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Caldecott Medal and Honor Books to 1970
Best picture books chosen by the American Library Association.
complete list back to 1938
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  Cover Art: Locomotive 2014
Floca, Brian
Locomotive
Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s.
1 volume (unpaged) 2013
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: This is Not My Hat 2013
Klassen, J.
This is Not My Hat
A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or two up his fins in this underwater light-on-dark chase scene.
1 v. (unpaged) 2012
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: A Ball for Daisy 2012
Raschka, Christopher
A Ball for Daisy
A wordless picture book about all the fun a dog can have with her ball.
1 v. (unpaged) 2011
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: A Sick Day for Amos McGee 2011
Stead, Philip Christian
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. But one day--'Ah-choo!'--he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests.
1 v. (unpaged) 2010
Easy Picture Book STEAD
  Cover Art: The Lion and the Mouse 2010
Pinkney, Jerry
The Lion and the Mouse
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.
2009
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The House in the Night 2009
Swanson, Susan Marie
The House in the Night
Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a house in the night a home filled with light.
2008
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Invention of Hugo Cabret 2008
Selznick, Brian
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Twelve-year-old Hugo is an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931. When he meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
533 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book SELZNIC
  Cover Art: Flotsam 2007
Wiesner, David
Flotsam
What happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam? It's a fascinating journey for the eye!
2006
Easy Picture Book WIESNER
  Cover Art: The Hello Goodbye Window 2006
Juster, Norton
The Hello Goodbye Window
The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Everything important happens near it, or beyond it. Told in her voice, her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood. It is also a love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild--Front flap.
1 v. (unpaged) 2005
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Kitten's First Full Moon 2005
Henkes, Kevin
Kitten's First Full Moon
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
1 v. (unpaged) 2004
Easy Picture Book HENKES
  Cover Art: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers 2004
Gerstein, Mordicai
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.
1 v. (unpaged) 2003
Easy Nonfiction Book 791.34 G
  Cover Art: My Friend Rabbit 2003
Rohmann, Eric
My Friend Rabbit
Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend.
1 v. (unpaged) 2002
Easy Picture Book ROHMANN
  Cover Art: The Three Pigs 2002
Wiesner, David
The Three Pigs
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.
1 v. (unpaged) 2001
Easy Picture Book WIESNER
  Cover Art: So You Want to be President? 2001
St. George, Judith
So You Want to be President?
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.
52, [1] p. 2000
Children's Nonfiction Book 973.099 S
  Cover Art: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat 2000
Taback, Simms
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
A Jewish man, Joseph, living in Poland, has a very old overcoat which he recycles several times into a variety of garments, until there is nothing left of it. But even then Joseph finds a use for it, showing that you can always make something out of nothing.
1 v. (unpaged) 1999
Easy Picture Book TABACK
  Cover Art: Snowflake Bentley 1999
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs
Snowflake Bentley
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.
1 v. (unpaged) 1998
Easy Nonfiction Book 921 B4428
  Cover Art: Rapunzel 1998
Zelinsky, Paul O.
Rapunzel
A retelling of the German folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress.
1 v. (unpaged) 1997
Children's Nonfiction Book 398.20943 Z
  Cover Art: Golem 1997
Wisniewski, David
Golem
When the Jews of the 16th-century Prague ghetto are accused of the blood libel, and their lives are at risk from a mob, Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel fashions a Golem from clay to protect them.
1 v. (unpaged) 1996
Children's Nonfiction Book 398.21 W
  Cover Art: Officer Buckle and Gloria 1996
Rathmann, Peggy
Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle's safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches.
1 v. (unpaged) 1995
Easy Picture Book RATHMANN
  Cover Art: Smoky Night 1995
Bunting, Eve
Smoky Night
When the Los Angeles rebellion breaks out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality.
1 v. (unpaged) 1994
Children's Fiction Book BUNTING
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