The Caldecott Challenge (Part V)
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’sÂ First Full MoonÂ by Kevin HenkesÂ (Greenwillow Books/HarperCollinsPublishers)
2006: The Hello, Goodbye Window Illustrated byÂ Chris Raschka, written by Norton Juster (Michael di Capua/Hyperion)
2007: Flotsam by David WiesnerÂ (Clarion)
2008: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic)
2009:Â The House in the NightÂ illustrated by Beth Krommes,Â 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.
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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