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ACPL Mock Caldecott Winners

Using the same criteria that ALSC members do to decide the "real" Caldecott Award, a group of children's literature lovers narrowed down a list of books to our favorites each year. And the winners are...

2014 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Flora and the Flamingo
written and illustrated by Molly Idle
Chronicle Books, publisher

2014 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Locomotive
written and illustrated by Brian Floca
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, publisher

Journey
written and illustrated by Aaron Becker
Candlewick Press, publisher

If You Want to See a Whale
written by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin Stead
Roaring Brook Press, publisher

2013 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

And Then It's Spring
written by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin Stead
Roaring Brook Press, publisher

2013 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Extra Yarn
written by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
Balzer & Bray, publisher

Step Gently Out
written by Helen Frost, illustrated by Rick Lieder
Candlewick Press, publisher

More
written by I. C. Springman, illustrated by Brian Lies
Houghton Mifflin, publisher

2012 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

I Want My Hat Back
written and illustrated by Jon Klassen
Candlewick Press, publisher

2012 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Me...Jane
written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell
Little, Brown, publisher

Around the World
written and illustrated by Matt Phelan
Candlewick Press, publisher

2011 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Art and Max
written and illustrated by David Wiesner
Clarion Books, publisher

2011 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Chalk
written and illustrated by Bill Thomson
Marshall Cavendish, publisher

City Dog, Country Frog
written by Mo Willems, illustrated by Jon J. Muth
Hyperion, publisher

2010 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

The Lion and the Mouse
written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Little, Brown and Co., publisher

2010 MOCK CALDECOTT HONOR

All the World
written by Liz Garton Scanlon, illustrated by Marla Frazee
Beach Lane Books, publisher

2009 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Wabi Sabi
written by Mark Reibstein, illustrated by Ed Young
Little, Brown and Co., publisher

2009 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Jumpy Jack and Googily
written by Meg Rosoff, illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Henry Holt, publisher

In a Blue Room
written by Jim Averbeck, illustrated by Tricia Tusa
Harcourt, Inc., publisher

2008 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

The Chicken Chasing Queen of Lamar County
written by Janice N. Harrington, illustrated by Shelley Jackson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux

2008 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Jabberwocky
written by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Christopher Myers
Jump at the Sun

Cowboy & Octopus
written by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith
Viking

I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean
written and illustrated by Kevin Sherry
Dial Books

2007 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Flotsam
by David Wiesner
Clarion Books

2007 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

Mammoths on the Move
by Lisa Wheeler and illustrated by Kurt Cyrus
Harcourt, Inc.

Big Chickens
by Leslie Helakoski and illustrated by Henry Cole
Dutton Children's Books

John, Paul, George & Ben
by Lane Smith
Hyperion Books for Children

2006 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Show Way
by Jacqueline Woodson and illustrated by Hudson Talbott
G.P. Putnam's Sons

2006 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!
by Karen Beaumont and illustrated by David Catrow
Harcourt, Inc.

Earth Mother
by Ellen B. Jackson and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Walker & Co.

Zen Shorts
by Jon J. Muth and illustrated by Jon J. Muth
Scholastic Press

Our Tree Named Steve
by Alan Zweibel and illustrated by David Catrow
G.P. Putnam's Sons

2005 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Knuffle Bunny
by Mo Willems and illustrated by Mo Willems
Hyperion

2005 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS (in no particular order)

The Cats In Krasinski Square
by Karen Hesse and illustrated by Wendy Watson
Scholastic

Science Verse
by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith
Viking

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
by Walt Whitman and illustrated by Loren Long
Simon and Schuster

2004 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Roller Coaster
by Marla Frazee
Harcourt

2004 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS

Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888
by Ernest L. Thayer and illustrated by C. F. Payne
Simon & Schuster

The Dot
by Peter H. Reynolds
Candlewick

2003 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

The Spider and the Fly
by Mary Botham Howitt and illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi
Simon & Schuster

2003 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS

Mrs. Biddlebox
by Linda Smith and illustrated by Marla Frazee
HarperCollins

Duck on a Bike
by David Shannon
Blue Sky

Oliver Finds His Way
by Phyllis Root and illustrated by Christopher Denise
Candlewick

A Story for Bear
by Dennis Haseley and illustrated by Jim LaMarche
Silver Whistle/Harcourt

2002 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

The Three Pigs
by David Wiesner
Clarion

2002 MOCK CALDECOTT HONORS

Albert
by Donna Jo Napoli and illustrated by Jim LaMarche
Silver Whistle/Harcourt Brace

Milo's Hat Trick
by John Agee
Hyperion

2001 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Olivia
by Ian Falconer
Atheneum

2001 MOCK CALDECOTT HONOR WINNERS

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B. Johnson
Houghton

How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight
by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Mark Teague
Scholastic

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Robert Sabuda
S & S

2000 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Sector 7
by David Wiesner
Clarion

2000 MOCK CALDECOTT HONOR WINNERS

Red Eyed Tree Frog
by Joy Cowley and photographs by Nic Bishop
Scholastic

William Shakespeare and the Globe
by Aliki
HarperCollins

1999 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

Snow
by Uri Shulevitz
FSG

1999 MOCK CALDECOTT HONOR WINNERS

You Can't Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum
by Jacqueline Weitzman and Robin Glasser
Dial

Dancin' in the Kitchen
by Wendy Gelsanliter
illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Putnam

1998 MOCK CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER

The Cinder-Eyed Cats
by Eric Rohmann
Crown

1998 MOCK CALDECOTT HONOR WINNERS

A Lot of Otters
by Barbara Berger
Philomel

Mouse Mess
by Linnea Riley
Blue Sky/Scholastic

Rapunzel
by Paul O. Zelinsky
Dutton

Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.lib.in.us.

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