Caldecott Award

Caldecott Medal Award Winners

The Caldecott Medal honors nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the illustrator of an American picture book for children. 

For a list that includes Caldecott Honor books, please click on this link.

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Year

Title

Illustrator

Author

Call Number

2014 Locomotive Brian Floca Brian Floca Juv TJ603.2 .F56 2013
2013 This Is Not My Hat Jon Klassen Jon Klassen Juv PZ7. K678144 Th 2012
2012 A Ball for Daisy Chris Raschka Chris Raschka Juv PZ7.R1814 Bal 2011
2011 A Sick Day for Amos McGee Erin E. Stead Philip C. Stead Juv PZ7.S808566 Si
2010 The Lion & the Mouse Jerry Pinkney Jerry Pinkney Juv PZ8.2.P456 Li
2009 The House in the Night Beth Krommes Susan Marie Swanson Juv PZ7.S97255 Hou
2008 The Invention of Hugo Cabret Brian Selznick Brian Selznick Juv PZ7.S4654 Inv
2007 Flotsam David Wiesner  David Wiesner  Juv PZ7.W6367 Fl
2006 The Hello, Goodbye Window Chris Raschka Norton Juster Juv PZ7.J984 He
2005 Kitten's First Full Moon Kevin Henkes  Kevin Henkes  Juv PZ7.H389 Ki
2004 The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Mordicai Gerstein Mordicai Gerstein Juv GV551 .G47
2003 My Friend Rabbit Eric Rohmann Eric Rohmann Juv PZ7.R6413 My
2002 The Three Pigs David Wiesner David Wiesner Juv PZ7.W6367 Th
2001 So You Want to Be President? David Small Judith St. George Juv E176.1.S699
2000 Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Simms Taback Simms Taback Juv PZ8.1.T124 Jo
1999 Snowflake Bentley Mary Azarian Jacqueline Briggs Martin Juv QC858.B46 M37
1998 Rapunzel Paul O. Zelinsky Paul O. Zelinsky Juv PZ8.Z38 Rap
1997 Golem David Wisniewski David Wisniewski Juv BM531.W57 Overdrive
1996 Officer Buckle and Gloria Peggy Rathmann Peggy Rathmann Juv PZ7.R1936Of
1995 Smoky Night David Diaz Eve Bunting Juv PZ7.B91527Sl
1994 Grandfather's Journey Allen Say Allen Say Juv PZ7.S2744Gr Overdrive
1993 Mirette on the High Wire Emily Arnold McCully Emily Arnold McCully Juv PZ7.M478415Mi
1992 Tuesday David Wiesner David Wiesner Juv PZ7.W6367Tu
1991 Black and White David Macaulay David Macaulay Juv PZ7.M1197Bl & Overdrive
1990 Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China Ed Young Ed Young Juv PZ8.1.Y84Lo
1989 Song and Dance Man Stephen Gammell Karen Ackerman Juv PZ7.A1824So
1988 Owl Moon John Schoenherr Jane Yolen Juv PZ7.Y78Ow
1987 Hey, Al, Richard Egielski Arthur Yorinks Juv PZ7.Y819He
1986 The Polar Express Chris Van Allsburg Chris Van Allsburg Juv PZ7.V266Po
1985 Saint George and the Dragon Trina Schart Hyman Trina Schart Hyman Juv PZ8.1.H69Sai
1984 The Glorious Flight Alice & Martin Provensen Alice & Martin Provensen Juv TL721.B5P76
1983 Shadow Marcia Brown Blaise Cendrars Juv PZ8.1.E55F4713
1982 Jumanji  Chris Van Allsburg Chris Van Allsburg Juv PZ7.V266Ju
1981 Fables  Arnold Lobel Arnold Lobel Juv PZ8.2.L6Fab
1980 Ox-Cart Man Barbara Cooney Donald Hall Juv PZ7.H14115Ox
1979 The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses Paul Goble Paul Goble Juv PZ8.G537Gi
1978 Noah's Ark Peter Spier Peter Spier Juv PZ8.3.R3No
