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The University of Tampa Macdonald-Kelce Library

Children's and Young Adult Literature

Children's and young adult literature collected at the Macdonald-Kelce Library at UT.

Caldecott Medal

This medal is to be given to the artist who had created the most distinguished picture book of the year and named in honor of the nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph J. Caldecott. The Caldecott Medal "shall be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the United States during the preceding year. The award shall go to the artist, who must be a citizen or resident of the United States, whether or not he be the author of the text. 

The award was first given in 1938.

A list of Caldecott medal and honor books.

 

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