🥇 Caldecott Medalists 🥇
A Branch of August's Bookshelf

Selected children's titles from the National Emergency Library,
via archive.org, freely available with the use of a virtual library card

Curated by Jim Cocola, Associate Head for the Humanities, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Milo's Bookshelf
(Grades 4-5)
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(Grades 2-3)
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(Grades K-1)
August's Bookshelf

📚🎨🥇 Caldecott Medalists 🥇🎨📚

American Library Association award to the
"most distinguished American picture book for children"
2013: This Is Not My Hat
by Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press)
2006: The Hello, Goodbye Window
illustrated by Chris Raschka,
written by Norton Juster (Michael di Capua/Hyperion)
2000: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
by Simms Taback (Viking)
1999: Snowflake Bentley
illustrated by Mary Azarian,
written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Houghton)
1995: Smoky Night
illustrated by David Diaz,
written by Eve Bunting (Harcourt)
1990: Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
by Ed Young (Philomel)
1987: Hey, Al
illustrated by Richard Egielski,
written by Arthur Yorinks (Farrar)
1979: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
by Paul Goble (Bradbury)
1978: Noah's Ark
by Peter Spier (Doubleday)
1977: Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon,
written by Margaret Musgrove (Dial)
1971: A Story A Story
by Gail E. Haley (Atheneum)
1970: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
by William Steig (Windmill Books)
1968: Drummer Hoff
illustrated by Ed Emberley,
written by Barbara Emberley (Prentice-Hall) (Dial)
1966: Always Room for One More
illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian,
written by Sorche Nic Leodhas, pseud. [Leclair Alger] (Holt)
1962: Once a Mouse
by Marcia Brown (Scribner)
1961: Baboushka and the Three Kings
illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov,
written by Ruth Robbins (Parnassus)
1960: Nine Days to Christmas
illustrated by Marie Hall Ets,
written by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida (Viking)
1957: A Tree Is Nice
illustrated by Marc Simont,
written by Janice Udry (Harper)
1956: Frog Went A-Courtin'
illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky,
written by John Langstaff (Harcourt)
1951: The Egg Tree
by Katherine Milhous (Scribner)
1949: The Big Snow
by Berta & Elmer Hader (Macmillan)
1948: White Snow, Bright Snow
illustrated by Roger Duvoisin,
written by Alvin Tresselt (Lothrop)
1947: The Little Island
illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
written by Golden MacDonald,
pseud. [Margaret Wise Brown] (Doubleday)
1946: The Rooster Crows
by Maud & Miska Petersham (Macmillan)
1944: Many Moons
illustrated by Louis Slobodkin
written by James Thurber (Harcourt)
1943: The Little House
by Virginia Lee Burton (Houghton)
1942: Make Way for Ducklings
by Robert McCloskey (Viking)
1940: Abraham Lincoln
by Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire (Doubleday)
1939: Mei Li
by Thomas Handforth (Doubleday)
1938: Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book
illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop
written by Helen Dean Fish (Lippincott)
Last Updated 2020.