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Elizabeth Kennedy

Join the Caldecott 75th Anniversary Celebration!

By January 23, 2013

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Logo - 75th Anniversary of the Randolph Caldecott MedalDid you know that the American Library Association is in the middle of a big celebration? Join the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal for picture book illustration. How? Celebrate by sharing many of the award-winning books with your children, from A Ball for Daisy, last year's winner, to Where the Wild Things Are, which won in 1964 and has become a classic, to the very first book to be recognized. Where can you find out information about the winners and when they won? I just finished a list for you, 75 Years of Randolph Caldecott Medal Winners, and linked to related articles and reviews. As I review more of the books, I'll add the links to the list. I'll add the 2013 Caldecott Medal winner on Monday when the announcement is made.

(The Caldecott Award is administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The 75th Anniversary illustration and logo copyright © 2012 by Brian Selznick. Used with permission of ALSC/ALA.)

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