Baboushka and the Three Kings - Ruth Robbins; Nicolas Sidjakov (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.2 ROBBINS
Publication Date: 1960
Winner 1961

Nine Days to Christmas - Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida; Marie Hall Ets (Illustrator)
Call Number: E ETS
ISBN: 9780670513505
Publication Date: 1959-09-18
Winner 1960

Chanticleer and the Fox - Geoffrey Chaucer; Barbara Cooney (Illustrator)
Call Number: E CHAUCER
ISBN: 9780690185614
Publication Date: 1958-01-01
Winner 1959

Time of Wonder - Robert McCloskey (Illustrator)
Call Number: E MCCLOSK
ISBN: 9780670715121
Publication Date: 1957-12-02
Winner 1958

A Tree Is Nice - Janice May Udry; Marc Simont (Illustrator)
Call Number: E UDRY
Publication Date: 1956
Winner 1957

Frog Went A-Courtin' - John M. Langstaff; Feodor Rojankovsky (Illustrator)
Call Number: E LANGSTA
ISBN: 9780152302146
Publication Date: 1955-03-10
Winner 1956

Cinderella: or, The Little Glass Slipper - Charles Perrault; Marcia Brown (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 398.21 PERRAUL
Publication Date: 1954
Winner 1955

Madeline's Rescue - Ludwig Bemelmans
Call Number: E BEMELMA
ISBN: 9780670447169
Publication Date: 1953-04-03
Winner 1954

The Biggest Bear - Lynd Ward
Call Number: E WARD
ISBN: 9780395148068
Publication Date: 1952-06-01
Winner 1953

Finders Keepers - Will Lipkind; Nicolas Mordvinoff (Illustrator)
Call Number: E WILL
ISBN: 9780156309509
Publication Date: 1951
Winner 1952

Egg Tree - Katherine Milhous
Call Number: E MILHOUS
ISBN: 9780684127163
Publication Date: 1950
Winner 1951

Song of the Swallows - Leo Politi
Call Number: E POLITI
Publication Date: 1949
Winner 1950

The Big Snow - Elmer Hader; Berta Hader (Illustrator)
Call Number: E HADER
ISBN: 9780689717574
Publication Date: 1948
Winner 1949

White Snow, Bright Snow - Alvin R. Tresselt; Roger Duvoisin (Illustrator)
Call Number: E TRESSEL
ISBN: 9780688511616
Publication Date: 1947-04-01
Winner 1948

The Little Island - Golden MacDonald (i.e. Margaret Wise Brown); Leonard Weisgard (Illustrator)
Call Number: E MACDONA
ISBN: 9780440408307
Publication Date: 1946
Winner 1947

Prayer for a Child - Rachel Field; Elizabeth Orton Jones (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 242.62 FIELD
Publication Date: 1944
Winner 1945

Many Moons - James Thurber; Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator)
Call Number: E THURBER
ISBN: 9780152518738
Publication Date: 1943-09-09
Winner 1944

The Little House - Virginia Lee Burton
Call Number: E BURTON
ISBN: 9780395181560
Publication Date: 1942
Winner 1943

Make Way for Ducklings - Robert McCloskey
Call Number: E MCCLOSK
ISBN: 9780670451494
Publication Date: 1941-01-01
Winner 1942

They Were Strong and Good - Robert Lawson
Call Number: J-B COLL LAWSON
ISBN: 9780670699490
Publication Date: 1940-01-01
Winner 1941

Abraham Lincoln - Ingri D'Aulaire; Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
ISBN: 9780385241083
Publication Date: 1939
Winner 1940

Mei Li - Thomas Handforth
Call Number: E HANDFOR
Publication Date: 1938
Winner 1939

Animals of the Bible: A Picture Book - Helen D. Fish (Selected by); Dorothy P. Lathrop (Illustrator)
Call Number: J 220.859 LATHROP
ISBN: 9780397300471
Publication Date: 1937
Winner 1938




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