Caldecott Winners and Honor Titles Since 2001

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The Undefeated

Title: The Undefeated
By: Alexander, Kwame
Published: 2019

2020 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Kadir Nelson
Call number: x811 Alexa.K


Trombone Shorty

Title: Trombone Shorty
By: Andrews, Troy "Trombone Shorty"
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Call number: xBiog Andew.T Andew.T


Wonder Walkers

Title: Wonder Walkers
By: Archer, Micha
Published: 2021

2022 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Micha Archer
Call number: JPicture Arche.M


Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Title: Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
By: Barnes, Derrick
Published: 2017

2018 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Gordon C. James
Call number: JPicture Barne.D


Extra Yarn

Title: Extra Yarn
By: Barnett, Mac
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Call number: JPicture Barne.M


Sam & Dave Dig a Hole

Title: Sam & Dave Dig a Hole
By: Barnett, Mac
Published: 2014

2015 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Call number: JPicture Barne.M


Journey

Title: Journey
By: Becker, Aaron
Published: 2013

2014 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Aaron Becker
Call number: JPicture Becke.A


Hello Lighthouse

Title: Hello Lighthouse
By: Blackall, Sophie
Published: 2018

2019 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Sophie Blackall
Call number: JPicture Black.S


Leave Me Alone!

Title: Leave Me Alone!
By: Brosgol, Vera
Published: 2016

2017 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Vera Brosgol
Call number: JPicture Brosg.V


The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

Title: The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
By: Bryant, Jen
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Melissa Sweet
Call number: xBiog Roget.P Bryan.J


A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams

Title: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
By: Bryant, Jen
Published: 2008

2009 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Melissa Sweet
Call number: xBiog Willi.W Bryan.J


One Cool Friend

Title: One Cool Friend
By: Buzzeo, Toni
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: David Small
Call number: JPicture Buzze.T


Me & Mama

Title: Me & Mama
By: Cabrera, Cozbi A.
Published: 2020

2021 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Cozbi A. Cabrera
Call Number: JPicture Cabre.C


Nana in the City

Title: Nana in the City
By: Castillo, Lauren
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Lauren Castillo
Call number: JPicture Casti.L


Grand Canyon

Title: Grand Canyon
By: Chin, Jason
Published: 2017

2018 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Jason Chin
Call number: x551.9132 Chin.J


Ella Sarah Gets Dressed

Title: Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
By: Chodos-Irvine, Margaret
Published: 2003

2004 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Call number: JPicture Chodo.M


Big Cat, little cat

Title: Big Cat, little cat
By: Cooper, Elisha
Published: 2017

2018 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Elisha Cooper
Call number: JPicture Coope.E


Wolf in the Snow

Title: Wolf in the Snow
By: Cordell, Matthew
Published: 2017

2018 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Matthew Cordell
Call number: JPicture Corde.M


Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

Title: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
By: Cronin, Doreen
Published: 2000

2001 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Betsy Lewin
Call number: JPicture Croni.D


Last Stop on Market Street

Title: Last Stop on Market Street
By: de la Peña , Matt
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Christian Robinson
Call number: JPicture Delap.M


A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal

Title: A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal
By: Elliott, Zetta
Published: 2020

2021 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Noa Denmon
Call Number: JPicture Ellio.Z


Du Iz Tak?

Title: Du Iz Tak?
By: Ellis, Carson
Published: 2016

2017 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Carson Ellis
Call number: JPicture Ellis.C


Olivia

Title: Olivia
By: Falconer, Ian
Published: 2000

2001 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Ian Falconer
Call number: JPicture Falco.I


Locomotive

Title: Locomotive
By: Floca, Brian
Published: 2013

2014 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Brian Floca
Call number: x385.0973 Floca.B


A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever

Title: A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever
By: Frazee, Marla
Published: 2008

2009 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Marla Frazee
Call number: JPicture Fraze.M


The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

Title: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
By: Gerstein, Mordicai
Published: 2003

2004 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Mordicai Gerstein
Call number: xBiog Petit.P Gerst.M


Rosa

Title: Rosa
By: Giovanni, Nikki
Published: 2005

2006 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Call number: xBiog Parks.R Giova.N


Have You Ever Seen a Flower?

Title: Have You Ever Seen a Flower?
By: Harris, Shawn
Published: 2021

2022 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Shawn Harris
Call number: JPicture Harri.S


Kitten's First Full Moon

Title: Kitten's First Full Moon
By: Henkes, Kevin
Published: 2004

2005 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Kevin Henkes
JPicture Henke.K


Waiting

Title: Waiting
By: Henkes, Kevin
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Kevin Henkes
Call number: JPicture Henke.K


The Spider and the Fly

Title: The Spider and the Fly
By: Howitt, Mary
Published: 2002

2003 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Tony DiTerlizzi
Call Number: x821.08 Howit.M


Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

Title: Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
By: Hill, Laban Carrick
Published: 2010

2011 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Call number: xBiog Dave Hill.L


Flora and the Flamingo

Title: Flora and the Flamingo
By: Idle, Molly
Published: 2013

2014 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Molly Idle
Call number: JPicture Idle.M


What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?

Title: What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?
By: Jenkins, Steve and Robin Page
Published: 2003

2004 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
Call number: x591.4 Jenki.S


The Hello, Goodbye Window

Title: The Hello, Goodbye Window
By: Juster, Norman
Published: 2005

2006 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Chris Raschka
Call number: JPicture Juste.N


The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer

Title: The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer
By: Kerley, Barbara
Published: 2001

2002 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Brian Selznick
Call number: xBiog Hawki.B Kerle.B


This Is Not My Hat

Title: This Is Not My Hat
By: Klassen, Jon
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Jon Klassen
Call number: JPicture Klass.J


The Cat Man of Aleppo

Title: The Cat Man of Aleppo
By: Latham, Irene with Karim Shamsi-Basha
Published: 2020

2021 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Yuko Shimizu
Call Number: JPIcture Latha.I


The Red Book

Title: The Red Book
By: Lehman, Barbara
Published: 2004

2005 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Barbara Lehman
Call number: JPicture Lehma.B


Henry's Freedom Box

Title: Henry's Freedom Box
By: Levine, Ellen
Published: 2007

2008 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Kadir Nelson
Call number: JPicture Levin.E


The Rough Patch

Title: The Rough Patch
By: Lies, Brian
Published: 2018

2019 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Brian Lies
Call number: JPicture Lies.B


A Big Mooncake for Little Star

Title: A Big Mooncake for Little Star
By: Lin, Grace
Published: 2018

2019 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Grace Lin
Call number: JPicture Lin.G


We Are Water Protectors

Title: We Are Water Protectors
By: Lindstrom, Carole
Published: 2020

2021 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Michaela Goade
Call number: JPicture Linds.C


Sleep Like a Tiger

Title: Sleep Like a Tiger
By: Logue, Mary
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Pamela Zagarenski
Call number: JPicture Logue.M


The Double Bass Blues

Title: The Double Bass Blues
By: Loney, Andrea J.
Published: 2019

2020 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Rudy Gutierrez
Call number: JPicture Loney.A


Going Down Home with Daddy

Title: Going Down Home with Daddy
By: Lyons, Kelly Starling
Published: 2019

2020 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Daniel Minter
Call number: JPicture Lyons.K


Alma and How She Got Her Name

Title: Alma and How She Got Her Name
By: Martinez-Neal, Juana
Published: 2018

2019 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Juana Martinez-Neal
Call number: Marti.J


Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Title: Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
By: Mattick, Lindsay
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Sophie Blackall
Call number: x599.785 Matti.L


Hondo & Fabian

Title: Hondo & Fabian
By: McCarty, Peter
Published: 2002

2003 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Peter McCarty
Call Number: JPicture Mccar.P


Me...Jane

Title: Me...Jane
By: McDonnell, Patrick
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Patrick McDonnell
Call number: xBiog Gooda.J Mcdon.P


Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet

Title: Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet
By: McLimans, David
Published: 2006

2007 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: David McLimans
Call number: x591.68 Mcclim.D


Thank You, Omu!

Title: Thank You, Omu!
By: Mora, Oge
Published: 2018

2019 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Oge Mora
Call number: JPicture Mora.O


Viva Frida

Title: Viva Frida
By: Morales, Yuyi
Published: 2014

2015 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Yuyi Morales
Call number: Spanish xBiog Kahlo.F Moral.Y


Bear Came Along

Title: Bear Came Along
By: Morris, Richard T.
Published: 2019

2020 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: LeUyen Pham
Call number: JPicture Morri.R


Zen Shorts

Title: Zen Shorts
By: Muth, Jon J.
Published: 2005

2006 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Jon J. Muth
Call number: JPIcture Muth.J


A Different Pond

Title: A Different Pond
By: Phi, Bao
Published: 2018

2019 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Thi Bui
Call number: JPicture Phi.B


The Lion & the Mouse

Title: The Lion & the Mouse
By: Pinkney, Jerry
Published: 2009

2010 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
Call number: x800 Pinkn.J


Noah's Ark

Title: Noah's Ark
By: Pinkney, Jerry
Published: 2002

2003 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
Call number: x222 Pinkn.J


Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Title: Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride
By: Priceman, Marjorie
Published: 2005

2006 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Marjorie Priceman
Call number: JPicture Price.M


A Ball for Daisy

Title: A Ball for Daisy
By: Raschka, Chris
Published: 2011

2012 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Chris Raschka
Call number: JPicture Rasch.C


Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Title: Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
By: Rappaport, Doreen
Published: 2001

2002 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Call number: xBiog King.M Rappa.D


Creepy Carrots!

