Caldecott & Newbery Winners — the Best Books for Children

This is not my hatThe 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen.

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

2013 Caldecott Honor Books include:

  • Creepy Carrots! illustrated by Peter Brown and written by Aaron Reynolds 
  • Extra Yarn illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett
  • Green illustrated and written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
  • One Cool Friend illustrated by David Small and written by Toni Buzzeo
  • Sleep Like a Tiger illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski and written by Mary Logue

The 2013 Newbery Medal winner is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.    One and only Ivan

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

2013 Newbery Honor Books include:

  • Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
  • Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

The BSC Library owns both winning books.  The honor books are on order.  Check them out!

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