Caldecott Medal Awards 1938-1949
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children for the best American picture book for children.
The Big Snow
Despite their elaborate preparations for the winter, the animals and birds are delighted by a surprise banquet after a big snow.
White Snow, Bright Snow
Illustrated by Roger Duvoisin
When it begins to look, feel, and smell like snow, everyone prepares for a winter blizzard.
The Little Island
Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard
Depicts the changes that occur on a small island as the seasons come and go, as day changes to night, and as a storm approaches.
The Rooster Crows; A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles
A collection of traditional American nursery rhymes, finger games, skipping rhymes, jingles, and counting out rhymes.
Prayer for a Child
Illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones
For sixty years children and parents have shared in the joy and inspiration of Rachel Field and Elizabeth Orton Jones's Prayer for a Child.
Illustrated by Louis Slobodkin
Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon.
The Little House
A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her.
Make Way for Ducklings
Mrs. Mallard leaves her home on an island in the Charles River and escorts her eight ducklings through hazardous Boston traffic to the Public Gardens where Mr. Mallard is waiting for his family to join him.
They Were Strong and Good
Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.
Text and illustrations present the life of the boy born on the Kentucky frontier who became the sixteenth president of the United States.
After spending an eventful day at the fair held on New Year's Eve, Mei Li arrives home just in time to greet the Kitchen God.
Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book
Animals of the Bible are presented through passages from both the Old and New Testament.