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Scroll down to see the Caldecott Medal books and original art on view in The Carle’s exhibition.

867779399.1.l
1938

Dorothy Pulis Lathrop (American, 1891)
Animals of the Bible: A Picture Book
[J.B. Lippincott Company, 1937]

 

 

 

 

 

mei_li
1939

Thomas Handforth (American, 1897 – 1948)
Mei Li
[Doubleday & Company, 1938]

 

 

 

 

 

abraham_lincoln
1940

Ingri d’Aulaire (American, born in Norway, 1904 – 1980)
Edgar Parin d’Aulaire (American, born in Germany, 1898 – 1986)
Abraham Lincoln
[Doubleday & Company, 1939]

 

 

 

 

they_were_strong_and_good
1941

Robert Lawson (American, 1892 – 1957)
They Were Strong and Good
[Viking Press, 1940]

 

 

 

 

 

make_way_for_ducklings
1942

Robert McCloskey (American, 1914 – 2003)
Make Way for Ducklings
[Viking Press, 1941]

 

 

 

 

 

little_house
1943

Virginia Lee Burton (American, 1909 – 1968)
The Little House
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942]

 

 

 

 

many_moons
1944

Louis Slobodkin (American, 1903 – 1975)
Many Moons by James Thurber
[Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943]

 

 

 

 

prayer_for_a_child
1945

Elizabeth Orton Jones (American, 1910 – 2005)
Prayer for a Child by Rachel Field
[Macmillan Company, 1944]

 

 

 

 

 

rooster_crows
1946

Maud Petersham (American, 1890 – 1971)
Miska Petersham (American, 1888 – 1960)
The Rooster Crows
[Macmillan Company, 1945]

 

 

 

 

little_island
1947

Leonard Weisgard (American, 1916 – 2000)
The Little Island by Margaret Wise Brown, pseudonym Golden MacDonald
[Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946]

 

 

white_snow_bright_snow
1948

Roger Duvoisin (American, born in Switzerland, 1900 – 1980)
White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt
[Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1947]

 

 

 

 

big_snow
1949

Berta Hoerner Hader (American, born in Mexico, 1890 – 1976)
Elmer Stanley Hader (American, 1889 – 1973)
The Big Snow
[Macmillan, 1948]

 

 

 

 

song_of_the_swallows
1950

Leo Politi (American, 1908 – 1996)
Song of the Swallows
[Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1949]

 

 

 

 

 

egg_tree
1951

Katherine Milhous (American, 1894 – 1977)
The Egg Tree
[Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1950]

 

 

 

 

 

finders_keepers
1952

Nicholas Mordvinoff (American, born in Russia, 1911 – 1973)
Finders Keepers by William Lipkind
[Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951]

 

 

 

 

biggest_bear
1953

Lynd Ward (American, 1905 – 1985)
The Biggest Bear
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952]

 

 

 

 

 

madelines_rescue
1954

Ludwig Bemelmans (American, 1898 – 1962)
Madeline’s Rescue
[Viking Press, 1953]

 

 

 

 

 

cinderella
1955

Marcia Brown (American, 1918 – 2015)
Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper by Charles Perrault
[Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1954]

 

 

 

 

 

brown_cinderella
Marcia Brown, Illustration for Cinderella by Charles Perrault [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]. Gouache, crayon, watercolor and ink on paper. Collection of Marcia Brown Papers, M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany Libraries. ©1954, 1982 Marcia Brown.

