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|Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:02 pm Post subject: Caldecott Award Picture Books for the Youngsters
|Visit a Cape May County Library branch with your children and sign-up for their summer reading program.
Picture books are for the youngest and they’re delightful and varied.
Caldecott Medal and Honor Books
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.
The 2011 Caldecott Medal winner is A Sick Day for Amos McGee , illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead.
2010 Medal Winner:
The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (Little, Brown & Company)
• All the World ,illustrated by Marla Frazee, written by Liz Garton Scanlon (Beach Lane Books)
• Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors , illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Joyce Sidman (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
2009 Medal Winner:
The House in the Night , illustrated by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson (Houghton Mifflin Company)
• A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee (Harcourt, Inc.)
• How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz (Farrar Straus Giroux)
• A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams , illustrated by Melissa Sweet, written by Jen Bryant (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.)
2008 Medal Winner:
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic)
• Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad illustrated by Kadir Nelson, written by Ellen Levine (Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic)
• First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Roaring Brook/Neal Porter)
• The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís (Farrar/Frances Foster)
• Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems (Hyperion)
2007 Medal Winner:
Flotsam by David Wiesner (Clarion)
• Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet by David McLimans (Walker)
• Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom illustrated by Kadir Nelson, written by Carole Boston Weatherford (Hyperion/Jump at the Sun)
2006 Medal Winner:
The Hello, Goodbye Window illustrated by Chris Raschka and written by Norton Juster (Michael di Capua Books/Hyperion Books for Children)