2018 Caldecott Award Winners


The American Library Association just announced the top youth books and media of 2018, including the Randolph Caldecott Award. This award goes to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

To find past award winners in our catalog or to check availability, do a title search for Caldecott Medal Winner. For more information about this award and its recipients, check the ALA website.

Help us recognize these honorees and winners by checking one out today.

2018 Caldecott Winner

Wolf in the snow by Matthew Cordell

When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home in this almost wordless celebration of empathy and compassion.

2018 Caldecott Honor Books

Big cat, little cat by Elisha Cooper

A moving tale about friendship, new beginnings, and cats.

Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

A different pond by Bao Phi

As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation, and while they hoped to hook some fish Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam.

Grand Canyon by Jason Chin

An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain.