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Children's Literature • Award Book Resources: Caldecott Medal

Welcome! This guide features information about award books located the library's juvenile collection.

Caldecott in the Library

Caldecott Award Winners

There are at least two copies of each Caldecott Medal winner and one copy of each Caldecott Honor book available in Archer Library's juvenile collection. One copy of the Caldecott winner is located in the dedicated Caldecott award collection area, titles are shelved by award year (Caldecott 2021). A second copy is located in it's regular location within the juvenile collection (PZ7.L6623 We 2020).

View a complete list of Caldecott Medal winners by year in the library catalog.

Caldecott Medal Winners by Year

 Year  Title  Illustrator  Call Number
2000 Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Taback, Simms PZ7.T1115 Jo 1999
2001 So You Want to be President? Small, David E176.1.S699 2000
2002 The Three Pigs Wiesner, David PZ7.W6367 Th 2001
2003 My Friend Rabbit Rohmann, Eric P7.R6413 My 2002
2004 Man Who Walked Between Towers Gerstein, Mordicai GV551.G47 2003
2005 Kitten's First Full Moon Henkes, Kevin PZ7.H389 Ki 2001
2006 The Hello, Goodbye Window Raschka, Christopher PZ7.J98 He 2005
2007 Flotsam Wiesner, David PZ7.W6367 Fl 2006
2008 The Invention of Hugo Cabret Selznick, Brian PZ7.S4654 Inv 2007
2009 The House in the Night Krommes, Beth PZ7.S97255 Hou 2008
2010 The Lion & The Mouse Pinkney, Jerry PZ8.2.P456 Li 2009
2011 A Sick Day for Amos McGee Stead, Erin PZ7.S8082 Si 2010
2012 A Ball for Daisy Raschka, Christopher PZ7.R1814 Bal 2011
2013 This is Not My Hat Klassen, Jon PZ7.K678144 Th 2012
2014 Locomotive Floca, Brian TJ603.2.F56 2013
2015 Adventures of Beekle Santat, Dan PZ7.S2381 Adv 2014
2016 Finding Winnie Blackall, Sophie PZ7.M43541 Fin 2015
2017 Radiant Child Steptoe, Javaka N6537.B223 S84 2016
2018 Wolf in the Snow Cordell, Matthew PZ7.C8145 Wol 2017
2019 Hello Lighthouse Blackall, Sophie PZ7.B5319 Hel 2018
2020 The Undefeated Nelson, Kadir PS3601.L35388 U53 2018
2021 We Are Water Protectors Goade, Michaela PZ7.L6623 We 2020
2022 Watercress Chin, Jason PZ7.1.W3645 Wat 2021
 Year  Title  Illustrator  Call Number
1980 Ox-Cart Man Cooney, Barbara PZ7.H14115 Ox
1981 Fables Lobel, Arnold PZ8.2.L6 Fab
1982 Jumanji Van Allsburg, Chris PZ7.V266 Ju
1983 Shadow Brown, Marcia PQ2605.E44 F4713 1982
1984 The Glorious Flight Provvensen, Alice TL721.B5  P76 1983
1985 Saint George and the Dragon Schart, Trina PZ8.1.H69 Sai 1984
1986 The Polar Express Van Allsburg, Chris PZ7.V266 Po 1985
1987 Hey, Al Egielski, Richard PZ7.Y819 He 1986
1988 Owl Moon Schoenherr, John PZ7.Y78 Ow 1987
1989 Song and Dance Man Gammell, Stephen PZ7.A1824 So 1988
1990 Lon Po Po Young, Ed PZ8.1.Y84 Lo 1989
1991 Black and White Macaulay, David PZ7.M1197 Bl 1990
1992 Tuesday Wiesner, David PZ70W6367 Tu 1991
1993 Mirette on the High Wire McCully, Emily Arnold PZ7.M478415 Mi 1992
1994 Grandfather's Journey Say, Allen PZ7.S2744 Gr 1993
