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Caldecott Medal Winners

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.”

2011 A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead (E Ste)

2010  The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (J 398.2 Pin)

2009  The House in the Night illustrated by Beth Krommes (E Kro)

2008  The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (J Sel)

2007  Flotsam by David Wiesner (E Wie)

2006  The Hello, Goodbye Window  illustrated by Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster (E Jus)

2005  Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes (E Hen)

2004  The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein ( E 791.34 Ger)

2003  My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann (E Roh)

2002  The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (E Wie)

2001  So You Want to Be President? illustrated by David Small, written by Judith St. George (E 973 St.)

2000  Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback (E Tab)

1999  Snowflake Bentley illustrated by Mary Azarian; text by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (E B BENTLEY Mar)

1998  Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky (E 398.2 Zel)

1997  Golem by David Wisniewski ( E 398.2 Wis)

1996  Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann (E Rat)

1995  Smoky Night illustrated by David Diaz; text by Eve Bunting (E Bun)

1994  Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say (E Say)

1993  Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully (E McC)

1992  Tuesday by David Wiesner (E Wie)

1991  Black and White by David Macaulay (E Mac)

1990  Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young (E 398.2 You)

1989  Song and Dance Man illustrated by Stephen Gammell; text: Karen Ackerman (E Ack)

1988  Owl Moon illustrated by John Schoenherr; text: Jane Yolen (E Yol)

1987  Hey, Al illustrated by Richard Egielski; text: Arthur Yorinks (E Yor)

1986  The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg (E Van)

1985  Saint George and the Dragon illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman; text: retold by Margaret Hodges (E 398.2 Hod)

1984  The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice & Martin Provensen (E B BLERIOT Pro)

1983   Shadow translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown

1982  Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (E Van)

1981  Fables by Arnold Lobel (E Lob)

1980  Ox-Cart Man illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: Donald Hall (E Hal) 

For titles before 1980 and all Honor Books, please visit the Association for Library Service to Children.

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