Special Collections

Caldecott Award Winners

Description: The Caldecott Medal is awarded each year to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Bookshare is pleased to offer the Medal winner for each year as well as Honor books that are currently in our collection.


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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

by Javaka Steptoe

Jean-Michael Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City.

Date Added: 07/07/2017


Year: 2017

Award: Medal Winner

They All Saw a Cat

by Brendan Wenzel

The cat walked through the world, with its whiskers, ears, and paws...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Award: Honors Book

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

by Sophie Blackall and Lindsay Mattick

A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Award: Medal Winner

Last Stop On Market Street

by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson

Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn't he have an iPod like the boys on the bus?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Award: Honors Book

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

by Dan Santat

2015 Caldecott Award Winner! This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Award: Medal Winner

The Right Word: Roget And His Thesaurus

by Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet

For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Award: Honors Book

The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

by Mary Grandpre and Barb Rosenstock

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Award: Honors Book

Locomotive

by Brian Floca

Come hear the hiss of the steam, feel the heat of the engine, watch the landscape race by. Come ride the rails, come cross the young country!

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Award: Medal Winner

This Is Not My Hat

by Jon Klassen

WINNER OF THE 2013 CALDECOTT MEDAL! From the creator of the #1 New York Times best-selling and award-winning I Want My Hat Back comes a second wry tale.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Award: Medal Winner

One Cool Friend

by David Small and Toni Buzzeo

When well-mannered Elliot reluctantly visits the aquarium with his distractible father, he politely asks whether he can have a penguin--and then removes one from the penguin pool to his backpack.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Award: Honors Book

Blackout

by John Rocco

One hot summer night in the city, all the power goes out. The TV shuts off and a boy wails, "Mommm!" His sister can no longer use the phone, Mom can't work on her computer, and Dad can't finish cooking dinner. What's a family to do?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Award: Honors Book

Grandpa Green

by Lane Smith

From the creator of the national bestseller It's a Book comes a timeless story of family history, legacy, and love. Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a farm boy and a kid with chickenpox and a soldier and, most of all, an artist.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Award: Honors Book

Me ... Jane

by Patrick Mcdonnell

The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Gift of Nothing" presents an inspiring story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Award: Honors Book

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead

THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut. Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Images and image descriptions available.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Medal Winner

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

by Laban Carrick Hill

Chronicles the life of Dave, a nineteenth-century slave, and a potter, who went on to become an influential poet and artist.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Honors Book

Interrupting Chicken

by David Ezra Stein

Awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor! A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken's habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Award: Honors Book

The Lion and the Mouse

by Jerry Pinkney

Textless retelling of the Lion and the Mouse fable, with beautiful images. Winner of the 2010 Caldecott Award. Images and image descriptions available.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2010

Award: Medal Winner

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

by Joyce Sidman

An award-winning poet and a brilliant painter inspire us to look closer at the thrilling colors of the seasons.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2010

Award: Honors Book

The House in the Night

by Susan Marie Swanson

A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this bedtime book for young children.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2009

Award: Medal Winner

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

by Brian Selznick

Orphan, clock keeper, thief: Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

Award: Medal Winner

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story From The Underground Railroad

by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

Award: Honors Book

Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity

by Mo Willems

Trixie hurries to school to show off her one-of-a-kind Knuffle Bunny. But an awful surprise awaits her; someone else has the same bunny! Filled with hilarious illustrations, this is a wonderfully true story that will have the whole family laughing.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

Award: Honors Book

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

by Peter Sís

Through journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sís shows what life was like for a child in his Soviet-controlled country. By joining memory and history, Sís takes us on his journey: from infant with paintbrush in hand to young man borne aloft by the wings of his art.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

Award: Honors Book

First the Egg

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? The caterpillar or the butterfly? These and other origin questions are answered in a short collection of verses.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2008

Award: Honors Book

Flotsam

by David Wiesner

A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam--anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2007

Award: Medal Winner


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