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IRC Mock Caldecott Panels

Archive of Mock Caldecott sessions from 2002 - 2016

Mock Caldecott Panels: 2002 - 2005

Mock Caldecott Panel: Spring 2006

Dr. Mary Rycik's children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award session January 17, 2006. Criteria and terms followed were those used by the Association for Library Services to Children, American Library Association Medal Committee. Twenty-one titles, each published in 2005, were considered. The original field was narrowed down to four. From these four titles, one was selected to be the winner with the other three declared honor books. This is a webliography of books considered, illustrator web sites, and related children's literature links used by the classroom panel. All titles link to the AU Library catalog.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Agee, Jon Agee, Jon Terrific
Cooper,Elisha Cooper,Elisha A Good Night Walk
Esbaum, Jill Rex, Adam Ste-e-e-e-eamboat A-comin!
Edwards,Pamela Duncan Shanahan, Danny The Bus Ride That Changed History
Egielski,Richard Egielski,Richard Saint Francis and The Wolf
Hogg, Gary Wohnoutka, Mike Look What the Cat Dragged In!
Hubbard,Crystal DuBurke, Randy Catching The Moon
Jackson,Ellen Dillon, Leo & Diane Earth Mother
Lee, Spike Nelson, Kadir Please, Puppy, Please
Mayer, Marianna Bywaters, Lynn William Shakespeare's the Tempest
McDonald, Megan Tillotson,Katherine When the Library Lights Go Out
McNulty, Faith Kellogg, Steven If you decide to go to the moon
Ogburn,Jacqueline Priceman, Marjorie The Bake Shop Ghost
Pulver,Robin Arnold, Tedd Axle Annie and The Speed Grump
White, Linda Arms Carpenter, Nancy I Could Do That
Woodson, Jacqueline Talbott, Hudson Show Way
Yolen,Jane Halperin,Wendy Anderson Soft House
     
Author Illustrator Winning Title
Lee, Spike Nelson,Kadir Please, Puppy, Please
     
Author Illustrator Honor Book Title
Woodson, Jacqueline Talbott, Hudson Show Way

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Fall 2005

Dr. Mary Rycik's children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award session September 6, 2005. Criteria and terms followed were those used by the Association for Library Services to Children, American Library Association Medal Committee. Twenty-one titles, each published in 2005, were considered. The original field was narrowed down to four. From these four titles, two were selected as co-winners and a third and fourth declared honor books.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Chambers, Veronica Maren, Julie Celia Criz, Queen of Salsa
Chin-Lee, Cynthia Halsey, Megan Amelia to Zora
Clinton, Catherine Evans, Shane Hold the Flag High
Cronin, Doreen Bliss,Harry Diary of a Spider
Ehlert, Lois Ehlert,Lois Leaf Man
Gordon, David Gordon,David The Three Little Rigs
Karas, G. Brian Karas, G. Brian On Earth
Katteman, Helen Collins, Matt The Great Cake Bake
Kinerk, Robert Gammell, Stephen Timothy Cox Will Not Change His Sox
Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie McCully,Emily Arnold Nora's Ark
Krauss, Ruth Sendak, Maurice Bears
Kuskin, Karla Lewin, Betsy So What is it Like to be a Cat?
McGuinnes, Tracy McGuinness,Tracy Bad Cat Puts on His Hat
O'Connor, George O'Connor, George Ker-splash!
Palatini, Margie Moser, Barry The Three Silly Billies
Priceman, Marjorie Priceman, Marjorie Hot Air
Scieszka, Jon Smith,Lane Seen Art?
Sierra, Judy Sweet, Melissa Schoolyard Rhymes
Slonim, Davivd Slonim, David He Came With the Couch
St. George, Judith Hillenbrand, Will Journey of the One and Only Declartion of Independence
Zweibel, Alan Catrow,David Our Tree Named Steve
     
Author Illustrator Winning Title (tie)
Kinerk, Robert Gammell, Stephen Timothy Cox Will Not Change His Sox
Katteman, Helen Collins,Matt The Great Cake Bake
     
Author Illustrator Honor Book
St. George, Judith Hillenbrand, Will Journey of the One and Only Declartion of Independence

