Caldecott 2016

Which picture book deserves the 2016 Caldecott medal?

We are book critics!

A group of expert readers read many picture books all year and then decide which deserves the Caldecott medal. How do they decide? Watch the presentation below to learn about the Caldecott criteria.

Let's preview a few of our choices. Click on each video below to watch a book trailer.

Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael López
Leo: A Ghost Story
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Who was Randolph Caldecott?

Use the links below to answer 4 questions in the Caldecott Biography Research form.