most distinguished American picture book
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.
Award Web Site: Caldecott Medal
- Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Winner)
- Du Iz Tak (Honor)
- Freedom in Congo Square (Honor)
- Leave Me Alone! (Honor)
- They All Saw a Cat (Honor)