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Caldecott Medal Awards 2000s

The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children for the best American picture book for children.

The House in the Night

The House in the Night
Illustrated by Beth Krommes

2009
Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a house in the night a home filled with light.

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

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

2008
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toy seller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

Flotsam

Flotsam

2007
The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam.

The Hello, Goodbye Window

The Hello, Goodbye Window
Illustrated by Chris Raschka

2006
A little girl describes the magic kitchen window in her grandparents' home.

Kitten's First Full Moon

Kitten's First Full Moon

2005
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

2004
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.

My Friend Rabbit

My Friend Rabbit

2003 - Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend.

The Three Pigs

The Three Pigs

2002
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.

So You Want to Be President?

So You Want to Be President?
Illustrated by David Small

2001
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

2000
A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.