North Hall Library



Caldecott Medal Winners

The following page lists the Caldecott Medal Books to date, with call number locations in the North Hall Library. This award is presented annually by the Association for Library Service for Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Learn more about the Caldecott Medal books.

Note: All materials are housed on the first floor, North wing, in the Media/Curriculum area. Search the MU Library Catalog to check availability of books


 2010's Caldecott Medal Winners

2018 Matthew Cordell.  Wolf in the snow.  Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan. JUV PZ7.C815343 Wo 2017


Javaka Steptoe.  Radiant child: The story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.  Little, Brown. JUV N6537.B233 S84 2016  
2016 Sophie Blackall.  Finding Winnie:  The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear.  Written by Lindsay Mattick.  Little, Brown. JUV PZ 7.1 .M38Fin 2015

Dan Santat.  The adventures of Beekle: The unimaginary friend. Little, Brown

JUV PZ 7 .S23817 Adv 2014

Brian Floca.  Locomotive. 

JUV Oversize TJ 603.2 .F56 2013


 John Klassen.  This is not my hat.  Candlewick Press

JUV PZ7.K6781446Th 2012


Chris RaschkaA Ball for Daisy.  Schwartz & Wade Books

JUV PZ7 .R1814Bal 2011


Erin E. Stead. A Sick Day for Amos McGee. Written by Philip C. Stead. Roaring Brook.

JUV PZ 7 .S8084Si 2010


Jerry Pinkney. The Lion & the Mouse. Little, Brown.

Read MORE about the 2010 winners from the Web site of ALA.

JUV Oversize
PZ 8.2 .P456Li 2009


2000's Caldecott Medal Winners


Beth Krommes (illus.) House in the Night.  Written by Susan Swanson. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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JUV PZ7 .S97255Hou 2008

Brian Selznick. The Invention of Hugo Cabret.  Scholastic.

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JUV PZ 7 .S4654 Inv 2007

David Wiesner. Flotsam.  Clarion.

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JUV PZ7 .W6367Fl 2006

Chris Raschka (illus) . The Hello, Goodbye Window.  Written by Norton Juster. Michael di Capua/Hyperion.

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JUV Oversize
PZ7 .J984He 2005

Kevin Henkes. Kitten's First Full Moon. Greenwillow Books/Harper Collins. 

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JUV PZ7 .H389Ki 2004

Mordicai Gerstein. The Man Who Walked Between the Towers. Roaring Brook Press.

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JUV GV551 .G47 2003

Eric Rohmann. My Friend Rabbit. Roaring Book Press.

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JUV PZ7 .R6413My 2002

David Wiesner. The Three Pigs. Houghton Mifflin/Clarion.

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JUV Oversize
PZ7.W6367Th 2001

David Small (Illus.) So You Want to be President? Written by Judith St. George. Philomel.

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JUV E176.1 .S699 2000

Simms Taback. Joseph Had a Little Overcoat. Viking Press.

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JUV PZ7 .T1115 Jo 1999


1990's Caldecott Medal Winners


Mary Azarian. Snowflake Bentley. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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JUV QC858.B46 M37 1998

Paul Zelinsky. Rapunzel. Dutton.

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JUV Oversize
PZ 8 .Z38 Rap 1997

David Wisniewski. Golem. Clarion Books.

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JUV BM 531 .W57 1996

Peggy Rathmann. Officer Buckle and Gloria. Putnam.

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JUV PZ 7 .R1936 Of 1995

David Diaz (Illus.) Smoky Night. written by Eve Bunting. Harcourt Brace.

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JUV PZ 7 .B91527 Sl 1994

Allen Say. Grandfather's Journey. Houghton Mifflin.

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JUV PZ 7 .S2744 Gr 1993
1993 Emily Arnold McCully. Mirette on the High Wire. G.P. Putnam's Sons. JUV PZ 7 .M478415 Mi 1992
1992 David Wiesner. Tuesday. Clarion Books. JUV PZ 7 .W6367Tu 1991
1991 David Macaulay. Black and White. Houghton Mifflin. JUV Oversize
PZ 7 .M1197Bl 1990
1990 Ed Young. Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China. Putman. JUV PZ 8.1 .Y84Lo 1989


1980's Caldecott Medal Winners

1989 Stephen Gammell (illus.) Song and Dance Man.written by Karen Ackerman. Knopf. JUV PZ 7 .A1824So 1988
1988 John Schoenherr (illus.) Owl Moon. written by Jane Yolen. Putnam. JUV PZ 7 .Y78Ow 1987
1987 Richard Egielski (illus.) Hey, Al. written by Al Yorinks. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. JUV PZ 7 .Y819He 1986
1986 Chris Van Allsburg. The Polar Express. Houghton-Mifflin. JUV PZ 7 .V266Po 1985
1985 Trina Schart Hyman. Saint George and the Dragon: A Golden Legend. Little, Brown. JUV PZ 8 .1 .H69Sai 1984
1984 Alice & Martin Provensen. The Glorious Flight. Viking. JUV TL 721 .B5 .P76 1983
1983 Marcia Brown. Shadow. (translated & illus. from the French of Blaise Cendrars). Scribner. JUV PQ 2605 .E55 .F4713 1982
1982 Chris Van Allsburg. Jumanji. Houghton Mifflin. JUV PZ 7 .V266Ju
1981 Arnold Lobel. Fables. Harper. JUV PZ 8 .2 .L6Fab
1980 Barbara Cooney (illus.) Ox-Cart Man. written by Donald Hall. Viking Press. JUV PZ 7 .H14115Ox


1970's Caldecott Medal Winners

1979 Paul Goble. The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. Bradbury Press. JUV PZ 8 .G537Gi
1978 Peter Spier. Noah's Ark. Doubleday. JUV PZ 8 .3 .R3No
1977 Leo & Diane Dillon (Illus.) Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions. written by Margaret Musgrove. Dial Press. JUV Oversize
GN 645 .M87
1976 Leo & Diane Dillon (Illus.) Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale. retold by Verna Aardema. Dial Press. JUV PZ 8 .1 .A213Wh
1975 Gerald McDermott. Arrow to the Sun. Viking Press. JUV PZ 8 .1 .M159Ar
1974 Margot Zemach. Duffy and the Devil. Farrar, Straus, Giroux. JUV PZ 8 .1 .Z38Du
1973 Blair Lent. The Funny Little Woman. Dutton.