 

 

frog_went_a-courtin
1956

Feodor Rojankovsky (American, born in Latvia, 1891 – 1970)
Frog Went A-Courtin’ by John Langstaff
[Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1955]

 

 

 

 

a_tree_is_nice
1957

Marc Simont (American, born in France, 1915 – 2013)
A Tree Is Nice by Janice Udry
[Harper & Brothers, 1956]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

time_of_wonder
1958

Robert McCloskey (American, 1914 – 2003)
Time of Wonder
[Viking Press, 1957]

 

 

 

 

 

chanticleer_and_the_fox
1959

Barbara Cooney (American, 1917 – 2000)
Chanticleer and the Fox by Geoffrey Chaucer
[Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1958]

 

 

 

 

 

nine_days_christmas
1960

Marie Hall Ets (American, 1895 – 1984)
Nine Days to Christmas by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida
[Viking Press, 1959]

 

 

 

 

 

baboushka_and_the_three_kings
1961

Nicolas Sidjakov (American, born in Latvia, 1924 – 1993)
Baboushka and the Three Kings by Ruth Robbins
[Parnassus Press, 1960]

 

 

 

 

once_a_mouse
1962

Marcia Brown (American, 1918 – 2015)
Once a Mouse
[Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1961]

 

 

 

 

brown_mouse
Marcia Brown, Illustration for Once a Mouse [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]. Woodcut and watercolor on paper. Collection of Marcia Brown Papers, M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany Libraries. ©1961 Marcia Brown.

 

 

snowy_day
1963

Ezra Jack Keats (American, 1916 – 1983)
The Snowy Day
[Viking Press, 1962]

 

 

 

where_the_wild_things_are
1964

Maurice Sendak (American, 1928 – 2012)
Where the Wild Things Are
[Harper & Row, 1963]

 

 

 

 

may_i_bring_a_friend
1965

Beni Montresor (Italian, 1926 – 2001)
May I Bring a Friend? by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers
[Atheneum, 1964]

 

 

 

 

 

always_room_for_one_more
1966

Nonny Hogrogian (American, b. 1932)
Always Room for One More by Leclair Alger, pseudonym Sorche Nic Leodhas
[Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1965]

 

 

 

sam_bangs_and_moonshine
1967

Evaline Ness (American, 1911 – 1986)
Sam, Bangs & Moonshine
[Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966]

 

 

 

 

 

drummerhoff
1968

Ed Emberley (American, b. 1931)
Drummer Hoff by Barbara Emberley
[Prentice-Hall, 1967]

 

 

 

emberley_hoff
Ed Emberley, Illustration for Drummer Hoff by Barbara Emberley [Prentice-Hall]. Woodcut ink print on paper. Gift of Barbara and Don Elleman. ©1967 Edward R. Emberley and Barbara Emberley.

 

 

fool_of_the_world
1969

Uri Shulevitz (American, born in Poland, b. 1935)
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Arthur Ransome
[Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1968]

 

 

 

shulevitz
Uri Shulevitz, Illustration for The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship by Arthur Ransome [Farrar, Straus and Giroux]. Ink on paper with color overlay. Promised Gift of the artist. ©1968 Uri Shulevitz.

 

 

slyvester_and_the_magic_pebble
1970

William Steig (American, 1907 – 2003)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
[Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1969]

 

 

 

 

 

a_story
1971

Gail E. Haley (American, b. 1939)
A Story A Story
[Atheneum, 1970]

 

 

 

 

one_day
1972

Nonny Hogrogian (American, b. 1932)
One Fine Day
[Simon & Schuster, 1971]

 

 

 

funny_little_woman
1973

Blair Lent (American, 1930 – 2009)
The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel
[Dutton, 1972]

 

 

 

 

duffy_and_the_devil
1974

Margot Zemach (American, 1931 – 1989)
Duffy and the Devil by Harve Zemach
[Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973]

 

 

 

 

 

arrow_to_the_sun
1975

Gerald McDermott (American, 1941 – 2012)
Arrow to the Sun
[Viking Press, 1974]

 

 

 

dillon_mosquitoes_cover
1976

Leo Dillon (American, 1933 – 2012)
Diane Dillon (American, b. 1933)
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears by Verna Aardema
[Dial Press, 1975]

 

 

 

ashanti_to_zulu
1977

Leo Dillon (American, 1933 – 2012)
Diane Dillon (American, b. 1933)
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove
[Dial Press, 1976]