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Spring 2005

Dr. Mary Rycik's children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award session January 18, 2005. Criteria and terms followed were those used by the Association for Library Services to Children, American Library Association Medal Committee. Twenty titles, each published in 2004, were considered. The original field of twenty was narrowed down to four. From these four titles, two were selected as co-winners to win the award and a third and fourth declared honor books. All titles featured link to the AU Library catalog.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Brett, Jan Brett,Jan The Umbrella
Cannon, Janell Cannon, Janell Pinduli
Carryl, Charles E. Santore, Charles The Camel's Lament: A Poem
Cole, Brock Cole, Brock Fair Monaco
Danziger, Paula Karas, G. Brian Barfburger Baby, I Was Here First
Dodds, Dayle Ann Dodds, Dayle Ann Minnie's Diner: A Multiplying Menu
Emberley, Michael Emberley, Michael Ruby and the Sniffs
Gelman, Rita Golden Zelinsky,Paul O. Doodler Doodling
Grossman, Bill Hawkes, Kevin My Little Sister Hugged an Ape
Hamilton, Virginia Dillon, Leo and Diane The People Could Fly
Hesse, Karen Watson, Wendy The Cats in Krasinski Square
Jenkins Steve Jenkins, Steve Actual Size
Kimmel, Eric A. Huling,Phil Cactus Soup
Neubecker, Robert Neubecker,Robert Wow! City!
Richards, Chuck Richards, Chuck Jungle Gym Jitters
Sis, Peter Sis,Peter The Train of States
Wheeler, Lisa Siegel,Mark Seadogs: An Epic Ocean Operetta
Woodson, Jacqueline Lewis, E.B. Coming On Home Soon
Young, Ed Young, Ed I, Doko: The Tale of a Basket
Zaunders, Bo Munro, Roxie Gargoyles, Girders and Glass Houses
     
Author Illustrator Winning Title (tie)
Kimmel, Eric A. Huling, Phil Cactus Soup
Richards, Chuck Richards, Chuck Jungle Gym Jitters
     
Author Illustrator Honor Books
Cannon, Janell Cannon, Janell Pinduli
Grossman, Bill Hawkes, Kevin My Little Sister Hugged an Ape

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Fall 2004

Dr. Mary Rycik's children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award session September 7, 2004. Criteria and terms followed were those used by the Association for Library Services to Children, American Library Association Medal Committee. Sixteen titles, each published in 2004*, were considered. The original field of sixteen was narrowed down to five. From these five titles, one was selected to win the award and a second and third declared honor books. All titles link to the AU Library Catalog.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Bates, Katharine Lee Chris Gall America The Beautiful
Bogan, Paulette Paulette Bogan Momma's Magical Purse
Brown, Margaret Wise Leo and Diane Dillon Where Have You Been?
Cooper, Elisha Cooper, Elisha Magic Thinks Big
Demas, Corinne Ard Hoyt Saying Goodbye to Lulu
Feiffer, Jules Jules Feiffer The Daddy Mountain
George, Lindsay Barrett Lindsay Barrett George Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse
Gulberson, Brenda Z. Steve Jenkins Rain, Rain, Rain Forest
Helquist, Brett Brett Helquist Roger, The Jolly Pirate
Hoberman, Mary Anne Michael Emberely You Read To Me, I'll Read To You
Johnson, Angela Loren Long I Dream of Trains*
Krosoczka, Jarrett Jarrett Krosoczka Max for President
Martin, Bill Lois Ehlert Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3
McHenry, E.B. E.B. McHenry Poodlena
Millen, C.M. Holly Meade Blue Bowl Down
Pearson, Tracey Campbell Tracey Campbell Pearson Myrtle
     
Author Illustrator Winner
Demas, Corinne Ard, Hoyt Saying Goodbye to Lulu
     
Author Illustrator Honor Books
Johnson, Angela Loren Long I Dream of Trains *
Bates, Katharine Lee Chris Gall America The Beautiful

 

*Title was published in 2003 and would not have been considered for the 2005 Caldecott Award.

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Spring 2004

Dr. Mary Rycik's Children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award session January 13, 2004. Criteria and terms followed were those used by the Association for Library Services to Children, American Library Association Medal Committee. Twenty titles, each published in 2003, were considered. The original field of twenty were narrowed down to five. From these five titles, one was selected to win the award and a second and third declared honor books.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Mary Jane & Herm Auch Mary Jane &Herm Auch Souperchicken
Romare Bearden Romare Bearden Li'l Dan The Drummer Boy
Deborah Chandra Brock Cole George Washington's Teeth
Lisa Broadie Cook Adam McCauley Martin MacGregor's Snowman
Demi Demi The Legend of Saint Nicholas
Tim Egan Tim Egan Serious Farm
Jeron Ashford Frame R. Gregory Christie Yesterday I Had the Blues
Robert Kinerk Steven Kellogg Clorinda
Bruce Koscielniak Bruce Koscielniak Joann Gutenberg &The Amazing Printing Press
S.D. Nelson S.D.Nelson The Star People: A Lakota story
Margie Palatini Henry Cole Bad Boys
Brian Pinkney Brian Pinkney Thumbelina
Melinda Long David Shannon How I Became A Pirate
Peggy Rathmann Peggy Rathmann The Day The Babies Crawled Away
Winfred Rembert Winfred Rembert Don't Hold Me Back
Peter H. Reynolds Peter H. Reynolds The Dot
Peter Sis Peter Sis The Tree of Life
William Steig William Steig CDC?
Rosemary Wells Richard Egielski The Small World of Binky Braverman
Willems, Mo Mo Willems Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus
     
Author Illustrator Winning Title
Melinda Long David Shannon How I Became A Pirate
     
Author Illustrator Honor Titles
Peggy Rathmann Peggy Rathmann The Day The Babies Crawled Away
Robert Kinerk Steven Kellogg Clorinda

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Fall 2003

Dr. Mary Rycik's Children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award discussion August 26, 2003. Criteria and terms followed were those used by the Association for Library Services to Children, American Library Association Medal Committee. Twenty titles, each published in 2003, were considered. The original field of twenty was narrowed down to five. From these five titles, one was selected to win the award and a second and third declared honor books. All titles featured here link to the AU Library catalog.
 

