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The Caldecott Challenge (Part V)

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We’ve come to the end of the road, folks. Did I read every Caldecott winner in one day as I set out to do? That’s a negative. But at least now I can say for certain I’ve read ’em all.

1997: Golem by David Wisniewski (Clarion)

1998: Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky (Dutton)

1999: Snowflake Bentley, Illustrated by Mary Azarian ; text by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Houghton)

2000: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback (Viking)

2001: So You Want to Be President? Illustrated by David Small; text by Judith St. George (Philomel Books)

2002: The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin)

2003: My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann (Roaring Brook Press/Millbrook Press)

2004: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein (Roaring Brook Press/Millbrook Press)

2005: Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollinsPublishers)

2006: The Hello, Goodbye Window Illustrated by Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster (Michael di Capua/Hyperion)

2007: Flotsam by David Wiesner  (Clarion)

2008: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic)

2009:  The House in the Night illustrated by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson (Houghton Mifflin Company)

2010: The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney (Little, Brown and Company)

2011: A Sick Day for Amos McGee illustrated by Erin E. Stead, written by Philip C. Stead (Neal Porter Books/Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group)

And that does it.



About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Nice job! Learn anything useful? Take any notes?