1977 Ashanti to Zulu Leo & Diane Dillon Margaret Musgrove Juv GN645.M87
1976 Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Leo & Diane Dillon Verna Aardema Juv PZ8.1.A213Wh
1975 Arrow to the Sun  Gerald McDermott Gerald McDermott Juv PZ8.1.M159Ar
1974 Duffy and the Devil Margot Zemach Harve Zemach Juv PZ8.1.Z38Du3
1973 The Funny Little Woman Blair Lent Arlene Mosel Juv PZ8.1.M8346Fu
1972 One Fine Day Nonny Hogrogian Nonny Hogrogian Juv PZ7.H6844On
1971 A Story A Story Gail E. Haley Gail E. Haley Juv PZ8.1.H139St
1970 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble William Steig William Steig Juv PZ7.S8177 Sy
1969 The Fool of the World & the Flying Ship Uri Shulevitz Arthur Ransome Juv PZ8.R174Fo
1968 Drummer Hoff Ed Emberley Barbara Emberley Juv PZ8.3.E515Dr
1967 Sam, Bangs and Moonshine Evaline Ness Evaline Ness Juv PZ7.N4384Sam
1966 Always Room for One More Nonny Hogrogian Sorche Nic Leodhas Juv PZ8.3.A388An
1965 May I Bring a Friend? Beni Montresor Beatrice Schenk De Regniers Juv PZ7.D4417May
1964 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak Maurice Sendak Juv PZ7.S47 Wh
1963 The Snowy Day Ezra Jack Keats Ezra Jack Keats Juv PZ7.K2253Sn
1962 Once a Mouse Marcia Brown Marcia Brown Juv PZ8.2.B668On
1961 Baboushka and the Three Kings Nicolas Sidjakov Nicolas Sidjakov Juv PZ8.1.R5Bab
1960 Nine Days to Christmas Marie Hall Ets Marie Hall Ets & Aurora Labastida Juv PZ7.E855Ni
1959 Chanticleer and the Fox Barbara Cooney Geoffrey Chaucer Juv PZ8.2.C47Ch
1958 Time of Wonder Robert McCloskey Robert McCloskey Juv PZ7.M1336Ti
1957 A Tree Is Nice Marc Simont Janice Udry Juv QK475.8.U36
1956 Frog Went A-Courtin' Feodor Rojankovsky Langstaff, John Juv PZ8.3.F92Fr
1955 Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper Marcia Brown Perrault, Charles Juv PZ8.P426C5
1954 Madeline's Rescue  Ludwig Bemelmans Ludwig Bemelmans Juv PZ7.B423Maf
1953 The Biggest Bear Lynd Ward Lynd Ward Juv PZ10.3.W214Bi
1952 Finders Keepers Nicholas Mordvinoff Will Lipkind Juv PZ10.3.L647Fi
1951 The Egg Tree Katherine Milhous Katherine Milhous Juv PZ7.M596Eg
1950 Song of the Swallows Leo Politi Leo Politi Juv PZ7.P753So
1949 The Big Snow Berta & Elmer Hader Berta & Elmer Hader Juv PZ10.3.H33
1948 White Snow, Bright Snow Roger Duvoisin Alvin Tresselt Juv PZ7.T732Wh
1947 The Little Island Leonard Weisgard Margaret Wise Brown Juv PZ8.3.B815Li
1946 The Rooster Crows Maud & Miska Petersham Maud & Miska Petersham Juv PZ8.3.P447Ro
1945 Prayer for a Child Elizabeth Orton Jones Rachel Field Juv BV265.F5
1944 Many Moons Louis Slobodkin James Thurber Juv PZ7.T422Man
1943 The Little House Virginia Lee Burton Virginia Lee Burton Juv PZ7.B954Li & OverDrive
1942 Make Way for Ducklings Robert McCloskey Robert McCloskey Juv PZ10.3.M1336 Mak
1941 They Were Strong and Good Robert Lawson Robert Lawson Juv PZ7.L4384Th
1940 Abraham Lincoln Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire Juv E457.905.A86
1939 Mei Li Thomas Handforth Thomas Handforth Juv PZ7.H192Me
1938 Animals of the Bible Dorothy P. Lathrop Fish, Helen Dean Juv BS663.A598