Author Illustrator Titles
William Anderson Dan Andreason River Boy: The Story of Mark Twain
Sandra Belton Benny Andrews Pictures for Miss Josie
Shutta Crum Paige Billin-Frye The House in the Meadow
Mike Downs David Gordon The Noisy Airplane Ride
Steve Goodman Michael McCurdy The Train They Call the City of New Orleans
Elaine Greenstein Elaine Greenstein Ice-cream Cones for Sale!
Thacher Hurd Thacher Hurd Moo Cow Kaboom!
Karin Ireland David Catrow Don't Take Your Snake for a Stroll
Daneil Kirk Daniel Kirk Jack and Jill
Kathryn Lasky Kevin Hawkes The Man Who Made Time Travel
Ted Lewin Ted Lewin Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu
Bill Martin Eric Carle Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
Emily Arnold McCully Emily Arnold McCully Picnic
Tony Mitton Mary GrandPre Plum:Poems
Margie Palatini Howard Fine Broom Mates
Eric Rohmann Eric Rohmann Pumpkinhead
Christine Widman Pierr Morgan Cornfield Hide-and-Seek
Betty Ren Wright Ronald Himler The Blizzard
Arthur Yorinks Adrienne Yorinks Quack!
Harriet Ziefert Todd McKie Lunchtime for a Purple Snake
     
Author Illustrator Winner
Tony Mitton Mary GrandPre Plum: Poems
     
Author Illustrator Honor Books
Steve Goodman Michael McCurdy The Train They Call the City of New Orleans
Shutta Crum Paige Billin-Fry The House in The Meadow

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Spring 2003

Dr. Mary Rycik's Children's literature class held a Mock Caldecott Award panel January 14, 2003. Sixteen titles were considered; the original field of sixteen was voted to four. From the final four titles, one was selected to win the award and a second declared an honor book. All titles featured here link to the AU Library Catalog.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Bunting, Eve Bloom, Suzanne Girls A to Z
Bunting, Eve McCully, Emily Arnold Sing a Song of Piglets
Carter, Don Carter, Don Heaven's All-Star Jazz Band
Cummings, Pat Cummings, Pat Ananse and the Lizard
Dunrea, Olivier Dunrea, Olivier It's Snowing!
Fleming, Denise Fleming, Denise Alphabet Under Construction
Garland, Michael Garland, Michael The President and Mom's Apple Pie
Gerstein, Mordicai Gerstein, Mordicai What Charlie Heard
Grimes, Nikki Lewis, E.B. Talkin'About Bessie
Jackson, Alison Tusa, Tricia The Ballad of Valentine
Katz, Susan Alley, R.W. Mrs. Brown on Exhibit
Root, Barry Root, Barry Gumbrella
Shaw, Maura Marchesi, Stephen Ten Amazing People
Shulman, Lisa Wolff, Ashley Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop
Smith, Linda Frazee, Maria Mrs.Biddlebox
Van Allsburg, Chris Van Allsburg, Chris Zathura: A Space Adventure
     
Author Illustrator Winner
Kimmel, Eric Cummings, Pat Ananse and the Lizard
     
Author Illustrator Honor Book
Shaw, Maura Marchesi, Stephen Ten Amazing People

 

Mock Caldecott Panel: Fall 2002

Dr. Mary Rycik's Children's liteature class held a Mock Caldecott panel session in September. Fifteen titles were originally considered and the original field narrowed to five. From these five titles, one was selected as the winner and a second title declared an honor book. All titles featured here link to the AU Library Catalog.
 

Author Illustrator Titles Considered
Catrow, David Catrow, David We the Kids
Doucet, Sharon Arms Cook, Scott Lapin Plays Possum
Ericsson, Jennifer Westcott, Nadine Bernard She Did It!
Fox, Mem Tusa, Tricia The Magic Hat
Gorbachev, Valeri Gorbachev, Valeri One Rainy Day
Hindley, Judy Bates, Ivan Do Like a Duck Does
Johnston, Tony Moser, Barry That Summer
Many, Paul Goto, Scott The Great Pancake Escape
McPhail, David McPhail, David Edward in the Jungle
Ryder, Joanne Kellogg, Steven Big Bear Ball
Sanderson, Ruth Sanderson, Ruth Cinderella
Stutson, Caroline Tillotson, Katherine Night Train
Young, Ed Young, Ed What About Me?
Wheeler, Lisa Goembel, Ponder Sailor Moo: cow at sea
Winnick, Karen B. Winnick, Karen B. Barn Sneeze
     
Author Illustrator Winner
Johnston, Tony Moser, Barry That Summer
     
Author Illustrator Honor
Wheeler, Lisa Goembel, Ponder Sailor Moo: Cow at Sea