Title: Creepy Carrots!
By: Reynolds, Aaron
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Peter Brown
Call number: JPicture Reyno.A


Blackout

Title: Blackout
By: Rocco, John
Published: 2011

2012 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: John Rocco
Call number: JPicture Rocco.J


My Friend Rabbit

Title: My Friend Rabbit
By: Rohmann, Eric
Published: 2002

2003 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Eric Rohmann
JPicture Rohma.E


The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art

Title: The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
By: Rosenstock, Barb
Published: 2014

2015 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Mary GrandPré
Call number: x759.7 Rosen.B


The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

Title: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
By: Santat, Dan
Published: 2014

2015 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Dan Santat
Call number: JPicture Santa.D


All the World

Title: All the World
By: Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton
Published: 2009

2010 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Marla Frazee
Call number: x811 Scanl.E


First the Egg

Title: First the Egg
By: Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
Published: 2007

2008 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Call number: JPicture Seege.L


Green

Title: Green
By: Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
Published: 2012

2013 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Call number: JPicture Seege.L


The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures

Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures
By: Selznick, Brian
Published: 2007

2008 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Brian Selznick
Call number: J Selzn.B


How I Learned Geography

Title: How I Learned Geography
By: Shulevitz, Uri
Published: 2008

2009 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Uri Shulevitz
Call number: JPicture Shule.U


Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

Title: Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors
By: Sidman, Joyce
Published: 2009

2010 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Pamela Zagarenski
Call number: JPicture Sidma.J


Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems

Title: Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems
By: Sidman, Joyce
Published: 2005

2006 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Beckie Prange
Call number: x811 Sidma.J


The Stray Dog

Title: The Stray Dog
By: Simont, Marc
Published: 2001

2002 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Marc Simont
Call number: JPicture Simon.M


The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

Title: The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain
By: Sis, Peter
Published: 2007

2008 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Peter Sis
Call number: xBiog Sis.P Sis.P


Grandpa Green

Title: Grandpa Green
By: Smith, Lane
Published: 2011

2012 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Lane Smith
Call number: JPicture Smith.L


A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Title: A Sick Day for Amos McGee
By: Stead, Philip C.
Published: 2010

2011 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Erin Stead
Call number: JPicture Stead.P


Interrupting Chicken

Title: Interrupting Chicken
By: Stein, David Ezra
Published: 2010

2011 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: David Ezra Stein
Call number: JPicture Stein.D


Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Title: Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
By: Steptoe, Javaka
Published: 2016

2017 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Javaka Steptoe
Call number: xBiog Basqu.J Stept.J


So You Want to Be President?

Title: So You Want to Be President?
By: St. George, Judith
Published: 2000

2001 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: David Small
Call number: x973 Stgeo.J


The House in the Night

Title: The House in the Night
By: Swanson, Susie Marie
Published: 2008

2009 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Beth Krommes
Call number: JPicture Swans.S


Mel Fell

Title: Mel Fell
By: Tabor, Corey R.
Published: 2021

2022 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Corey R. Tabor
Call number: JPicture Tabor.C


This One Summer

Title: This One Summer
By: Tamaki, Mariko
Published: 2014

2015 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Jillian Tamaki
Note: This book is our YA department.
Call number: YA Graphic Tamak.M


Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888

Title: Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888
By: Thayer, Ernest Lawrence
Published: 2000

2001 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Christopher H. Bing
Call number: x811 Thaye.E


Outside In

Title: Outside In
By: Underwood, Deborah
Published: 2020

2021 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Cindy Derby
Call Number: JPicture Under.D


Watercress

Title: Watercress
By: Wang, Andrea
Published: 2021

2022 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: Jason Chin
Call number: JPicture Wang.A


Freedom in Congo Square

Title: Freedom in Congo Square
By: Weatherford, Carole Boston
Published: 2016

2017 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: R. Gregory Christie
Call number: x976.335 Weath.C


Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

Title: Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
By: Weatherford, Carole Boston
Published: 2006

2007 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Kadir Nelson
Call number: xBiog Tubma.H Weath.C


Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

Title: Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
By: Weatherford, Carole Boston
Published: 2021

2022 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Floyd Cooper
Call number: x976.6 Weath.C


Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

Title: Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
By: Weatherford, Carole Boston
Published: 2015

2016 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Ekua Holmes
Call number: xBiog Hamer.F Weath.C


They All Saw a Cat

Title: They All Saw a Cat
By: Wenzel, Brendan
Published: 2016

2017 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Brendan Wenzel
Call number: JPicture Wenze.B


Flotsam

Title: Flotsam
By: Wiesner, David
Published: 2006

2007 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: David Wiesner
Call number: JPicture Wiesn.D


Mr. Wuffles

Title: Mr. Wuffles
By: Wiesner, David
Published: 2013

2014 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: David Wiesner
Call number: JPicture Wiesn.D


The Three Pigs

Title: The Three Pigs
By: Wiesner, David
Published: 2001

2002 Caldecott Winner
Illustrator: David Wiesner
Call number: x398.2 Wiesn.D


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Title: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
By: Willems, Mo
Published: 2003

2004 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Mo Willems
Call number: JPicture Wille.M


Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Title: Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
By: Willems, Mo
Published: 2004

2005 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Mo Willems
Call number: JPicture Wille.M


Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity

Title: Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity
By: Willems, Mo
Published: 2007

2008 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: Mo Willems
Call number: JPicture Wille.M


Coming on Home Soon

Title: Coming on Home Soon
By: Woodson, Jacqueline
Published: 2004

2005 Caldecott Honor
Illustrator: E.B. Lewis
Call number: JPicture Lewis.E


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