 

 

 

 

noahs_ark
1978

Peter Spier (American, born in the Netherlands, 1927 – 2017)
Noah’s Ark
[Doubleday, 1977]

 

 

girl_who_loved_wild_horses
1979

Paul Goble (English, 1933 – 2017)
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
[Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1978]

 

 

 

 

 

ox-cart_man
1980

Barbara Cooney (American, 1917 – 2000)
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
[Viking Press, 1979]

 

 

 

fables
1981

Arnold Lobel (American, 1933 – 1987)
Fables
[Harper & Row, 1980]

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014_004_020
Arnold Lobel, Illustration for Fables [Harper & Row]. Graphite, ink, and watercolor on paper. Gift of Adrianne and Adam Lobel. ©1980 Arnold Lobel.

 

 

jumanji
1982

Chris Van Allsburg (American, b. 1949)
Jumanji
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981]

 

 

 

shadow
1983

Marcia Brown (American, 1918 – 2015)
Shadow by Blaise Cendrars
[Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1982]

 

 

 

 

 

brown_shadow
Marcia Brown, Illustration for Shadow [Atheneum Books for Young Readers]. Collage, woodcut, and acrylic on paper. Collection of Marcia Brown Papers, M. E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany Libraries. ©1982 Marcia Brown.

 

 

glorious_flight
1984

Alice Provensen (American, b. 1918)
Martin Provensen (American, 1916 – 1987)
The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, June 25, 1909
[Viking Press, 1983]

 

 

george_dragon
1985

Trina Schart Hyman (American, 1939 – 2004)
Saint George and the Dragon by Margaret Hodges
[Little, Brown and Company, 1984]

 

 

 

allsburg_polar
1986

Chris Van Allsburg (American, b. 1949)
The Polar Express
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985]

 

 

 

hey_al
1987

Richard Egielski (American, b. 1952)
Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks
[Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986]

 

 

 

 

owl_moon_cover
1988

John Schoenherr (American, 1935 – 2010)
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
[Philomel Books, 1987]

 

 

 

 

 

song_and_dance_man
1989

Stephen Gammell (American, b. 1943)
Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman
[Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1988]

 

 

 

 

 

lon_po_po
1990

Ed (Tse-chun) Young (American, born in China, b. 1931)
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
[Philomel Books, 1989]

 

 

 

 

 

black_and_white
1991

David Macaulay (American, born in England, b. 1946)
Black and White
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990]

 

 

 

 

 

 

maccauley_bw
David Macaulay, Illustrations for Black and White [Houghton Mifflin Company]. Watercolor and ink on paper. Gift from friends of Curator Emeritus H. Nichols B. Clark, in honor of his retirement. ©1990 David Macaulay.

 

 

wiesner_tuesday
1992

David Wiesner (American, b. 1956)
Tuesday
[Clarion Books, 1991]

 

 

 

mirette_on_the_high_wire
1993

Emily Arnold McCully (American, b. 1939)
Mirette on the High Wire
[G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1992]

 

 

 

 

 

2014_001_041
Emily Arnold McCully, Illustration for Mirette on a High Wire [G.P. Putnam’s Sons]. Watercolor on paper. Gift of the Charles Collection. © 1992 Emily Arnold McCully.
grandfathers_journey
1994

Allen Say (American, born in Japan, b. 1937)
Grandfather’s Journey
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993]

 

 

 

 

 

smoky_night
1995

David Díaz (American, b. 1960)
Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
[Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994]

 

 

 

 

officer_buckle_and_gloria
1996

Peggy Rathmann (American, b. 1953)
Officer Buckle and Gloria
[G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1995]

 

 

 

 

 

golem
1997

David Wisniewski (American, born in England, 1953 – 2002)
Golem
[Clarion Books, 1996]

 

 

 

 

rapunzel
1998

Paul O. Zelinsky (American, b. 1953)
Rapunzel
[Dutton Children’s Books, 1997]

 

 

 

 

 

zelinsky_rapunzel
Paul O. Zelinsky, Illustration for Rapunzel by the Brothers Grimm [Dutton Children’s Books]. Oil on paper. Gift of the Charles Collection. ©1997 Paul O. Zelinsky, used by permission of Penguin Random House, LLC. All rights reserved.