JUV PZ8.1 .M8346Fu

1972 Nonny Hogrogian. One Fine Day. Macmillan. JUV PZ 7 .H6844On
1971 Gail E. Haley. A Story, A Story. Atheneum.

JUV PZ 8 .1 .H139St

1970 William Steig. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. Windmill Books. JUV Oversize
PZ 10 .3 .S816Sy


1960's Caldecott Medal Winners

1969 Uri Shulevitz (Illus.) The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship. retold by Arthur Ransome. Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

JUV PZ 8 .R174Fo

1968 Ed Emberley (Illus.) Drummer Hoff. adapted by Barbara Emberley. Prentice-Hall. JUV PZ 8 .3 .E515Dr
1967 Evaline Ness. Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine. Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

JUV PZ 7 .N4384 Sam

1966 Nonny Hogrogian (Illus.) Always Room for One More written by Sorche Nic Leodhas. Holt, Rinehart & Winston. JUV PZ 8 .3 .A388 An
1965 Beni Montresor (Illus.) May I Bring a Friend? written by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers. Atheneum. JUV PZ 7 .D4417 May
1964 Maurice Sendak. Where the Wild Things Are. Harper & Row. JUV PZ 8 .S3294 Wh
1963 Ezra Jack Keats. The Snowy Day. Viking Press. JUV PZ 7 .K2253 Sn
1962 Marcia Brown. Once a Mouse...; a fable cut in wood. Charles Scribner's Sons. JUV PZ 8 .2 .H5On
1961 Nicolas Sidjakov (Illus.) Baboushka and the Three Kings. written by Ruth Robbins. Parnassus Press. JUV PZ 8 .1 .R5 Bab
1960 Marie Hall Ets & Aurora Labastida. Nine Days to Christmas. Viking Press. JUV PZ 7 .E855 Ni


1950's Caldecott Medal Winners

1959 Barbara Cooney (Illus.) Chanticleer and the Fox; adapted from the Canterbury Tales of Chaucer. written by Thomas Y. Crowell.

JUV PZ 8 .2 .C47Ch


1958 Robert McCloskey. Time of Wonder. Viking Press.

JUV Oversize
PZ 7 .M1336Ti

1957 Marc Simont (Illus.) A Tree Is Nice. written by Janice Udry. Harper. JUV PZ 10 .U4Tr
1956 Feodor Rojankovsky (Illus.) Frog Went a-Courtin'. written by John Langstaff. Harcourt, Brace. JUV PZ 8 .3 .F92Fr
1955 Marcia Brown. Cinderella; written by Charles Perrault. trans. & illus. by Marcia Brown. Charles Scribner's Sons. JUV PZ 8 .P426Ci
1954 Ludwig Bemelmans. Madeline's Rescue. Viking Press. JUV Oversize
PZ 7 .B423Maf
1953 Lynd Ward. The Biggest Bear.Houghton Mifflin. JUV PZ 10 .3 .W214Bi
1952 Nicolas Mordvinoff (Illus.) Finders Keepers. written by Will Lipkind & Nicolas Mordvinoff. Harcourt, Brace. JUV PZ 10 .3 .L647Fi
1951 Katherine Milhous. The Egg Tree. Charles Scribner's Sons. JUV PZ 7 .M596Eg
1950 Leo Politi. Song of the Swallows. Charles Scribner's Sons. JUV PZ 7 .P753So


1940's Caldecott Medal Winners

1949 Berta & Elmer Hader. The Big Snow. Macmillan. JUV PZ 10 .3 .H117Bi
1948 Roger Duvoisin (Illus.) White Snow, Bright Snow. written by Alvin Tresselt. Lothrop. JUV PZ 7 .T732Wh
1947 Leonard Weisgard. The Little Island. written by Golden MacDonald [pseud for Margaret Wise Brown]. Doubleday. JUV PZ 8 .3 .B815Li
1946 Maud & Miska Petersham. The Rooster Crows; a Book of American Rhymes and Jingles. Macmillan. JUV PZ 8 .3 .P447Ro
1945 Elizabeth Orton Jones (Illus.) A Prayer for a Child. written by Rachel Lyman Field. Macmillan. JUV BV 265 .F5
1944 Louis Slobodkin (Illus.) Many Moons. written by James Thurber. Harcourt, Brace. JUV PZ 7 .T422Man
1943 Virginia Lee Burton. The Little House. Houghton Mifflin. JUV PZ 7 .B954Li
1942 Robert McCloskey. Make Way for Ducklings. Viking Press.

JUV Oversize
PZ 10 .3 .M1295Mak

1941 Robert Lawson. They Were Strong and Good. Viking Press. JUV PZ 7 .L4384Th
1940 Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire. Abraham Lincoln. Doubleday. JUV Oversize
E 457 .905 .A86


1930's Caldecott Medal Winners

1939 Thomas Handforth. Mei Li. Doubleday. JUV Oversize
PZ 7 .H192Me
1938 Dorothy Lathrop. Animals of the Bible. with text selected by Helen Dean Fish from the King James Bible. Frederick A. Stokes. JUV BS 663 .F5