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Caldecott Award Winners


Author
Aardema, Verna
Call Number
J CALDECOTT AARDEMA
Summary
A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. (1976 Winner)
Author
Ackerman, Karen
Call Number
J CALDECOTT ACKERMAN
Summary
Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer. (1989 Winner)
Author
Bemelmans, Ludwig
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BEMELMANS
Summary
A hound rescues a schoolgirl from the Seine, becomes a beloved school pet, is chased away by the trustees, and returns with a surprise. 91954 Winner)
Title
Shadow
Author
Brown, Marcia
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BROWN
Summary
Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting images of Shadow which represents the beliefs and ghosts of the past and is brought to life wherever there is light, fire, and a storyteller. (1983 Winner)
Author
Brown, Marcia
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BROWN
Summary
As it changes from mouse, to cat, to dog, to tiger, a hermit's pet also becomes increasingly vain. (1962 Winner)
Author
Brown, Marcia
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BROWN
Summary
In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. (1955 Winner)
Author
Brown, Margaret Wise
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BROWN
Summary
Depicts the changes that occur on a small island as the seasons come and go, as day changes to night, and as a storm approaches. (1947 Winner)
Author
Bunting, Eve
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BUNTING
Summary
When the Los Angeles riots break 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. (1995 Winner)
Author
Burton, Virginia Lee
Call Number
J CALDECOTT BURTON
Summary
A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her. (1943 Winner)
Author
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Call Number
J CALDECOTT CHAUCER
Summary
A sly fox tries to outwit a proud rooster through the use of flattery. (1959 Winner)
Author
D'Aulaire
Call Number
J CALDECOTT D'AULAIRE
Summary
Text and illustrations present the life of the boy born on the Kentucky f rontier who became the sixteenth president of the United States. (1940 Winner)
Author
De Regniers, Beatrice
Call Number
J CALDECOTT DE REGNIERS
Summary
A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen. (1965 Winner)
Author
Emberley, Barbara
Call Number
J CALDECOTT EMBERLEY
Summary
A cumulative folk song in which seven soldiers build a magnificent cannon, but Drummer Hoff fires it off. (1968 Winner)
Author
Ets, Marie Hall
Call Number
J CALDECOTT ETS
Summary
Ceci anxiously awaits her first posada, the special Mexican Christmas party, and the opportunity to select a pi~nata for it. (1960 Winner)
Author
Field, Rachel
Call Number
J CALDECOTT FIELD
Summary
Winner of the Caldecott Medal and in print since 1941, this is a prayer for boys and girls all over the world. It is full of the intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God. (1945 Winner)
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