1995 Smoky Night Diaz, David PZ7.B91527 Sl 1994
1996 Officer Buckle and Gloria Rathmann, Peggy PZ7.R1936 Of 1995
1997 Golem Wisniewski, David BM531.W57 1996
1998 Rapunzel Zelinsky, Paul O. PZ8.Z38 Rap 1997
1999 Snowflake Bentley Azarian, Mary QC858.B46 M37 1998
 Year  Title  Illustrator  Call Number
1960 Nine Days to Christmas Ets, Marie Hall PZ7.E855 Ni
1961 Baboushka and the Three Kings Sidjakov, Nocolas PZ8.1.R5  Bab
1962 Once a Mouse: A Fable Cut in Wood Brown, Marcia PZ8.2.H5 On
1963 The Snowy Day Keats, Ezra Jack PZ7.K2253 Sn
1964 Where the Wild Things Are Sendak, Maurice PZ8.S329 Wh
1965 May I Bring a Friend? Montressor, Benji PZ7.D4417 May
1966 Always Room for One More Hogrogian, Nonny PZ8.3.A388 An
1967 Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine Ness, Evaline PZ7.N4384 Sam
1968 Drummer Hoff Emberley, Ed PZ8.3.E515 Dr
1969 Fool of the World & the Flying Ship Shulevitz, Uri PZ8.R174 Fo
1970 Sylvester & the Magic Pebble Steig, William PZ7.S8177 Syl
1971 A Story, A Story Haley, Gail E. PZ8.14.H139 St
1972 One Fine Day Hogrogian, Nonny PZ7.H6844 On
1973 The Funny Little Woman Lent, Blair PZ8.1.M8346 Fu
1974 Duffy and the Devil Zemach, Margot PZ8.14.Z38 Du
1975 Arrow to the Sun McDermott, Gerald PZ8.1.M159 Ar 1977
1976 Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears Dillon, Leo & Diane PZ8.1.A213 Wh
1977 Ashanti to Zulu Dillon, Leo & Diane Caldecott 1977
1978 Noah's Ark Spier, Peter PZ8.3.R3 No
1979 The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses Goble, Paul PZ8.G537 Gi
 Year  Title  Illustrator  Call Number
1938 Animals of the Bible Lanthrop, Dorothy BS663.B5
1939 Mei Li Handforth, Thomas PZ7.H192 Me
1940 Abraham Lincoln D'Aulaire, Ingri E457.905.A86
1941 They Were Strong and Good Lawson, Robert PZ7.L4384 Th
1942 Make Way for Ducklings McCloskey, Robert PZ7.M1336 Mak
1943 The Little House Burton, Virginia Lee PZ7.B954 Li
1944 Many Moons Slobodkin, Louis PZ7.T422 Man
1945 Prayer for a Child Jones, Elizabeth Orton BV265.F5
1946 The Rooster Crows Petersham, Maud Fuller PZ8.3.P447 Ro
1947 The Little Island Weisgard, Leonard PZ7.B8163 Ln
1948 White Snow, Bright Snow Duvoisin, Roger PZ7.T732 Wh
1949 The Big Snow Hader, Berta PZ7.H117 Big
1950 Song of the Swallows Politi, Leo PZ7.P753 So
1951 The Egg Tree Milhous, Katherine PZ7.M596 Eg
1952 Finder's Keepers Lipkind, William PZ7.L6637 Fi
1953 The Biggest Bear Ward, Lynd PZ7.W2146 Big
1954 Madeline's Rescue Bemelmans, Ludwig PZ7.B423 Maf
1955 Cendrillion Brown, Marcia PZ8.P426 Ci
1956 Frog Went A-Courtin' Rojankovsky, Feodor PZ8.3.F92 Fr
1957 A Tree is Nice Simont, Marc PZ7.U27 Tr
1958 Time of Wonder McCloskey, Robert PZ7.M1336 ti
1959 Chanticleer and the Fox Cooney, Barbara PZ8.2.C47 Ch

ALSC Caldecott Award

"The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It 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" (ALSC, About the Caldecott Medal, 2022).

Recent Caldecott Winners



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