Top 10 Caldecott Medal Books

The Caldecott Medal is awarded every year by the Association for Library Service to Children to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children (ALA Website). Caldecott Medal books are always filled with beautiful illustrations that capture the attention and imagination of adults and children alike. While it was difficult to choose, here are ten of our favorite Caldecott Medal books.

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

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The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

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The Big Snow by Berta & Elmer Hader

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Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

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Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey

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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble

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The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

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Owl Moon, illustrated by John Schoenherr; text: Jane Yolen

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My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann

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The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

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