Caldecott MedalMedal Winner

Given by Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Other Names: Caldecott Honor
88 Works 235,442 Books 13,711 Reviews 4.2
The Caldecott Medal 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 show more book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Together with the Newbery Medal, it is the most prestigious American children's book award.

Runner-ups are awarded the Caldecott Honor.
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Announced:
January 22: Medal Winner2024 Recent
January 22: Honor Book2024 Recent

Medal Winner 88

WorkYear
Big by Vashti Harrison2024
Hot Dog by Doug Salati2023
Watercress by Andrea Wang2022
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom2021
The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander2020
Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall2019
Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell2018
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe2017
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick2016
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat2015
Locomotive by Brian Floca2014
This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen2013
A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka2012
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead2011
The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney2010
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson2009
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick2008
Flotsam by David Wiesner2007
The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster2006
Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes2005
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein2004
My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann2003
The Three Pigs by David Wiesner2002
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George2001
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback2000
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin1999
Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky1998
Golem by David Wisniewski1997
Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann1996
Smoky Night by Eve Bunting1995
Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say1994
Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully1993
Tuesday by David Wiesner1992
Black and White by David Macaulay1991
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young1990
Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman1989
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen1988
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks1987
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg1986
Saint George and the Dragon: A Golden Legend by Margaret Hodges1985
The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice Provensen1984
Shadow by Marcia Brown1983
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg1982
Fables by Arnold Lobel1981
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall1980
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble1979
Noah's Ark by Peter Spier1978
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove1977
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema1976
Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale by Gerald McDermott1975
Duffy and the Devil by Harve Zemach1974
The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel1973
One Fine Day by Nonny Hogrogian1972
A Story, A Story: An African Tale by Gail E. Haley1971
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig1970
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Arthur Ransome1969
Drummer Hoff by Barbara Emberley1968
Sam, Bangs & Moonshine by Evaline Ness1967
Always Room for One More by Sorche Nic Leodhas1966
May I Bring a Friend? by Beatrice de Regniers1965
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak1964
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats1963
Once a Mouse... by Marcia Brown1962
Baboushka and the Three Kings by Ruth Robbins1961
Nine Days to Christmas: A Story of Mexico by Marie Hall Ets1960
Chanticleer and the Fox by Geoffrey Chaucer1959
Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey1958
A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry1957
Frog went a-courtin' by John Langstaff1956
Cinderella by Marcia Brown1955
Cinderella by Charles Perrault1955
Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans1954
The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward1953
Finders Keepers by Will Lipkind1952
The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous1951
Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi1950
The Big Snow by Berta Hader1949
White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt1948
The Little Island by Golden MacDonald1947
The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles by Maud Petersham1946
Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field1945
Many Moons by James Thurber1944
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton1943
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey1942
They Were Strong and Good by Robert Lawson1941
Abraham Lincoln by Ingri d'Aulaire1940
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth1939
Animals of the Bible: A Picture Book by Helen Dean Fish1938

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The Caldecott Medal 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 published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Together with the Newbery Medal, it is the most prestigious American children's book award.

Runner-ups are awarded the Caldecott Honor. (English, Member-written)
The Caldecott Honor is a citation given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA).

The Caldecott Honor is given to worthy runners-up for the Caldecott Medal, a higher honor. (English, Member-written)

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