 

 

snowflake_bentley
1999

Mary Azarian (American, b. 1940)
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998]

 

 

 

 

joseph_had_a_little_overcoat
2000

Simms Taback (American, 1932 – 2011)
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
[Viking Press, 1999]

 

 

 

 

 

taback_joseph
Simms Taback, Joseph had a Little Overcoat [Viking Press]. Collage, gouache, crayon, ink and pastel on illustration board. Gift of Gail Taback, Jason Taback, and Lisa Taback Deane. ©1977, 1999 Simms Taback.

 

 

so_you_want_to_be_president
2001

David Small (American, b. 1945)
So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George
[Philomel Books, 2000]

 

 

 

 

 

wiesner_three_pigs
2002

David Wiesner (American, b. 1956)
The Three Pigs
[Clarion Books, 2001]

 

 

 

my_friend_rabbit
2003

Eric Rohmann (American, b. 1957)
My Friend Rabbit
[Roaring Brook Press, 2002]

 

 

 

man_who_walked_between_the_towers
2004

Mordicai Gerstein (American, b. 1935)
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
[Roaring Book Press, 2003]

 

 

 

 

 

gerstein_man
Mordicai Gerstein, Cover illustration for The Man Who Walked Between the Towers [Roaring Book Press]. Watercolor, tempera, pen and ink on paper. Gift of the artist. ©2003 Mordicai Gerstein.

 

 

kittens_first_full_moon
2005

Kevin Henkes (American, b. 1960)
Kitten’s First Full Moon
[Greenwillow Books, 2004]

 

 

 

 

the_hello_goodbye_window
2006

Chris Raschka (American, b. 1959)
The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster
[Michael di Capua Books, 2005]

 

 

 

 

flotsam
2007

David Wiesner (American, b. 1956)
Flotsam
[Clarion Books, 2006]

 

 

 

invention_of_hugo_cabret
2008

Brian Selznick (American, b. 1966)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
[Scholastic Press, 2007]

 

 

 

 

 

 

house_in_the_night
2009

Beth Krommes (American, b. 1956)
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
[Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008]

 

 

 

 

 

lion_and_the_mouse
2010

Jerry Pinkney (American, b. 1939)
The Lion and the Mouse
[Little, Brown and Company, 2009]

 

 

 

a_sick_day_for_amos_mcgee
2011

Erin E. Stead (American, b. 1982)
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead
[Roaring Brook Press, 2010]

 

 

 

ball_for_daisy
2012

Chris Raschka (American, b. 1959)
A Ball for Daisy
[Schwartz & Wade Books, 2011]

 

 

 

 

this_is_not_my_hat
2013

Jon Klassen (Canadian, b. 1981)
This Is Not My Hat
[Candlewick Press, 2012]

 

 

 

locomotive
2014

Brian Floca (American, )
Locomotive
[Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013]

 

 

 

 

beekle
2015

Dan Santat (American, )
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
[Little, Brown and Company, 2014]

 

 

 

 

 

finding_winnie
2016

Sophie Blackall (Australian, b. 1970)
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick
[Little, Brown and Company, 2015]

 

 

 

radiant_child
2017

Javaka Steptoe (American, b. 1971)
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
[Little, Brown and Company, 2016]

 

 

 

 

steptoe_radiant
Javaka Steptoe, Illustration for Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat [Little, Brown and Company]. Mixed media. Collection of the artist. ©2016 Javaka Steptoe.
wolf_in_snow
2018

 

Matthew Cordell (American)
Wolf in the Snow
[Feiwel & Friends, 2018]