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A new collaboration continues The Horn Book's popular retrospective series featuring in-depth coverage of the most prestigious awards in children's book publishing the Newbery and Caldecott Medals! Educators, librarians, scholars, and book lovers alike will delight at this one-stop source of information on the crown jewels of children's literature. Organized chronologically by year, entries feature book summaries, selected excerpts, reviews published both in The Horn Book and Booklist, acceptance speeches, and biographical essays about the winners.
Capturing the excitement surrounding award-winning authors and books, this comprehensive reference will help you to:
- Gain insights, from acceptance speeches and engaging biographical essays, about the creative process of each talented winner;
- Understand why each book was chosen in the context of how it was critically reviewed at the time of publication;
- Consider the visual history of the awards through each of the winning cover illustrations; and
- Analyze cultural and literary trends from year to year.
Looking Beyond the Winner's Circle
Caldecott Medal Books, 1986-2000
Newbery Medal Books, 1986-2000
Caldecott - The Polar Express
Newbery - Sarah, Plain and Tall
Caldecott - Hey, Al
Newbery - The Whipping Boy
Caldecott - Owl Moon
Newbery - Lincoln: A Photobiography
Caldecott - Song and Dance Man
Newbery - Joyful Noise
Caldecott - Lon Po Po
Newbery - Number of Stars
Caldecott - Black and White
Newbery - Maniac Magee
Caldecott - Tuesday
Newbery - Shiloh
Caldecott - Mirette on High Wire
Newbery - Missing May
Caldecott - Grandfather's Journey
Newbery - The Giver
Caldecott - Smoky Night
Newbery - Walk Two Moons
Caldecott - Officer Buckle and Gloria
Newbery - The Midwife's Apprentice
Caldecott - Golem
Newbery - The View from Saturday
Caldecott - Rapunzel
Newbery - Out of the Dust
Caldecott - Snowflake Bentley
Newbery - Holes
Caldecott - Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Newbery- Bud, Not Buddy
"What a treasure for the busy librarian, educator, researcher or book lover! Although similar resources have been published, there is none that incorporates all of the components of this work."
—Catholic Library World
"...impart[s] useful information about the books and those whose talents led to their awards..."
"Librarians, teachers, families, and the curious will agree that this is indeed a comprehensive guide to the winners of the last 15 years."
—American Reference Books Annual