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Mock Caldecott Award Winner

by Dawn S | Feb 05, 2018
Saturday morning, twenty seven amazing librarians, teachers, and friends discussed children's picture books at our annual Allen County Public Library Mock Caldecott Program. We were debating and voting on the one we think should win the 2018 Caldecott Award.

And the winner was...


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After the Fall
written and illustrated by Dan Santat



We also named two mock honor books
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Grand Canyon
written and illustrated by Jason Chin


cover image for muddy the story of blues legend muddy waters

Muddy: the story of blues legend Muddy Waters
written by Michael Mahin
illustrated by Evan Turk


Now we're just eagerly awaiting the official results next Monday.

Here are the details from the American Library Association's website:
The 2018 Youth Media Award announcements will take place on Monday, Feb. 12, at 8 a.m. MT from the Colorado Convention Center. Fans can follow 2018 results in real-time via live webcast at http://ala.unikron.com/2018 , or follow hashtag #alayma.

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  1. NM | Feb 07, 2018
    Love your choices.

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