Caldecott Medal 2020

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.

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Author: Kwame Alexander
2020 Caldecott Medal - Winner

"The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree"-- Provided by publisher.

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Author: Richard Morris
2020 Caldecott Medal - Honor

An assortment of animals living separate lives discover they need each other when they have a chance encounter on a river.

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Author: Kelly Starling Lyons
2020 Caldecott Medal - Honor

Alan looks forward to the annual family reunion at the farm where Daddy grew up, but everyone is supposed to share something special and Alan worries about arriving with empty hands.

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Author: Andrea Loney
2020 Caldecott Medal - Honor

After school orchestra practice, young Nic carries his double bass through rough neighborhoods to his grandfather's home, where he and Grandaddy Nic play jazz music with friends, delighting the neighbors.